Reference numberNLB/10/680
Alternative reference numberNLB/10 p319
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Frau Professor Hertz, Quantiusstrasse 13, Bonn, Germany
Date18 January 1895
DescriptionRix has received a letter from Professor Dr Nissen, Rector of the University of Bonn, informing him that Frau Professor Hertz is the executor of the last will of his late husband, Heinrich.

The balance standing in the account of the Rumford Fund has this year been divided, by resolution of the President and Council of the Royal Society, among the three last recipients of the Medal. Hertz's share would be £68-6-4 and Rix is instructed by the Treasurer [John Evans] to send a cheque for this amount. Asks for the enclosed receipt to be signed and returned.
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