Reference numberNLB/42/87
Alternative reference numberNLB/42 p53
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to The Under Secretary of State, Home Office
Date23 March 1910
In response to a request lately received from your officer I now have the honour to enclose a statement, accompanied by vouchers, of the expenditure amounting to £102. 5. 11 net incurred by the Royal Society during the current financial year in respect of the enquiry into Glassworkers' Cataract; and, with reference to the previous correspondence in which HM Government agreed to provide for expenses under this head to the amount of £500 in the year, I am to ask you to be good enough to arrange for a reimbursement to the Royal Society of the amount shown upon the enclosed [statement] account.'
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