Reference numberNLB/54/640
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p364
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society
Date10 July 1917
DescriptionInforms Professor [William Abbott] Herdman that the Council recently agreed to make a grant to the Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland for financial aid towards publishing a paper by D. [David] M. [Meredith] S. [Seares] Watson, 'Evolution of the tetrapod shoulder girdle and fore-limb'. This grant is subject to the Zoology Committee approving the publication. Asks Professor William Abbott Herdman to ensure that members of the Committee minute their opinion as to the desirability of making the grant.
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