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Reference numberNLB/15/79
Alternative reference numberNLB/15 p50
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to Dr Andrew Ainslie Common, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary, Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee, Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House, W.
Date18 June 1897
DescriptionIn accordance with the request in Common's letter of the 15th, Foster has been directed by the President and Council to ask in a general manner, for facilities and assistance to the Eclipse Expedition.

Asks for more complete details as to the observing parties, as soon as possible.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6681Common; Andrew Ainslie (1841 - 1903)1841 - 1903
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
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