Reference numberNLB/44/610
Alternative reference numberNLB/44 p369
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to The Controller, HM Stationery Office
Date28 September 1911
Description'The last sheets, namely, the Index, of Report No.XI of the Sleeping Sickness Commission, were passed here for press and sent off on Monday last, and I am directed to beg you to used every means in your power to expedite the publication of the Report.
A new Commission under Sir David Bruce is leaving England at the beginning if November for further investigations into Sleeping Sickness in Africa, and it is very desireable that this Report should be in their hands before their departure. In these circumstances the Royal Society will be greatly obliged if a certain number - say 300 copies, of the Report can be struck off and sent here for distribution within the next three weeks.'
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