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Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower
    Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower 1914-1917
        Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower, Robert Chapman Davie to Major A Gage

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Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from James Monatagu Frank Drummond

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 002/13/72

Date(s)

c1915

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

letter

Name of creator

Drummond | James Montagu Frank | 1881-1965 | regius professor of botany, University of Glasgow

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from James Montagu Frank Drummond containing personal news, mainly concerning the progress of his army training. He describes drills, field exercises and night exercises and remarks that he hopes to be commissioned soon but that this might be delayed due to the outbreak of German Measles amongst the corps. He asks Bower to keep this confidential until a public announcement has been made. He also describes items of botanical interest in the area of Hertfordshire in which he is training

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