Reference numberNLB/16/515
Alternative reference numberNLB/16 p283
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to F J S Hopwood, Assistant Secretary to the Board of Trade, Whitehall, S.W.
Date23 April 1898
DescriptionAcknowledges receipt of letter, replying to the Royal Society's letter, and enclosing copies of the Orders in Council proposed to be made under the provisions of the Weights and Measures (metric system) Act 1897. Hopwood's letter will be laid before the President and Council in due course.
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