Reference numberNLB/54/275
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p157
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mr. Robert Worthington, Son of Professor Arthur Masor Worthington, FRS
Date19 March 1917
DescriptionInforms Mr. Robert Worthington that at the time of his decease his father had a book from the Society's Library which had not been returned. Asks if Mr. Worthington could have a search amongst his father's books to see if it can be found. Notes that the title is 'Mathematical Discourses concerning two New Sciences', by Galileo Galilei.
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