Reference numberNLB/69/746
Alternative reference numberNLB/69 p401
TitleCopy letter from [James Hopwood Jeans,] Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Under Secretary of State, Colonial Office
Date29 September 1926
DescriptionGives thanks for forwarding the Colonial Office Letter from the Government of Jamaica agreeing to release Dr. A. W. Grace to work on an investigation into filariasis and endemic nephritis in British Guinana [Guyana] and the West Indies [Caribbean]. Answers an enquiry by giving details of the terms and conditions of Grace''s engagement including his wages, travel expense limits, a sum to use for a potential assistant and apparatus. Includes a copy of a letter sent to Grace [See NLB/69/745]. Mentions a suitable assistant will be found in Britain if needed. Letter has the reference 25235 W.I.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueNLB/69/745
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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