Reference numberNLB/10/827
Alternative reference numberNLB/10 p398
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Birt Acres, Clovelly Cottage, Barnet, Hertfordshire
Date13 February 1895
DescriptionAcres' letter of 9th February has been laid before the Secretaries who thank Acres for his communication but the Society has no meeting for the exhibition of apparatus except the Soirees which are held twice a year. For this occssion however the instruments Acres describes are not considered to have sufficient novelty.
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