Reference numberNLB/45/513
Alternative reference numberNLB/45 p307
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor W M Thornton
Date20 March 1912
Description'I am directed to inform you that your paper on "The electrical conductivity of bacteria: and the rate of inhibition of bacteria by electric currents", will be brought before the Committee of Papers in due course, for consideration with reference to the question of its publication in the Proceedings of the Royal Society. In the meantime I am directed to suggest that a reconsideration of all reference to "conductivity of bacteria" would be desirable, in the light of the theory of electric endosmose. For this purpose I send your MS herewith, to be returned in due course in accordance with the attached regulations.
I am to say further that in the even of the paper being ultimately passed for publication it is suggestion that the photographs need not be reproduced, as being not required for the elucidation of the text.'
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