Reference numberNLB/1/116
Alternative reference numberNLB/1 p100
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr P Magnus
Date18 May 1886
DescriptionOn behalf of Dr Foster, Rix answers Magnus' enquiry regarding the Society's funds for scientific research. Rix mentions: the Government's annual Parliamentary vote which the Society administers of £4000; an annual sum of about £700 which the Society distributes; and the Scientific Relief Fund.
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