Reference numberNLB/19/761
Alternative reference numberNLB/19 p440
TitleCopy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir Clements Roberts Markham, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date12 December 1899
DescriptionIs afraid there is some misapprehension on Markham's part regarding the Society's Council Meetings. Rucker has consulted the Treasurer [Alfred Bray Kempe] and he agrees that for a big financial question the Council must be given a weeks notice. Thinks it right to add that from what the Treasurer says, Markham must not assume that the Society will be prepared to undertake a financial liability of this kind. If called upon to pay the Society has no funds except the Government Grant available for such a purpose, and it would probably be held that the £1000 already promised[?] is as much as they can obtain from that source. This opinion is of course unofficial.
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7951Markham; Sir; Clements Robert (1830 - 1916)1830 - 1916
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
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