Have the goodness to invest the sum of £11,800 now standing to the General a/c [account] as follows: -
Purchase £4000 Southern Mahratta 4% Debenture Stock
" £2000 India 3 1/2% Stock
Invest the balance of ^the^ £11,800 in Consols.
I am yours truly
(signed) John Evans
Treas. R.S. [Treasurer, Royal Society]'.