Reference numberNLB/23/2/477
Alternative reference numberNLB/23/2 p437
TitleCopy letter from Archibald Geikie, to The Secretary to the Admiralty
Date9 May 1904
DescriptionPresident and Council have had before them the letter of 27 April referring to [John] Stanley Gardiner's scheme for the exploration of a part of the Indian Ocean from a scientific point of view, and in which the Admiralty states that it would be prepared to arrange for one of H M Surveying ships to undertake a cruise with two naturalists in the waters in question for eight months from November 1905. Stanley Gardiner gratefully accepts the generous offer.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6174Geikie; Sir; Archibald (1835 - 1924)1835 - 1924
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