Reference numberNLB/60/516
Alternative reference numberNLB/60 p288
TitleCopy letter from [James Hopwood Jeans,] Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretaries of the British Association for the Advancement of Science; Burlington House, W.l.
Date18 February 1921
DescriptionInforms the Secretaries that the Memorandum forwarded by Mr. Howarth proposing an Oceanographical Expedition, together with a report thereon from one of their Committees, were recently considered by Council. Their decision was that, in these times of exercising economy, they could not recommend His Majesty's Government to spend approximately £300,000 upon the Expedition.
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