Reference numberNLB/66/22
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p13
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to the H.M. Inspector of Taxes, Picadilly District, Grosvenor Gardens, S.W.1
Date8 February 1924
DescriptionReplies to the questions asked in latter sent 7 February 1924; a grant of £200 was made to Sir Gerald Lenox-Conyngham for the purchase of a pendulum and stand for a gravity survey and not for any payment of services; cannot confirm if Mr [Percy Mayow] Ryves continues to have a home in England, having moved to Spain, last known English address being Tadworth, Surrey in June 1921; and informs that the maximum and average grant allotted by the Scientific Relief Fund is £50 and made only to people within the exemption limit of income tax.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueNLB/66/23
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6790Lenox-Conyngham; Sir; Gerald Ponsonby (1866 - 1956)1866 - 1956
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView