Reference numberNLB/8/34
Alternative reference numberNLB/8 p17-18
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to the Secretary, Foreign Office
Date4 July 1893
DescriptionFoster has been directed, by the President and Council of the Royal Society, to make through the Secretary of the Foreign Office a request that the Earl of Rosebery convey, via the proper channels, their thanks to the French government for their assistance to the late Eclipse Expedition, and, in particular, for use of the site and facilities for observation.
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