Reference numberNLB/17/788
Alternative reference numberNLB/17 p500
TitleCopy letter from Richard Strachey and William Thomas Blanford, to Lord George Hamilton, Secretary of State for India
Date21 December 1898
DescriptionAs delegates nominated by Hamilton to represent India at the International Conference held last October to further the preparation of an International Catalogue of Scientific Literature, the Society reports that in order to carry out the resolutions adopted at that Conference, the Society has addressed the President of the Asiatic Society of Bengal on the subject, and requested him to move that Society to undertake, in concert with other Scientific Bodies in British India, the constitution of a local bureau.

Annexes a copy of the Society's letter to the Asiatic Society [not enclosed] and requests that the Government of India be invited by Hamilton, to give such support to their proposals as will indicate their general approval of the objects which it is desired to attain.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3799Strachey; Sir; Richard (1817 - 1908)1817 - 1908
NA3732Blanford; William Thomas (1832 - 1905)1832 - 1905
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