Reference numberNLB/69/716
Alternative reference numberNLB/69 p383
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mrs V. N. Polotsev
Date8 September 1926
DescriptionReplies concerning the Transactions of the Russian Academy of Sciences, which was left by the Russo-Norwegian Navigation Co. States the delivery was declined due to the heavy frieght cost demanded. Mentions the policy of the Royal Society to only pay for the transport costs of their own publications. Suggests Mrs. Polotsev correspond with individual subscribers to ask if there are interested in receiving the war time publications and discussed transport costs.
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