Reference numberNLB/61/602
Alternative reference numberNLB/61 p347
TitleCopy letter from [James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society]; to the Secretary of the Office of the High Commissioner for the Union of South Africa; Trafalgar Square, W.C.2.
Date16 September 1921
DescriptionAcknowledges receipt of the High Commissioner's letter stating that the Union of South Africa are prepared to make the guarantees mentioned towards the cost of publication of the International Catalogue of Scientific Literature. Notes that he is unsure whether this fund raising project is still going ahead, and that the Director of the Catalogue is currently in talks with the administrators of the Catalogue over whether or not to continue with it.

[Line through this copy letter and the word ' Cancelled' written across it.]
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