Reference numberNLB/1/138
Alternative reference numberNLB/1 p123
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Captain MacKinlay, 3 Alpine Villas, Woolwich
Date25 June 1886
DescriptionIn reply to MacKinlay's letter of 7 June offering his services as an observer with the Eclipse Expedition which leaves for the West Indies next month, if an opportunity arises the offer will be taken into consideration. The complement of observers is at present complete.
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