Reference numberNLB/1/391
Alternative reference numberNLB/1 p283
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Dent & Company
Date9 February 1887
DescriptionWith reference to the Messrs' kind offer to supply the Royal Society with an hourly-time signal from Greenwich at a nominal expense, he is directed to send thanks but the Officers of the Society do not think that this would be of such service there as to justify them in trespassing on the Messrs kindness.
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