Reference numberNLB/11/940
Alternative reference numberNLB/11 p465
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Crown Agents for the Colonies, Downing Street, S.W.
Date7 November 1895
DescriptionA grant has been made by the Royal Society of a microscope and appliances suitable for bacteriological work to be used in British Central Africa by Dr Wordsworth Poole, the Medical Officer of the British Central African Protectorate. Rix asks how this equipment can be sent to Poole. Wonders if, as it is a gift, the Crown agents will pack and forward it if delivered at Downing Street.
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