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Reference numberNLB/56/472
Alternative reference numberNLB/56 p276
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [William Abbott] Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society
Date18 February 1919
DescriptionAcknowledges receipt of Professor [William Abbott] Herdman's letter about Professor [John William Watson] Stephens' candidature. Notes that it 'puts an interpretation upon the Statute that I should certainly never have put upon it'; that all periods of five years are to start afresh from the date of the revision of Statute. Questions this interpretation, and reiterates his belief that Professor Stephens' candidature has ceased to be valid.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6570Herdman; Sir; William Abbott (1858 - 1924)1858 - 1924
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