Reference numberNLB/54/20
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p12
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Colonel C. Cassal
Date22 January 1917
DescriptionInforms Colonel C. Cassal that Sir William Crookes has never sent more than a brief message relating to 'Gerrans'. Notes, in confidence, that he sees little prosepct of the authorities at the Society going back on their decision on account of Gerrans' youth and also because he is not a qualified chemist.
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