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Reference numberNLB/16/875
Alternative reference numberNLB/16 p482
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Mr Francis Galton, Fellow of the Royal Society, 42 Rutland Gate, S.W.
Date24 June 1898
DescriptionGalton is already aware that the Council of the Royal Society has appointed a Committee to consider the application of the Meteorological Council for support in a request that an additional £1200 a year be granted to the Meteorological Council by the government.

The Committee (which consists of the President and Officers, Captain Abney, Professor W G Adams, Professor Clifton, Mr A B Kempe, Lord Rayleigh and Professor Schuster) has held a meeting and would like to obtain further information. Rucker therefore asks Galton with Sir Richard Strachey to attend a meeting of the Committee. A letter to the same effect has been sent to Strachey.
Extent2p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
NA7708Galton; Sir; Francis (1822 - 1911); statistician, human geneticist, eugenicist1822 - 1911
NA6454Abney; Sir; William de Wiveleslie (1843 - 1920)1843 - 1920
NA8034Adams; William Grylls (1836 - 1915)1836 - 1915
NA8042Clifton; Robert Bellamy (1836 - 1921)1836 - 1921
NA6638Kempe; Sir; Alfred Bray (1849 - 1922)1849 - 1922
NA6483Schuster; Sir; Arthur (1851 - 1934)1851 - 1934
NA3799Strachey; Sir; Richard (1817 - 1908)1817 - 1908
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