Reference numberNLB/52/827
Alternative reference numberNLB/52 p470
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Lieutenant A. Robertson, Recruiting Officer; Glencourse, Midlothian
Date1 March 1916
DescriptionInforms the recipient that his occupation does not come within the category of 'analytical, consulting or research' chemist and therefore is not within the Society's jurisdiction. However, asks the recipient if he would be inclined to enter Munition Works. Explains that if this is the case then the Society will consider his case further.
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