Reference numberNLB/51/802
Alternative reference numberNLB/51 p498
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Sir Ernest Rutherford FRS
Date3 July 1915
Description'The President and Council at their meeting last week passed the following resolution with regard to the Radium Research Fund:-
Resolves:- That a the request of Sir Ernest Rutherford £100 of the unexpanded balance of £504.1.5, which was by resolution of Council on March 19, 1914, to be spent in the purchase of mesothorium and placed in Sir Ernest Rutherford's hands, be handed to Prof E Marsden of Victoria College, Wellington, for the purchase of radium, on the understanding that the radium so purchased remains the property of the Royal Society.
I am accordingly forwarding a draft for £100 made payable to bearer so that you can place it to your own account and get your bankers to send a proper draft to Prof E Marsden in New Zealand.'
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NA8278Rutherford; Ernest (1871 - 1937); Baron Rutherford of Nelson1871 - 1937
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