Reference numberNLB/52/246
Alternative reference numberNLB/52 p139
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor John Stanley Gardiner, FRS, Chairman of the Zoology Committee
Date23 October 1915
DescriptionAsks for details of who the Ashton that fell in the war was, as mentioned by Professor John Stanley Gardiner at the Council Meeting. Expresses interest in receiving details of Ashton's family in order that a letter of sympathy be sent. Also asks if the Jenkinson Professor Gardiner mentioned was J. W. Jenkinson, the embryologist. Expresses interest in receiving details of Jenkinson's family in order that a letter of sympathy be sent.
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