Reference numberNLB/53/83
Alternative reference numberNLB/53 p53
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The Secretary, the Institution of Gas Engineers, 39 Victoria Street, S.W.
Date6 April 1916
DescriptionLetter of reply informing the Secretary that the recent Conference of the Royal Society 'was for the purpose of a general discussion of the desirability of forming a body for combined action in the interest of all branches of Science, and that the Institutions invited for this preliminary discussion were necessarily limited'. He reassures the Secretary that other Societies will have the chance of representation at future Conferences.
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