Reference numberNLB/60/253
Alternative reference numberNLB/60 p143
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers; Storey's Gate, St. James's park, S.W.l.
Date7 January 1921
DescriptionInforms the Secretary that the question of the Society's President signing the letter [unspecified] was recently considered by Council, who have referred the matter to a small Committee. Notes that, though he cannot say what action will be taken, the Committee were advised that the President's signature might prejudice, rather than advance, the cause of Finsbury Technical College.
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