Reference numberNLB/70/100
Alternative reference numberNLB/70 p54
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co.; Import Freight Department, 122 Leadenhall Street, E.C.3.
Date4 January 1927
DescriptionEncloses a letter addressed to His Majesty's Customs, which gives the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co. permission to act as Agents of the Royal Society, and to transport cases of scientific instruments shipped from Bombay on the S.S. "Razmak". Also encloses a letter from the Director of the Geodetic Branch of the Survey of India, containing a description of the instruments. Discusses other documents relating to the shipment. [Enclosures not present.]
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