Reference numberNLB/52/736
Alternative reference numberNLB/52 p421
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Secretary of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries; Whitehall, S.W
Date21 February 1916
DescriptionReply to an earlier request from the Secretary of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries that they be handed the designs for the pigsties and other resources purchased for the Swine Fever invesitgation. Explains that an arrangement needs to be made between the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries and the architect [Mr. Paul Waterhouse] who designed the buildings in question. Suggests that the Board of Agriculture must either continue Mr. Waterhouse's professional connection as architect with the buildings, or pay him a fee that covers full discharge of his claim for work done in connection with the plans.
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