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Reference numberNLB/11/59
Alternative reference numberNLB/11 p28
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Alexander Stewart Herschel, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date8 April 1895
DescriptionWith respect to Herschel's request to borrow two engraving of Sir William Herschel, Rix has laid the matter before the Treasurer [John Evans] and he says that either or both these may be borrowed provided Herschel is willing to have them framed at the Society in any cheap frame that will ensure their being protected by glass and not handled in their naked state. Asks to know Herschel's decision.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6670Herschel; Alexander Stewart (1836 - 1907); Astronomer1836 - 1907
NA8060Herschel; Sir; William (1738 - 1822); Astronomer1738 - 1822
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