Reference numberNLB/54/483
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p272
TitleCopy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society
Date25 May 1917
DescriptionEncloses a letter received by the Society this morning which requires prompt action [not enclosed]. Informs Joseph John Thomson that Professor [Arthur] Schuster knows about the movement [unspecified], and is willing to attend the conference, unless Sir Thomson thinks another astronomical Fellow would be more suitable. Suggests that Professor [Herbert Hall] Turner may be nominated by the Astronomical Society.
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