Reference numberNLB/53/384
Alternative reference numberNLB/53 p260
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor W.M. Thornton
Date25 July 1916
Description'Dear Sir,
In reply to your letter of the 15th July, I do not feel justified in saying more than that in the opinion of the Committee, your paper, though of technical interest, was not considered to be suitable for the Proceedings of the Royal society from the scientific standpoint.'
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