Reference numberNLB/53/107
Alternative reference numberNLB/53 p70
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to John Northmore Esq., 49 Manor Park, Redland, Bristol
Date14 April 1916
Description'Dear Sir,
In reply to your letter of April 11th, I do not imagine anyone would dispute your claim that Law is a science, but the Royal Society was founded for the advancement of natural science, and the interests of those departments of science to which law and legal archaeology belong are now supposed to be the concern of the British Academy. I enclose a copy of the regulations concering candidates for election.'
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