Reference numberNLB/72/411
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p219
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to W. H. Watson Esq.; The Municipal College, Portsmouth
Date7 October 1929
DescriptionIn reply to W. H. Watson's enquiry, apologises that there is no arrangement whereby he could be sent copies of the Philosophical Transactions on loan, as the Royal Society Library is only available to Fellows or people introduced by them. Suggests he get in touch with a Fellow and ask if he would be responsible for volumes borrowed by Watson, or send a direct request to the Secretaries of the Royal Society.
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