Reference numberNLB/5/645
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p260-262
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to the Secretary, the Admiralty, S.W.
Date31 July 1891
DescriptionFoster, 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.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3584Downing; Arthur Matthew Weld (1850 - 1917)1850 - 1917
NA2892Rambaut; Arthur Alcock (1859 - 1923)1859 - 1923
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