Reference numberNLB/61/535
Alternative reference numberNLB/61 p309
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to A. Compton Esquire; Laboratorie de M. Bertrand, Institute Pasteur, Paris
Date21 July 1921
DescriptionAssures Mr. A. Compton that his work as Mackinnon Student was not found wanting by Council. Explains that the Studentship is only awarded for a third year under exceptional circumstances, and while Council did not consider the circumstances in his case sufficiently exceptional they were by no means dissatisfied with his work.
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