Reference numberNLB/52/82
Alternative reference numberNLB/52 p49
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society to Professor W M Thornton
Date7 August 1915
Description'I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of yesterday returning your second paper with the reference to the first deleted.
In the face of my previous letters I cannot understand your reference to re-writing the first paper. The paper was definitely withdrawn by Sir Charles Parsons and was returned to you on loan in order that you might make a copy. The paper must be returned here without any alteration whatever.'
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