Reference numberNLB/37/277
Alternative reference numberNLB/37 p169
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to The Under Secretary of State, Colonial Office
Date25 February 1908
DescriptionWith reference to the Under Secretary's letter of 14 February (No. 4315/1908) on the subject of the great African Geodetic Arc the Royal Society is prepared to make immediate payment of its contribution of £350 towards the fund raised. Harrison shall be glad to receive the order so payment can be made to the account of the Colonial Office.
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