Reference numberNLB/52/159
Alternative reference numberNLB/52 p91
TitleCopy letter from [Sir Alfred Bray Kempe, Treasurer of the Royal Society]; to the Board of Trade, Commercial Department
DateSeptember 1915
DescriptionBegins by refering to an earlier letter of the Board of Trade, which stated that a grant of £250 had been sanctioned by the Lord Commissioners of the Treasury to extend the testing work carried out at the Physical Laboratory [of the Royal Society]. Then refers to a second letter, which stated that Their Lordships signify their consent to this proposed expenditure.

The copy letter appears unfinished and ends here, withouth any closure or signature.
Access statusOpen
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView