Reference numberNLB/71/399
Alternative reference numberNLB/71 p203
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Liet-Colonel [Frederick John Marrian] Stratton, D.S.O., Caius College, Cambridge
Date2 May 1928
DescriptionSends a cheque of £236.10, payment for the biannual subscription of Great Britain to the International Astronomical Union for 1927 and 1928. Includes a handwritten note which reads 'I have taken your figure on word. My brain is not equal to the mathematical processes involved in working'.
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