Reference numberNLB/26/850
Alternative reference numberNLB/26 p505-508
TitleCopy letter from Sir William Huggins to, The Right Honourable A J Balfour MP
Date11 June 1903
DescriptionHuggins makes clear the position of the Royal Society regarding the relief ship for the National Antarctic Expedition, after Balfour said he has his confidence rudely shaken by the announcement that such a ship was needed, this having not been outlined at the start, and accused the Royal Society of withholding information. Huggins explains that they have found working with the Royal Geographical Society difficult, as they had differing aims.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Related materialSee also: NLB/26/773
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
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