Reference numberNLB/57/70
Alternative reference numberNLB/57p39
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary, Office of Works, Burlington House, London, W
Date11 July 1919
DescriptionAdvises that the internal decoration of the Royal Society's rooms at Burlington House has fallen into dilapidation over the previous five years, and requests the department undertake the most urgent repairs during the vacation of the Royal Society between July and October. If this is not possible the work will need to be placed with a contractor.
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