Reference numberNLB/54/273
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p156
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Labour Supply Department, Badges Section; Ministry of Munitions of War, 6 Whitehall Gardens, S.W.
Date19 March 1917
DescriptionEncloses the table showing the number of cases for exemption of chemists dealt with by the Society up to the beginning of this month [not enclosed]. Draws the Assistant Secretary's attention to the fact that the number of exemptions recommended for men under 23 years of age has been very small, and that the largest number of applications granted have been for men over 30.
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