Reference numberNLB/23/1/472
Alternative reference numberNLB/23/1 p272
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor J Wright, Langdale House, Park Town, Oxford
Date18 November 1901
DescriptionWith reference to Wright's circular asking for a subscription to the 'English Dialect Dictionary', the scope of the Royal Society's library is now strictly confined to works in the 'exact and natural sciences'. The Society's shelf space is already fille to overflowing. Hopes Wright will understand their inability to subscribe to this valuable work.
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