Reference numberNLB/44/13
Alternative reference numberNLB/44 p10-12
TitleCopy letter from Joseph Larmor, Secretary of the Royal Society to The Under Secretary of State, Colonial Office
Date14 April 1911
Descriptionthe Under Secretary's letter of March 31, 1911 on the subject of an enquiry into the relation of the African fauna to the maintenance and spread of human trypanosomiasis, and secondarily of other trypansome diseases of domestic animals, has been considered by the Tropical Diseases Committee of the Royal Society and Larmor is requested to reply.
The reply includes the opinions of the Committee that the Commission should be appointed to conduct enquiry in Africa and the Committee proposals for the composition of the Commission. Larmor also discusses 'the financial question' and methods of the proposed investigation.
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NA7894Larmor; Sir; Joseph (1857 - 1942); physicist1857 - 1942
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