Reference numberNLB/72/281
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p148
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Geoffrey Ingram] Taylor, FRS; c/o The British Consul, Tokyo, Japan
Date17 June 1929
DescriptionAcknowledges receipt of Professor [Geoffrey Ingram] Taylor's letter, and informs him that his assistant's wages as part of the Yarrow Professorship have been paid to Mr W. H. Hayles at the Cavendish Laboratory. Also informs him that a cheque (for his steamer fares from Cambridge to Batavia [colonial name of the capital of the Dutch East Indies, now Jakarta, Indonesia], and maintenance for his journey at sea and in Java) has been sent to Barclays Bank, Cambridge.
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