Reference numberNLB/17/740
Alternative reference numberNLB/17 p466
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Frederick W Collingwood, 23 West Hill Road, Brighton
Date14 December 1898
DescriptionAcknowledges 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].
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