Reference numberNLB/53/82
Alternative reference numberNLB/53 p52
TitleCopy letter from unknown correspondent; to Miss A. Darbishire, Somerville College, Oxford
Date6 April 1916
Description'Dear Madam,
Your application was brought before the Council of the Royal Society today, and I am directed to ask you what sum you consider you would need in order to carry on the work for the year. I should point out that the question of grants is taken each year independently.'
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