Reference numberNLB/51/603
Alternative reference numberNLB/51 p376
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Messrs Morice, Tozer & Beck, Ltd, 27 Clements Lane, EC
Date4 May 1915
Description'Replying to your letter of the 10th ultimo to Professor W W Watts with reference to the insurance of a portrait at present being exhibited at the Royal Academy, I am now authorized to say that we shall be glad if you will draw up a policy to cover all risks (including war risks) in accordance with the terms you specify, namely, at 10 per cent per annum for 300 guineas. On receipt of your demand for the permission it shall be paid from here.'
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