Reference numberNLB/11/446
Alternative reference numberNLB/11 p212
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Robert Stawell Ball, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date3 July 1895
DescriptionThe Society has received the manuscript of Ball's obituary notice this morning and it is just what is required.

Rix finds Ball's deceased brother [Valentine] had borrowed a valuable book from the library and would be glad if it could be selected from his general office and returned. It is a volume of old Dutch voyages from 1646.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7578Ball; Sir; Robert Stawell (1840 - 1913)1840 - 1913
NA6404Ball; Valentine (1843 - 1895)1843 - 1895
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