Reference numberNLB/51/505
Alternative reference numberNLB/51 p315
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr A E Atkin, The Lister Institute
Date14 April 1915
Description'I am directed to inform you that the Committee appointed by the Royal Society to investigate the pathology of Swine Fever, in cooperation with the Board of Agriculture, has appointed you, with the concurrence of the Lister Institute, to act as bacteriologist to the enquiry at a salary of £500 per annum as from the beginning of the current financial year, the arrangement being terminable by one month's notice on either side.'
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