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Reference numberNLB/32/115
Alternative reference numberNLB/32 p61
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph Larmor, Secretary, Royal Society
Date5 January 1906
DescriptionHarrison is sending on Larmor's letter to Edward Divers, as it stands, due to letters received from Forbes Carpenter. He understands that Larmor and Richard Tetley Glazebrook's impression, that Carpenter had only resigned from the Executive Committee, was because of his first letter, but notes that in his second letter, written after the Royal Society Council meeting, he makes clear that his retirement is from both General and Executive Boards.

At the next Council meeting they will need to appoint a successor to Carpenter on the General Board and consider whether to maintain their nomination of Beilby to the Executive Committee. The Society of Chemical Industry are felt to have exceeded their authority in making a direct nomination of someone to fill the vacancy left by Carpenter. Harrison has forwarded the relevant sections of the scheme which governs the case to Divers.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7894Larmor; Sir; Joseph (1857 - 1942); physicist1857 - 1942
NA6155Divers; Edward (1837 - 1912)1837 - 1912
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