Reference numberNLB/23/2/349
Alternative reference numberNLB/23/2 p319
TitleCopy letter from Sir Michael Foster and Joseph Larmor, to H M Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Foreign Office
Date11 June 1903
DescriptionLarmor and Foster are instructed to request that the Government make a formal application to the Imperial Russian Government for the loan of a two and a half metre Geodetic Standard and necessary apparatus, now deposited at the Observatory of Pulkova. The Standard is intended for use by the Expedition which is being led by Dr Rubin for the measurement of the Zambesi-Tanganyika arc of the thirtieth meridian.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7894Larmor; Sir; Joseph (1857 - 1942); Physicist1857 - 1942
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
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