Reference numberNLB/72/556
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p302
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Royal Aeronautical Society; 7 Albermarle Street, W.1.
Date11 December 1929
DescriptionIn reply to the Secretary's letter, informs him that the Royal Society acts in an advisory capacity to the Customs authorities with regard to importing films free of duty [if they are proven to be purely scientific]. Encloses a notice from the customs commissioners, and informs the Secretary that all questions and applications should be sent to Custom House. [Enclosure not present.]
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