Reference numberNLB/21/441
Alternative reference numberNLB/21 p279
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Chandler Roberts-Austen, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date19 November 1900
DescriptionIs summoning a table planning committee for Monday at 4.30pm and hopes this will suit Roberts-Austen. Encloses the menu submitted by Metropole [not enclosed] and presumes Roberts-Austen will communicate direct with the other member of the Menu sub-committee; Sir Norman Lockyer.

Queries if Roberts-Austen has the names of any distinguished soldiers to suggest as guests [to the Anniversary dinner]. Understands that Buller is busy and as yet they have not had many important acceptances, the Cabinet Ministers have nearly all declined.
Physical descriptionTypescript, very faint
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6451Roberts-Austen; Sir; William Chandler (1843 - 1902)1843 - 1902
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