Reference numberNLB/21/525
Alternative reference numberNLB/21 p330-331
TitleCopy letter from Arthur William Rucker and Michael Foster, to Sir Clements Robert Markham, Fellow of the Royal Society, President of the Royal Geographical Society
Date3 December 1900
DescriptionMarkhams' letter of 27 November was laid before Council and in reply, while Council cannot admit that the resolutions of the Joint Antarctic Committee [JAC] of 20 November adopting regulations as to expenditure on preparations and equipment for the expedition entirely alter the arrangements made by the Councils on 15 May and 2 November 1899, they agree with Markham that these resolutions require the sanction of the Councils of the two Societies.

Quotes a resolution passed by Council that they approve the arrangement proposed by the JAC and its executive Committee by which the Commander of the Expedition is directed to proceed with the preparations and equipment within the limits of the sums under the various headings of the estimates submitted to those Committees, and subject to the control of a Finance Committee, consisting of the Presidents of the two Societies, or their representatives, and the Treasurers of the two Societies.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA7951Markham; Sir; Clements Robert (1830 - 1916)1830 - 1916
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
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