Reference numberNLB/44/763
Alternative reference numberNLB/44 p459
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to W S Reid
Date6 November 1911
Description'I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 3rd instant, and I am directed to say that it is an established rule of the Society never to give their opinion, as a body, upon subjects submitted to them.
I would however suggest your consulting the Director of the Geological Survey of Scotland, 33 George Square, Edinburgh, upon the stocks you have forward.'
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