Reference numberNLB/72/511
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p274
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to I. G. Evans Esq.; Department of Scientific and Industrial Research
Date21 November 1929
Description'Sir James Jeans has asked me to say that he does not think that it is necessary to trouble you with Dr [Piotr Leonidovich] Kapitza's applications, as the best course seems to be to refer it to our Council with a view to a grant being made from the Caird Fund.'
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