Reference numberNLB/54/494
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p277
TitleCopy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to O. J. R. Howorth Esquire
Date30 May 1917
DescriptionAcknowledges the receipt of O. J. R. Howorth Esquire's previous letter, containing a list of the Committee which drew up the memorandum on the question of a Geodetic Institute. Notes that in it, the Society's Fellow, H. [Henry] G. [George] Lyons is referred to as Colonel Lyons. Asks Mr. Howorth if this is correct as the Society are still addressing him as Major Lyons.
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