Reference numberNLB/13/820
Alternative reference numberNLB/13 p489
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Honourable G W Hely-Hutchinson, Royal Societies' Club, 63 St James's Street, S.W.
Date3 December 1896
DescriptionIn reply to Hely-Hutchinson's note of yesterday, the principal contributions of Professor [Giovanni Battista] Grassi are scattered in the publications of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Catania, where he was Professor until last year, when he was transferred to Rome. Grassi's latest paper 'On the Reproduction and Metamorphosis of the Common Eel' will shortly appear in the 'Proceedings [of the Royal Society]' which will be obtainable from the Society's printers, Messrs Harrison & Sons, 46 St Martin's Lane, for a small sum.
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