Herewith enclosed I beg leave to hand you cheque for £1-1-0 which please place to the credit of the Scientific Relief Fund (chq [cheque] in pocket of pass-book). Have the goodness to write up the two pass-books and sent herewith and return them to me not later than 10a.m. on Thursday.
I am, yours truly,
Asst Sec RS [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]
P.S. The Treasurer wishes me to ask how the £243-15-0 Italian Irrign [Irrigation?] 6% is arrived at. See Jany/89 [January 1889]'.