Reference numberNLB/29/921
Alternative reference numberNLB/29 p514
TitleCopy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Sir C Ll. Hil, Superintendent of the African Protectorates, Foreign Office
Date13 January 1905
DescriptionIn view of the alarming extension of the Sleeping Sickness in Africa, the Tropical Diseases Committee have determined, if possible, to send without delay and in addition to the observers, a trained naturalist who will be able to grapple with some of the still unsolved problems of this deadly disease, especially those connected with insect life. The expense is estimated at £1000. The Royal Society would be glad if the Foreign Office could contribute £500, for a nine month to one year posting.
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NA6174Geikie; Sir; Archibald (1835 - 1924)1835 - 1924
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