Reference numberNLB/56/742
Alternative reference numberNLB/56 p419
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [George Fiddes,] the Under Secretary of State, Colonial Office
Date17 May 1919
DescriptionEncloses a statement of the approximate expenses of the proposed scheme for an investigation into Surra in the Sudan [not enclosed], which estimates £3500 for the full thirty months. Reminds the Under Secretary that the Society have offered to pay £300 out of the small balance remaining in their hands on account of the Sleeping Sickness investigation.
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