Reference numberNLB/11/817
Alternative reference numberNLB/11 p396
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society
Date10 October 1895
DescriptionThanks Foster for his note from the Great Eastern Hotel and telegram received this morning. Rix does not think Foster need come to town if he will mark the inclosed agenda list indicating which items are to be taken on the 17th [Council] and in what order [not attached]. Asks for this to be returned without fail as he has no copy.

Next Thursday is the usual date for holding the Dinner Committee. If Foster intends giving the usual six weeks notice, the list ought to be settled without delay.

Supposes the Assistant Secretary Appointment Committee should meet shortly to settle the form of advertisement.

Asks what Foster advises regarding Medal claims. These must now be circulated with summonses for the 31st. Rix has all the claims except Professor [Edwin Ray] Lankester's claim on behalf of Dr [John] Murray.

Neither the President [Lord Kelvin, William Thomson] or Lord Rayleigh [John WIlliam Strutt] will be present on the 17th. Asks if Foster will hold a Committee of Papers for the Biological part.

Rix is thinking of going to the country directly after the Saturday morning post so Foster should give him notice if he is thinking of coming to town.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA1654Murray; Sir; John (1841 - 1914)1841 - 1914
NA8247Lankester; Sir; Edwin Ray (1847 - 1929)1847 - 1929
NA8289Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; physicist1824 - 1907
NA6090Strutt; John William (1842 - 1919); 3rd Baron Rayleigh1842 - 1919
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