Reference numberNLB/51/462
Alternative reference numberNLB/51 p291
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to the Secretary, Board of Agriculture
Date24 March 1915
Description'Adverting to your letter of the 15th instant on the subject of the proposed investigation into Swine Fever, I am directed to say that the Committee is negotiating for a site for the research premises, and that the Board of Agriculture wil be informed when a site has been finally settled upon, in order that special provisions may be made in a statutory order to admit of the necessary experiments being carried out thereon.
In selecting a site due regard will be had to the precautions pointed out in the last paragraph of your letter.'
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