|Alternative reference number
|Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Frederick W Collingwood, 23 West Hill Road, Brighton
|14 December 1898
|Acknowledges Collingwood's letter of the 11th with reference to the scientific exploration of the Ellie and other islands in the Pacific. In view of the fact that several expeditions have recently visited Funafuti and one has made a long stay there, the Royal Society cannot see its way to make the proposed investigations. Encloses the newspaper cuttings herewith [not enclosed].