Reference numberNLB/15/273
Alternative reference numberNLB/15 p163-164
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to the Under Secretary of State, War Office, Pall Mall, S.W.
Date26 July 1897
DescriptionArrangements are being made under the direction of the Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee of the Royal Society and Royal Astronomical Society, for taking observations in India of the Solar Eclipse next January.

The Committee are desirous of sending Captain E H Hills, with one of the observing parties, and the Royal Society hopes that the the Secretary of State for War will grant Hills the necessary leave and detail him for this special service from the first week in December 1897, to the end of February, 1898.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
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