|Alternative reference number||NLB/23/2 p3|
|Title||Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to The Secretary to H M Treasury|
|Date||23 January 1901|
|Description||Some questions have arisen in the matter of the Antarctic Expedition in reference to the owners of the ship 'Discovery'.|
In a letter the Royal Society agreed to the Royal Geographical Society becoming owners of the ship on certain conditions. A reply has been received, and the President and Council are disposed to agree to the conditions therein, it being understood that any portion of a possible balance alloted to them would be returned to the Government Grant Fund. Before formally agreeing, they would like the view of the Treasury on the matter.
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|NA8220||Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist||1836 - 1907|