Reference numberNLB/17/573
Alternative reference numberNLB/17 p369
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Joseph Lister, President of the Royal Society, York House Hotel, Bath
Date21 November 1898
DescriptionHas received Lister's letter and will carry out his wishes with regards to the meeting on Thursday. Encloses a letter which Dr [Michael] Foster has drafted and requested he forward to Lister for signature and despatch [not attached]. The printers are clamoring for more copy of Lister's address, which Harrison presumes he, or they, will receive soon.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8069Lister; Joseph (1827 - 1912); 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Regis; surgeon and pioneer of antiseptic surgery1827 - 1912
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
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