Reference numberNLB/8/491
Alternative reference numberNLB/8 p205
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to J W Cursiter, 43 Albert Street, Kirkwall
Date2 November 1893
I am directed by the President and Council of the Royal Society to state in reply to your letter of Oct. [October] 23, that the Society is unable to subscribe to the Rae Memorial but that they have taken steps to make the matter known to the Fellows of the Royal Society.
(signed) M. Foster
Sec. R.S. [Secretary, Royal Society]'.
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