Reference numberNLB/23/2/278
Alternative reference numberNLB/23/2 p258
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink
Date14 January 1903
DescriptionAt their last meeting the Council considered his enquiry if the Royal Society will cooperate with him in organizing a future Antarctic Expedition, and they came to the conclusion that they do not see their way to undertaking on behalf of the Royal Society any responsibility in connection with such an expedition as he contemplates.
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