Reference numberNLB/23/2/433
Alternative reference numberNLB/23/2 p399-400
TitleCopy letter sent from unknown correspondent, to The Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, Colonial Office, Downing Street
Date24 February 1904
DescriptionEncloses minutes of the last Council meeting, regarding Professor [William Abbott] Herdman's report on the Ceylon Pearl Fishery [no enclosure]. Presses upon the desirability of urging the Ceylon Government to provide the means of completing the report. Asks that:

1. The Ceylon Government pay the promised £300 for the first two parts of the report.

2. The Ceylon Government provide about £500 towards publishing the last two parts of the work. President and Council will refund the proceeds of the sale of the four parts of the report.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6570Herdman; Sir; William Abbott (1858 - 1924)1858 - 1924
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