|Description||'My Dear Sir,|
Your application of the 14th inst. [instant] was duly brought before the President and Council of the Royal Society, and it was agreed to refer you to the next meeting of the Government Grant Committee. Inclosed herewith I beg leave to hand you form, which must be filled up and returned by February next.
I am, yours truly,
(signed) M Foster
Sec. R.S. [Secretary, Royal Society]'.