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Reference numberCD/5/37
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Sir Gerald Ponsonby Lenox-Conyngham, to James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society
Date25 February 1923
DescriptionExpresses surprise that he [Sir Gerald Ponsonby Lenox-Conyngham] has been chosen to represent this country at the Pan-Pacific Scientific Congress in Australia next August, since he had not heard anything about it. Asks why they chose him, or whether it was 'a chance selection'. Also asks for the history of the case. Informs Jeans that going to the Congress would be very inconvenient and would delay work here, but that he does not wish to turn the proposal down without knowing if there is any good reason why he should go.
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