Reference numberNLB/23/2/333
Alternative reference numberNLB/23/2 p303
TitleCopy letter sent from Sir Michael Foster, to Major Alfred William Alcock, Fellow of the Royal Society, 62 Gloucester Road, Kew
Date12 May 1903
DescriptionStanley Gardiner has requested that the Royal Society use its influence with the Government to secure assistance for an exploration, oceanographic etc, of certain regions in the Indian Ocean. Gardiner would be the expedition's leader, and he refers to Alcock as giving general approval.

Asks Alcock to provide a statement, open or private, outlining his opinion on the value of such a project and the desirability of Stanley Gardiner as leader of such an expedition.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2213Alcock; Alfred William (1859 - 1933)1859 - 1933
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
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