Reference numberNLB/70/780
Alternative reference numberNLB/70 p406
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to H. G. Woodward Esq.; Weld, Maine, USA
Date23 August 1927
DescriptionRegrets that for the moment Towle cannot give H. G. Woodward the information he asks for regarding the 'method of numbering' mentioned by Herbert Spencer. In reply to Woodward's other enquiry, gives information about the college founded by Josiah Mason in his will, which eventually became the University of Birmingham.
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