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Reference numberNLB/14/777
Alternative reference numberNLB/14 p429-431
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to Alfred Beit, 26 Park Lane, W.
Date14 May 1897
DescriptionFoster is directed by the President and Council of the Society to assure Beit that they accept with great pleasure the contribution of £200 so kindly offered, through their esteemed Fellow, Dr [Thomas] Lauder Brunton, towards the expenses of the investigation of the Tsetse Fly disease being carried out by the Society.

They are 'peculiarly gratefu ' to find assistance to scientific inquiry so generously given from private sources; and he is to express the hope that even if the present inquiry should not immediately lead to the discovery of an infallible remedy, it will at least have made a step onward in that direction to the great benefit of the important interests of South Africa.
Extent3p
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
NA6432Brunton; Sir; Thomas Lauder (1844 - 1916)1844 - 1916
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