Reference numberNLB/39/262
Alternative reference numberNLB/39 p167
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to C E Fawsitt, Metallurgical Chemistry Laboratory, Glasgow University
Date17 December 1908
Description'Dear Sir,
I have to acknowledge with thanks the receipt of the bust of the Swedish chemist, Berzelius, which you have kindly presented to the Royal Society. It arrived safely with but a slight chip on the back of the head; but, as you are probably aware, the nose is slightly damaged.'
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