Reference numberNLB/12/113
Alternative reference numberNLB/12 p55
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Wordsworth Poole
Date9 December 1895
DescriptionRix is sending to the care of the Crown Agents for the Colonies a microscrope and accessories by Ernst Leitz, purchased out of the Donation Fund of the Royal Society. He includes a full description from the maker of the microscope, gives the number of the microscope as 31561, and lists the additional items contained in the case.
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