Reference numberNLB/69/382
Alternative reference numberNLB/69 p202
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Controller-General, Department of Overseas Trade, 35 Old Queen Street.
Date24 March 1926
DescriptionSends two cheques, one from Lloyd's Bank, the other from Coutts & Co, of £310.6.3 together to pay for the cost of carrying on the exhibit at the British Empire Exhibition. Also sends receipts from Western Electric Co for £32 and London & North Eastern Railway for £1.4.4. In terms of the publication of the book, 'Phases of Modern Science', informs of the decision to wait for an arrangement with the Department to be settled. Also states there are 2000 copies of the hand book left and the Department of Overseas Trade are free to do with it as they wish.
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