Reference numberNLB/59/663
Alternative reference numberNLB/59 p367
TitleCopy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Under Secretary of State; the Foreign Office, London, S.W.l.
Date1 November 1920
DescriptionInforms the Secretary that the Society recently considered a communication from Mr. [Herbert George] Wells, in which he urged the provision of assistance and literature to scientific men in Russia. Explains that the Council are in favour of gifting some scientific literature to these men, and asks whether the Foreign Office would be prepared to arrange for the dispatch and carriage of this to Russia.
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