Reference numberNLB/57/558
Alternative reference numberNLB/57p319
TitleCopy letter from Sir William Bate Hardy [?], Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor HB Fantham; University College, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date4 December 1919
DescriptionRequests one of the specimens of fish referred to in the paper by Professor HB Fantham, 'The natural occurence of Herpetomonads (Leptomonads) in the blood of a fish, Dentax argyrozona.' [The signature is completely faded, but the subject matter would suggest Sir William Bate Hardy who was a biologist and chemist. It could also be Sir James Hopwood Jeans, who was the other Secretary of the Royal Society at this time].
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8234Hardy; Sir; William Bate (1864 - 1934); biologist and food scientist1864 - 1934
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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