Reference numberNLB/51/709
Alternative reference numberNLB/51 p440
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Societythe Cheif Officer, London Fire Brigade, Southwark, SE
Date1 June 1915
DescriptionHarrison asksthe Officer for any advice he can give as to the precautions the Royal Society should take against fire. Harrison gives details of the building's structure, the responsibility of the Crown and the Royal Society for repairs, the men who stay in the house overnight (Harrison and the night watchman) and any precautions already in place.
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