Reference numberNLB/56/218
Alternative reference numberNLB/56 p136
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Institution of Civil Engineers; Great George Street, S.W.
Date18 December 1918
DescriptionRefers to the Institution of Civil Engineer's reappointment of Mr. Robert Elliott as their representative on the General Board of the National Physical Laboratory. Draws the Secretary's attention to a regulation stating that this is only permitted where 'there are special reasons in the case of any retiring member for his services being retained'. Asks the Secretary whether the Institute can represent these 'special reasons'.
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