Reference numberNLB/19/827
Alternative reference numberNLB/19 p474
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Ralph Wheatley Odgers Kestel
Date3 January 1900
DescriptionIs directed by the President [Joseph Lister], to acknowledge receipt of Kestel's letter of the 30th November 1899, accompanying a copy of his book, 'Radiant Energy, A Working Power'. A copy of the work was also forwarded to the Society some weeks ago by Sir Charles Todd. Notes it is an established rule of the Society never to give their opinion as a body, upon any subject that comes before them.
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8069Lister; Joseph (1827 - 1912); 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Regis1827 - 1912
NA8291Todd; Sir; Charles (1826 - 1910)1826 - 1910
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