Reference numberNLB/72/590
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p320
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Charles F. Thwing Esq., LL.D.; West 55th Street, New York, USA
Date13 January 1930
DescriptionAnswers Charles F. Thwing's enquiry about a 'universal language', which is not at present one of the works of the Royal Society. Informs Thwing that the early work of John Wilkins included an 'Essay towards a Real Character & Philosophical Language' (1668), and that Professor [Frederick George] Donnan at present is interested in the subject, but that these appear to stand alone.
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