Reference numberNLB/7/441
Alternative reference numberNLB/7 p214
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Harry Govier Seeley, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date17 February 1893
DescriptionFoster is directed by the President and Council to express regret at the misunderstanding which has arisen and to thank Seeley for the offer of the valuable fossils he obtained in South Africa. Asks if he would be correct in writing to Sir W Flower and explaining that the skeleton of which Foster wrote before, is presented to the British Museum by the Royal Society, having been given to the Society by Seeley. Also asks for detailed instruction as to the specimen Seleey wishes to be sent to St Petersburgh.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA6493Seeley; Harry Govier (1839 - 1909)1839 - 1909
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA5526Flower; Sir; William Henry (1831 - 1899)1831 - 1899
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