Reference numberNLB/39/301
Alternative reference numberNLB/39 p190
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to D Lewis Poole, The Royal Societies Club
Date23 December 1908
DescriptionHarrison writes that he considers the servants of the Royal Societies Club responsible for detaining the telegram and cablegram addressed to Harrison at the Royal Society, and he considers the system under which the club is administered distinctly responsible for the detention at the club even for five minutes, of anything addressed to the Royal Society.
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