Reference numberNLB/56/599
Alternative reference numberNLB/56 p343
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [George Fiddes,] the Under Secretary of State,The Colonial Office
Date25 March 1919
DescriptionRefers to the license recently granted to Mr. [John] Roscoe for his expedition to Uganda. Draws the Under Secretary's attention to the fact that the initial request included the transportation of many other articles besides tea and sugar. As the matter has now become urgent, asks that assurance is given that the necessary license is being forwarded for all the equipment and supplies ordered for the expedition.
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