Reference numberNLB/19/361
Alternative reference numberNLB/19 p208
TitleCopy letter from the Secretary of the Royal Society, to William Henry Mahoney Christie, Fellow of the Royal Society, enclosing a copy letter to Sir Courtenay Boyle, Office of Works
Date28 August 1899
DescriptionAs he has not been in direct relations with the Admiralty, the Secretary sends a copy of a letter addressed to the Office of Works and asks Christie to take early steps to set his Department in motion.

In his letter to Boyle, the Secretary encloses letters [on the subject of electrical safeguards for Government Observatories et cetera, not enclosed]. Similar letters have been sent to the Astronomer Royal and the Department of Science and Art. Copies have been sent to the Kew Observatory Committee and the National Physical Laboratory.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6998Christie; Sir; William Henry Mahoney (1845 - 1922)1845 - 1922
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