|Alternative reference number||NLB/23/2 p399-400|
|Title||Copy letter sent from unknown correspondent, to The Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, Colonial Office, Downing Street|
|Date||24 February 1904|
|Description||Encloses 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.
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|NA6570||Herdman; Sir; William Abbott (1858 - 1924)||1858 - 1924|