Reference numberCD/39/4
TitleCopy letter from [George Clarke] Simpson, Director of the Meteorological Office, to [Joseph Ernest] Petavel, Director of the National Physical Laboratory
Date30 March 1921
DescriptionAsks for information regarding the provision of a retiring allowance [pension] of £100 a year for Dr [Charles] Chree, once he retires from the role of Superintendent of Kew Observatory. Thinks that the allowance is chargeable to the N.P.L. [National Physical Laboratory] Pension Fund. Asks if this information is correct.
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