Reference numberNLB/57/339
Alternative reference numberNLB/57p190
TitleCopy letter from WE Smith, Acting Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Royal Society; to the Agent, Bank of England
Date21 October 1919
DescriptionAdvises that as of 1 April 1918 the Finance Committee of the Royal Society wish to discharge themselves of responsibility of the Pension Fund Account of the National Physical Laboratory, and that they have not operated on the account since that date. It is now under the control of the President [Joseph John Thomson, PRS], Council and Fellows of the Royal Society, whose Treasurer, Sir Alfred [Bray] Kempe, FRS, will sign future cheques. Requests that the necessary changes be made to the name under which the account stands.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8288Thomson; Sir; Joseph John (1856 - 1940); physicist1856 - 1940
NA6638Kempe; Sir; Alfred Bray (1849 - 1922)1849 - 1922
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