Reference numberNLB/64/891
Alternative reference numberNLB/64 p498
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Dugald Clerk, FRS
Date7 July 1923
DescriptionAsks Sir Dugald Clerk to look through an application [not enclosed] for a grant and give his opinion on whether a grant should be given and to the amount, as the President and Society have had it placed before them; the applicantion is for H.W.Baker to investigate the nature of the explosions in a high speed petrol engine, referred to the Royal Society by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research.
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