In answer to your letter of January 23rd, I now beg leave to hand you cheque for £38-7-4, which is made up as follows: Interest on Consols, £32-2-10; Income Tax refunded, £6-11-1; deduct cost of recovering Income Tax, 6/7.
I am, Sir, your Obedient servant,
Asst. Sec. R.S. [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.