Reference numberNLB/52/541
Alternative reference numberNLB/52 p308
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to S. Siddons-Wilson Esquire
Date10 January 1916
DescriptionExplains to S. Siddons-Wilson Esquire that the regulation exempting analytical chemists frome enlistment is not an order of the Royal Society but a regulation of the Board of Trade, subject to exception to be agreed to by the Royal Society. States that if Mr. Siddons-Wilson can prove that he is a analytical, research or consulting chemist he would automatically come under the regulation of exemption.
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