Reference numberNLB/57/540
Alternative reference numberNLB/57p306
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Arthur Durrant, MVO
Date29 November 1919
DescriptionRequests two presses from His Majesty's Office of Works 'of the character of post-master's presses' measuring six to seven feet high, three to four feet wide, and at least 12 inches deep with shelves 15 inches apart. He is asking as although the Royal Society is not a government department, it has been granted special facilities regarding internal fittings in the past.
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