Reference numberNLB/56/285
Alternative reference numberNLB/56 p172
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [John Young Walker] MacAlister Esquire, Secretary and Librarian of the Royal Society of Medicine
Date6 January 1919
DescriptionInforms Mr. [John Young Walker] MacAlister that the intention of his previous letter was not to encourage Mr. MacAlister's looking through hundreds of books. Notes that, on reflection, Medicine may acutally be outwith the scope of general science, and so Mr. MacAlister need not worry about submitting any titles.
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