Herewith a letter from Mr. Clarke about Mr Brennand's paper, inclosed in one to myself. [crossing out begins] I do not clearly understand how this matter stands. The only minute is "Archives", and there is no letter in the letter-book [crossing out ends]. I am, however [crossed out], treating the paper as though it were an entirely new communication; if this is not right no doubt you will instruct me.
Asst. Sec. R.S. [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.