|Alternative reference number
|Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Dr F Nansen
|14 February 1898
|A discussion on the 'Scientific advantages of an Antarctic expedition' will take place at the Royal Society on February 24. Asks Nansen to attend and hopes that he will take part in discussions. Long speeches are not expected but many men of science will state briefly the advantages to be gained for their particular field. If is willing to produce a short abstract of his remarks it would be published in the 'Proceedings of the [Royal Society]'.