Reference numberNLB/50/503
Alternative reference numberNLB/50 p297
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Crookes, President of the Royal Society
Date21 July 1914
DescriptionThe Treasurer, after consultation with the Director of the National Physical Laboratory and others, has come to the conclusion that the letter agreed upon by the Council for despatch to the Prime Minister upon the finances of the Laboratory should go out now. A covering letter from Crookes should go with it, suggesting to Asquith that any interview has better not take place until the autumn.

Sending a sheet of the new number of 'Proceedings [of the Royal Society]' containing the final proof in pages of Crookes' paper on silicon, which he wanted to see.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8188Crookes; Sir; William (1832 - 1919); chemist1832 - 1919
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