Reference numberNLB/22/797
Alternative reference numberNLB/22 p463
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to The Secretary of the Post Office
Date19 July 1901
DescriptionHarrison writes to complain about the carelessness of certain letter carriers. Explains that letters plainly addressed to the Royal Society are often delivered to another Society. This morning a letter was brought in from the Chemical Society. Asks them to investigate the matter, as it involves both delay and annoyance.
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
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