Reference numberNLB/51/347
Alternative reference numberNLB/51 p217
TitleCopy letter from Secretary of the Royal Society to A R Tankard Esq., 40 Lowgate, Hull
Date19 February 1915
Description'With reference to your letter of February 9th on shipments of sargoes of cotton to Germany, the matter was brought before the Council at their meeting yesterday, and discussed.
I am directed to inform you that the Council decided to take no action, on the ground that the question did not fall within the province of the Royal Society.'
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