Reference numberNLB/2/371
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p219
TitleCopy letter from John Evans, to Messrs Robarts Lubbock & Company
Date18 May 1888
DescriptionThe Council of the Royal Society have decided to make some alterations to their investments, and Evans asks if they can carry out the changes listed.

Contains references to actions to be taken on the accounts of the Donation Fund, the Scientific Relief Fund, the Handley Fund, and the General Purposes Fund; with the requested purchase of perpetual debenture stocks in the Great Northern Railway, South Eastern Railway, Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, London and North Western Railway, and South Western Railway. Evans also asks for a special arrangement to be made with the broker, as to the amount of commission, due to the large size of the transaction.
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