Reference numberNLB/17/778
Alternative reference numberNLB/17 p494-495
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster and Arthur William Rucker, to Captain Edmond Herbert Grove-Hills, [Fellow of the Royal Society] Secretary, Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee, Royal Astronomical Society
Date20 December 1898
DescriptionThe report of the Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee transmitted by Hills was laid before Council and at the same meeting the representatives of the Royal Society on the Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee were reappointed to hold office provisionally, until such time as the President and Council might determine.

The Committee was reappointed in order that there might be no break in its work. Explains why the appointment was made provisional. Lists the names of the representatives of the Royal Society on the Joint Committee; Captain Abney, Mr W H M Christie, Dr A A Common, Sir W Huggins, Sir J N Lockyer, Major P A MacMahon, Professor A Schuster, Dr G J Stoney, General Tennant, and Admiral Sir J W L Wharton.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6941Grove-Hills; Edmond Herbert (1864 - 1922)1864 - 1922
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
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