Reference numberNLB/54/545
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p309
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Controller of the London Telephone Service
Date14 June 1917
DescriptionInforms the Controller that the Society's Food Committee is actively engaged in investagations of questions relating to the Food Supply, upon which it is advising more than one Department of His Majesty's Government. Their frequent communications has rendered it desirable to have a separate telephone installed. Notes that the separate telephone terminals left behind by the Tropical Diseases Bureau are still standing and suggests they may be of use in this installment.
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