Reference numberNLB/68/177
Alternative reference numberNLB/68 p93
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs John Swire and Sons Ltd.; 8 Billiter Square, E.C.3.
Date25 May 1925
DescriptionAsks if it is possible to get a reduction on Major [Walter Scott] Patton's fare to China on the S.S. Anteror on 20 June, as he is going there on a Royal Society Commission to investigate a disease [Kala Azar] prevalent in Northern China. Also asks if it is possible to remit excess baggage charge because in these special circumstances Patton must take a good deal of heavy kit.
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