Reference numberNLB/51/570
Alternative reference numberNLB/51 p357
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to H F Wood, Colonial Office
Date27 April 1915
Description'Sleeping Sickness Reports.
In reply to your telephone enquiry of the 23rd instant concerning the above, I beg to inform you as to stock, that we have here approximately of Parts II - 300 copies, or Part 12 - 440 copies, of Part 13 - 300 copies, of Part 14 - 400 copies, of Part 15 - 475 copies; and as to distribution, that we here do not distribute systematically, but supply copies to approved societies, institutions and individuals, as applied for. The main distribution is done by Sir David Bruce, who commonly distributes between one and two hundred copies, mainly to individuals. Sir David would no doubt furnish his list of addresses should you desire to see it.'
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