Reference numberNLB/52/141
Alternative reference numberNLB/52 p82
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Dr G A Shakespear, the University, Birmingham
Date23 September 1915
Description'Your letter of the 20th instant shall be laid before Council in due course in the meantime I am authorised to say that their formal permission may be anticipated to reprint the late Professor Poynting's paper appearing in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, provided that due acknowledgement of the original place of publication is made.
We have, of course, no control over the papers published in the Philosophical Magazine.'
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