Reference numberNLB/5/473
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p182
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to C S Loch, Secretary, Charity Organisation Society
Date25 June 1891
Your letter of June 1st was laid before the President and Council of the Royal Society at their meeting last held, and I am directed to state in reply that the Royal Society does not possess any funds from which the President & Council could make a grant in aid of an inquiry of the nature described in your letter.
Your obedient servant,
(signed) M. Foster
Sec. R.S. [Secretary, Royal Society]'.
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