Reference numberNLB/54/344
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p199
TitleCopy letter from [Francis Alexander] Towle, Clerk to the Government Grant Committee; to [Sir Henry Frank Heath], Secretary of the Library; Great George Street, Westminster, S.W.
Date17 April 1917
DescriptionRefers to the case of Miss Breeze. Notes that the Committee did not feel the application was such as to justify them in recommending £50 for maintenance. With regard to Mr. J. Ritchie Junior, the Committee were convinced by the application that the he did not realise the difficulty of the research he proposed to undertake and that he was incapapble of carrying out such an investigation.
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