Reference numberNLB/4/1087
Alternative reference numberNLB/4 p453-455
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to Robert Henry Scott, Secretary, Meteorological Council
Date17 January 1891
DescriptionScott's letter of 12 December or possibly January, has been laid before the President and Council of the Royal Society. In reply they are willing to become the purchasers of the lease of the house at Valencia in Ireland on the conditions named in Scott's letter, namely that the Meteorological Council pay the sum demanded for the lease, all the costs of the purchase, and defray all other pecuniary liabilities and that the Royal Society should have the power to sell the lease or otherwise dispose of it. The President and Council undertake in the event of the lease being sold, to place the net results of such sale at the disposal of the Lords of the Treasury as required by their letter of 9 January 1891.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1159Scott; Robert Henry (1833 - 1916)1833 - 1916
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
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