Reference numberNLB/45/478
Alternative reference numberNLB/45 p285
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to His Excellency, the Minister of Public Instruction, Rome
Date12 March 1912
Description'I am directed by the President and Council of the Royal Society to transmit to yourself and to the Ministry of Public Instruction their thanks for your special telegram of condolence on the death of Lord Lister, forming a tribute to the beneficent career of our deceased colleague, which the Royal Society and also the British public are very glad to have and to acknowledge.'
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