Reference numberNLB/22/392
Alternative reference numberNLB/22 p233
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor G M Minchin
Date7 May 1901
DescriptionHarrison has forwarded his letter of the 3 May onto the President, who points out that contrary to taking a leading part in the Cooper's Hill agitation, as Minchin says, the Royal Society has scrupulously refrained from any action in this matter.

Sir Michael Foster feels so strongly that he wrote to Sir William Preece to withdraw certain words in his evidence which implied that the Royal Society had intervened in the affair. The President believes that to invite Colonel Pennycuick for a discussion on the Cooper's Hill dispute would be departing from the policy of non-interference.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Related materialNLB/22/383
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