Reference numberNLB/20/576
Alternative reference numberNLB/20 p358
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Captain Edmond Herbert Grove-Hills, Royal Navy
Date23 May 1900
DescriptionAcknowledges Hills' letter of 21 May to the Secretaries. Explains why the Indian Government does not seem the appropriate authority to apply to regarding next years eclipse expedition. If Hills ascertains the correct department from which to apply for assistance, an application shall be made from the Royal Society. The approximate locality of the observing parties is desirable even in a preliminary application
Physical descriptionTypescript, very faint
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6941Grove-Hills; Edmond Herbert (1864 - 1922)1864 - 1922
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