Reference numberNLB/39/260
Alternative reference numberNLB/39 p166
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir W [William] Crookes, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society
Date16 December 1908
DescriptionHarrison sends this letter as a memorandum of a piece of business that devolves upon Crookes as Foreign Secretary. A Committee at Beaune applied to the Royal Society to join the Committee to erecting a monument to Professor Marey and the Council they would be ready to assure their sympathy after they had satisfied themselves as to the attitude of the French Academy towards the project. It falls upon Crookes as Foreign Secretary to make an enquiry of the French Academy.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8188Crookes; Sir; William (1832 - 1919); chemist1832 - 1919
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