Reference numberNLB/17/266
Alternative reference numberNLB/17 p173
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Arthur William Rucker, [Secretary, Royal Society]
Date27 September 1898
DescriptionSends the abstract of a paper just received from Professor [John Henry] Poynting, with a note thereon and postcard for Rucker's decision, as well as a letter from Poynting [no enclosures]. Notes that with Dr Hokinson's death there are two vacancies in the Physics Committee. Presumes Dr [Michael] Foster is in communication with Professor Armstrong about a meeting of the International Catalogue Committee before the conference.
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6673Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)1848 - 1915
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA7852Poynting; John Henry (1852 - 1914)1852 - 1914
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