Reference numberNLB/54/611
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p345
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Controller of the London Telephone Service
Date4 July 1917
DescriptionInforms the Controller that he has acquired a notice from the Secretary of the Ministry of Food confirming that the supply of a direct telephone between them and the Society is of urgent national importance. Reiterates that the Society already has independent wires in the building that will make the installation of a new telephone line far easier.
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