Reference numberNLB/2/1007
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p487
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor D'Arey Thompson
Date28 January 1889
Description35 pounds of the Donation Fund has been assigned by the President and Council of the Royal Society to Thompson, to assist in him in purchasing specimens of natural history through Dundee whalers. Rix is instructed to send a cheque for that amount once Thompson acquiants them when he is ready to use the money for his research.
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