Reference numberNLB/16/828
Alternative reference numberNLB/16 p453-455
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to the Under Secretary of State for India, The India Office, S.W.
Date16 June 1898
DescriptionDirected by the President and Council of the Royal Society to convey to the Secretary of State for India their sincere thanks for the assistance given by the Government of India to the expeditions despatched to India to observe the recent Total Solar Eclipse. The governments of the Bombay presidency and the Central Providences gave facilities for the passage of the observers' baggage through Customs at Bombay and by their telegraphic and police arrangements at the observing stations. Would also like to convey thanks to the following gentlemen:

Sir Charles Lyall, Chief Commissioner, Central Providences
W A Nedham, Commissioner, Nagpur
S N Chitnairs, Deputy Commissiner, Wardha
A C Blenerhassett, Assistant Commissioner, Wardha
E Giles, Director of Public Instruction, Bombay
K R Bomanji, Collector of Salt
E H Aitken, Assistant Collector of Salt
F R Badar, Assistant Engineer
Mechan, Assistant Engineer
Damodhar Bapu Ras Patrardhan
Sikander Shah Dawa, Honorary Magistrate, Kalmeshwar
Gangadhar Anant Bhat, Executive Engineer
Govind Goshi, Overseer
Sadashi Govind Goshi, Clerk to Overseer
Colonel Henry J Lugard
E Lugard, Exective Engineer, Bhumdara
The Surveyor-General of India
Lieutenant Colonel St. G Gore, Survey of India
Mayor S G Burrard, Survey of India
Captain G P Lenox-Conyngham, Survey of India
Lieutenant G A Beazeley, Survey of India
Lieutenant H L Crosthwait, Survey of India
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
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