Reference numberNLB/53/86
Alternative reference numberNLB/53 p56
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The President, Board of Trade
Date3 April 1916
DescriptionLetter to the President of the Board of Trade requesting clarification on what grounds certain classes of chemists should be reserved from military service. The author also encloses a copy of guidance rules (for claims of chemists' exemptions) drawn up by the [Royal Society] Council and asks for feedback on these.
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