Reference numberNLB/20/360
Alternative reference numberNLB/20 p224
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Napier Shaw, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date2 April 1900
DescriptionWould have replied sooner to Shaw's letter of 30 March but has been unwell. What he assumes to be the cloud photographs Shaw means, were deposited at the Society by Mr Piazzi Smith [Smyth] at the end of his labours, and ordered by Council for the library. They comprise two volumes of silver prints and are at Shaw's service. Supposes the formal sanction of Council would be required for reproducing the photos.
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7142Shaw; Sir; William Napier (1854 - 1945)1854 - 1945
NA3757Smyth; Charles Piazzi (1819 - 1900)1819 - 1900
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