Reference numberCD/44/11
TitleLetter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society, to Sir William Clark, Department of Overseas Trade (Development & Intelligence), 73 Basinghall Street
Date26 June 1923
DescriptionWorries about the Royal Society's participation in the [British Empire] Exhibition 1924. Notes that the Royal Society's Council will not act without a formal letter of invitation. Asks Sir William Clark to get one sent as soon as possible, informing the Royal Society that they have been allocated £5000 from the Treasury for organising a central exhibit about pure science.
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