Reference numberNLB/1/183
Alternative reference numberNLB/1 p153
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Colonel A G Durnford, War Office
Date21 September 1886
DescriptionAcknowledges receipt of Durnford's letter of 20 September 1886 enclosing a report on the the borings in the Delta of the Nile from Captain Dickenson [Dickinson] RE. These items have been forwarded to Professor M Foster, Senior Secretary of the Royal Society, and a note has been taken of Durnford's desire that the report be returned to the War Office.
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