Reference numberNLB/52/548
Alternative reference numberNLB/52 p312
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to L. G. Scott Esquire of Messrs E. G. Anderson Ltd.; 5 Chancery Lane, W.C.
Date11 January 1916
DescriptionInforms L. G. Scott Esquuire what the functions of the Royal Society currently are in connection with the war: 1) Issuing badges to persons engaged in scientific work in connection with the war, and 2) Giving or withholding their consent to the enlistment for active service of analytical, consulting and research chemists, under the Reserved Occupations Regulation of the Board of Trade.
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