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Letter from the Assistant Secretary, asking if the recipient would like a copy of the paper for confidential use. Each copy costs two shillings. He would be glad to have the official order by the end of the week.

Reply from the General Post Office (dated 17 April 1941), requesting two copies of the paper.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 1945].

Endorsed on recto as received 18 April 1941.

Reference number
RR/67/132
Earliest possible date
07 April 1941
Physical description
Two letteres on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Typescript

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Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'Short period fluctuations in the characteristics of wireless echoes from the ionosphere' by Thomas Lydwell Eckersley and F T Farmer to the General Post Office and reply, 07 April 1941, RR/67/132, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_67_132/letter-from-j-d-griffith-davies-assistant-secretary-of-the-royal-society-on-a-paper-short-period-fluctuations-in-the-characteristics-of-wireless-echoes-from-the-ionosphere-by-thomas-lydwell-eckersley-and-f-t-farmer-to-the-general-post-office-and-reply, accessed on 23 July 2024

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