Reference numberNLB/1/357
Alternative reference numberNLB/1 p258
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr William Quartermain
Date17 January 1887
DescriptionIn answer to Quartermain's letter of 5 January [1887] Rix as Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society is directed to explain that it does not fall within the functions of the Council to recommend an invention to the notice of the Fellows with a view to raising shares for its promotion.
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