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Reference numberNLB/18/187
Alternative reference numberNLB/18 p99
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Herdman
Date2 February 1899
DescriptionRequests Herdman's attendance at a meeting of a Committee consisting of Sir W T Thiselton-Dyer, Professor Weldon, Professor Herdman, Professor Bonney, Sir John Murray, and Professor Lankester, which has been asked to advise on an application to the Royal Society by Dr G H Fowler for assistance in securing the use of H.M.S. "Research" next August. Encloses a copy of Dr Fowler's statement, and also five pamphlets on the Plankton of the Faeroe Channel. Please then circulate to people mentioned.

[At bottom of letter there is a list of names: Professor Weldon, Sir John Murray, Sir W T Thiselton-Dyer, Professor Bonney, Professor E Ray Lankester]
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionManuscript and Typescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6570Herdman; Sir; William Abbott (1858 - 1924)1858 - 1924
NA7968Thiselton-Dyer; Sir; William Turner (1843 - 1928)1843 - 1928
NA7134Weldon; Walter Frank Raphael (1860 - 1906)1860 - 1906
NA6474Bonney; Thomas George (1833 - 1923)1833 - 1923
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