Journal and Proceedings, 1921, Vol. 1 (Classic Reprint)

Journal and Proceedings, 1921, Vol. 1 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Journal and Proceedings, 1921, Vol. 1 Mainly owing to the trades dispute which occurred in 1914 and to difficulties arising from the war, the cost of the building exceeded the original estimates but it will be seen that notwithstanding adverse conditions the contributions received amounted to about which was raised at an expense of 400 (te. Little more than 2 per cent.) that this ex pense was more than covered by the interest and dividends on investments, and that although the Council were authorised, if necessary, to draw upon the General Fund of the Institute to the extent of 3500, the deficit to be met amounts to less than 1500. Against this deficit, moreover, the appeal may be said to have been directly productive of prospective legacies of 1000 and 500 under the wills of Mr. Edward Rilev and Prof. Meldola respectively. The Council, in acknowledging their grateful thanks to all contributors, feel that the Institute has been very fortunate in having acquired its premises before the increased cost of materials and labour rendered their erection prohibitive. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 588 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 30mm | 776g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243160437
  • 9780243160433