Reference numberNLB/68/216
Alternative reference numberNLB/68 p116
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.
Date29 May 1925
DescriptionThanks Messrs John Swire and Sons for their note explaining that the Blue Funnel Line cannot make any reduction in Major [Walter Scott] Patton's passage money [on his journey to China to study Kala Azar]. Asks them to send a note of the sum for passage, and promises them a cheque for it.
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