But Keynes apparently just sent a quick note to the Soviet ambassador (not to the ambassador's office - to the ambassador himself, at his home address, and signed "K") asking him if he could find him a copy. As if the Soviet ambassador to the United Kingdom, in the middle of a world war, was some kind of Barnes and Noble information desk clerk!
My fellowship applications that are due soon are all written up, so I've had more time to move this Keynes/Newton paper forward. It's fascinating to learn these little personal stories about Keynes. He was quite a character.