Reference numberNLB/1/322
Alternative reference numberNLB/1 p235
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Secretary, Her Majesty's Treasury
Date17 December 1886
DescriptionReferring to his letter of 1 July [1886] in which application was made for the moiety of the grant of £4000 voted by Parliament for the promotion of scientific research, Foster as Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society now requests the Secretary to Treasury to move the Lords to cause payment of £2000 to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Co, the Royal Society's bankers.
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