Reference numberNLB/61/177
Alternative reference numberNLB/61 p105
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor W. C. McCLewis
Date27 May 1921
DescriptionInforms Professor W. C. McCLewis that his application for a grant of £150 in aid of purchasing a Hilger Polarimeter was recently laid before Council. Notes that this apparatus should be in the possession of any functioning laboratory and for that reason the Council could not see their way to making the grant applied for.
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