Reference numberNLB/51/805
Alternative reference numberNLB/51 p499
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor E Marsden, Victoria College, Wellington, NZ
Date1 July 1915
Description'The President and Council at their meeting last week agreed to place in your hands the sum of £100 from their Radium Research Fund for the purchase of radium, on the understanding that the radium so purchased remains the property of the Royal Society.
I enclose a draft for £100 and shall be glad to hear that you agree to the condition laid down by the Council.
P.S Kindly return the enclosed from of receipt.'
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