Reference numberNLB/13/336
Alternative reference numberNLB/13 p195
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date28 July 1896
DescriptionHarrison had the minutes of the last Physics and Chemistry Committee ready just when Glazebrook's letter arrived. Explains why it was impossible for him to have attended to them earlier and encloses them in draft [not attached].

Professor Carey Foster desires Harrison not to send [Thomas Edward] Thorpe and [J W] Rodger's paper to him until he returns from abroad.

Encloses Mr [Charles Vernon] Boys' report on Rutherford [not attached].

When [William] Crookes returns Hartley [Hartley's paper] Harrison will act after references to the Secretary.

Harrison was annoyed to learn of the incident with Glazebrook's letters and has taken steps to prevent such an occurrence in future. It was to avoid any similar risks that the rule was made by the Secretaries that referee's reports should be sent to Harrison at the Society.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8225Glazebrook; Sir; Richard Tetley (1854 - 1935)1854 - 1935
NA7855Thorpe; Sir; Thomas Edward (1845 - 1925); chemist1845 - 1925
NA8138Boys; Sir; Charles Vernon (1855 - 1944)1855 - 1944
NA8188Crookes; Sir; William (1832 - 1919); chemist1832 - 1919
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