|Alternative reference number||NLB/1|
|Title||New Letter Book volume 1, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration|
|Date||30 October 1885-30 November 1887|
|Description||New Letter Book volume 1 containing carbon copies of outgoing Royal Society correspondence. Subjects are general administrative, including material on committees, refereeing and printing of papers, soirees and other annual routines. |
Primary authors: Secretary, Michael Foster; Assistant Secretary, Herbert Rix.
Primary recipients: Secretary of Admiralty; Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company; Drake and Gorham; Eclipse Expedition; Few & Company; Michael Foster; Harrison & Sons; Robert Lendlmayer von Lendenfeld; Robarts, Lubbock & Company; Smith, Sons & Oakley; Her Majesty's Treasury;
Contains alphabetical index of letter recipients referring to the page on which the letter is to be found, but not to the individual letter.
|Extent||503p comprising 743 letters|
|Physical description||Volume half-bound in brown leather, brown cloth binding|
|Dimensions||Height 44(cm), width 29(cm). |
|Access conditions||Not currently available to view due to conservation|