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Reference numberNLB/18/682
Alternative reference numberNLB/18 p390-391
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster and Arthur William Rucker, to Ferdinand Freiherr v. Richthofen, Vorsitzender der Gesellschaft fur Erdkunde, Berlin
Date20 April 1899
DescriptionDirected by the Joint Antarctic Committee of the Royal Society and Royal Geographical Society to announce that, thanks to the beneficence of a private donor, an English Antarctic Expedition is now possible.

The Committee are anxious that the English and German Expeditions should co-operate, and should start at the same time. Understands that the proposed start date for the German Expedition is August 1901. Asks for confirmation of this. Also states that a personal conference between authorized persons, representing the two Expeditions is necessary.
Extent2p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
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