Presentation to Sir Edward Thorpe, F.R.S.


    AT the Government Laboratory on Friday, February 18, Sir Edward Thorpe was presented with a silver tea and cottee service and silver cigarette box subscribed for by former colleagues on the staff of the laboratory, and by members of other public departments intimately connected with the laboratory. Among the company present, besides Sir Edward and Lady Thorpe, were Sir George Murray, G.C.B., permanent secretary to the Treasury; Sir Thomas Elliott, K.C.B., secretary to the Board of Agriculture; Sir Nathaniel Highmore, Board of Customs and Excise; Mr. Middleton, Board of Agriculture; and Dr. J. J. Dobbie, principal of the Government Laboratory.

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    Presentation to Sir Edward Thorpe, F.R.S. . Nature 82, 500 (1910).

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