Reference numberNLB/12/706
Alternative reference numberNLB/12 p397
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Rev John Sharp, Horton House, Rugby
Date15 April 1896
Description'Dear Sir,
I received your note of April 13th containing the sad news of your father's death [William Sharp]. He was, I think, the oldest Fellow on our list in point of age and the oldest but three in point of election. I have, perhaps, to thank you for the newspaper received this morning containing an obituary notice of him. We are very glad to have it to preserve in our scrap-book in memory of one of the patriarchs of the Society. His death will be announced at the Council next Thursday.
Believe me, Dear Sir, yours very faithfully,
H Rix
Asst. Sec. RS. [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2932Sharp; William (1805 - 1896)1805 - 1896
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