Reference numberNLB/52/871
Alternative reference numberNLB/52 p493
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Arthur W. Knapp of Messrs Cadbury Bros. Ltd., Bournville, Birmingham
Date4 March 1916
DescriptionExplains that the powers of the Society with regards to military service are limited strictly to one group of chemists, 'analytical, consulting or research chemists'. Notes that it is unlikely that Mr. Philips, who is still an apprentice, will satisfy the [Reserved Occupations] Committee of the Society of his claim to be classed in this group.
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