Reference numberNLB/3/179
Alternative reference numberNLB/3 p107
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to the Librarian, Caracas University [Venezuela]
Date4 April 1889
DescriptionAcknowledges receipt of their letter of 6 February, which was brought before the President and Council of the Royal Society, who have directed Foster to explain that although there have been a large number of applications for grants of the 'Krakatoa Report' they are not prepared to open a free list.
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