Reference numberNLB/1/715
Alternative reference numberNLB/1 p479
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Secretary of the Society of Antiquaries
Date10 November 1887
DescriptionWith reference to previous correspondence with regard to the supply of electricity to the Society of Antiquaries, Rix subjoins a copy of a resolution passed at the last meeting of the Council of the Royal Society [not attached]. The resolution is quoted and indicates that the Society of Antiquaries be supplied with electricity for lighting should they so desire, if they will put in an installation of equal power with that of the Royal Society, on paying one half of the cost of gas, labour and repairs to the engine and dynamo.
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