Reference numberNLB/20/503
Alternative reference numberNLB/20 p312
TitleCopy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to the Secretary of State for the Colonies
Date6 May 1900
DescriptionIn connection with the approaching total solar eclipse for which expeditions are being dispatched from England to observe, asks if the Secretary will dispatch the enclosed letter with the least possible delay to the Governor of Gibraltar, with such recommendation as he may see fit.

Her Majesty's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs has already obtained from the Government of Spain facilities in connection with the landing of the observing parties and the Lords of Admiralty have placed one of Her Majesty's ships at the services of the expedition for the conveyance of observers from Gibraltar to Alicante.
Physical descriptionTypescript, very faint
Access statusOpen
Related materialsee NLB/20/505 for letter to Governor of Gibraltar
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
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