Reference numberNLB/51/53
Alternative reference numberNLB/51 p31
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to J F McMillan, Lyncroft, Sandown, IW
Date25 November 1914
Description'I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 19th instant and your previous communication on the subject, and I am directed to say that it is an established rule of the Society never to give their opinion, as a body, upon subjects submitted to them. If you desire to submit a paper to the Society it must be communicated by a Fellow of the Society.'
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7857Starling; Ernest Henry (1866 - 1927)1866 - 1927
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