Reference numberNLB/66/397
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p220
TitleCopy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to the Controller-General, Department of Overseas Trade, 35 Old Queen Street, S.W.1
Date1 May 1924
DescriptionIn connection to a letter received from the Department of Overseas Trade, dated 22 October, 1923. Asks for another fund to cover the expenses for the Wembley Exhibition, as the £500 received in October has already been allocated. Asks for £1000 to cover for £200 hand-book publication costs, incidental expenses and the salaries of exhibition attendants which will come to over £100 per month. Received letter is given Ref No. E.5725.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8273Prain; Sir; David (1857 - 1944); botanist1857 - 1944
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