|Alternative reference number||NLB/5 p260-262|
|Title||Copy letter from Michael Foster, to the Secretary, the Admiralty, S.W.|
|Date||31 July 1891|
|Description||Foster, in reply to their letter of 24 June, has been directed by the President and Council of the Royal Society to recommend Mr Arthur Matthew Weld Downing, Assistant at the Royal Observatory Greenwich, for the appointment of Superintendent of the Nautical Almanac. Should they be unable to get Downing, they recommend Mr Arthur Alcock Rambaut as a suitable alternative.|
Includes a statement concerning the careers and suitability of both Downing and Rambaut.
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA3584||Downing; Arthur Matthew Weld (1850 - 1917)||1850 - 1917|
|NA2892||Rambaut; Arthur Alcock (1859 - 1923)||1859 - 1923|