Reference numberNLB/40/232
Alternative reference numberNLB/40/ p139
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to General N Artamanoff
Date4 May 1909
DescriptionWith regard to the two and a half metre bar lent by the Russian Government to Rhodesia [Zimbabwe]. Harrison regrets to learn that it has been returned in a damaged condition but fears that the case must have received some rough treatment when opened at the frontier. Harrison writes about hows useful the bar was to the Royal Society and sends a detailed account of the investigations made.
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