Reference numberNLB/72/614
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p332
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to C. J. Forsyth Esq.; Chetwynd Road, Dartmouth Park Hill, N.W.5.
Date24 January 1930
DescriptionInforms C. J. Forsyth that in reply to his letter, Towle understood that the price paid for the portrait of Sir Charles [Scott] Sherrington included the frame - and that in the last year Towle has written to and called Messrs Field Bros. asking them to come to the Royal Society to discuss this, with no response. Also informs Forsyth that the account for varnishing the portrait of Sir Archibald Geikie will be paid in the next few days.
Access statusOpen
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView