Reference numberNLB/51/646
Alternative reference numberNLB/51 p399
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to the Secretary, HM Office of Works
Date14 May 1915
Description'The Council of the Royal Society has given instructions for the removal of a number of our books and valuable manuscripts as well as pictures to places of safety in the basement of this building; and as we have not the necessary labour available and it is desirable to act at once I shall be much obliged if you can supply us with labour for the purpose of removal and arrangement - charges to be recoverable from the Society. The men should be here by 10 o'clock on Monday morning next.
At the same time I should be muhc obliged by your informing me whether you would be able to give us any assistance in securing the services of a night watchman.'
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