Reference numberNLB/52/896
Alternative reference numberNLB/52 p508
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to William B. Barry Esquire; 57 Pelham Street, S.W.
Date7 March 1916
DescriptionInforms William B. Barry Esquire that the Society have had a communication from the Recruiting Officer at Kensington asking for their permission to Mr. Barry's being called up for military service. Before making a decision, the Society needs further details of Mr. Barry's qualifications as an analytical, consulting or research chemist. Also asks if Mr. Barry would be willing to enter into munitions work.
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