Reference numberNLB/2/108
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p87
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Count Riamo d'Hulst
Date17 January 1888
DescriptionAcknowledges a letter of 2 January containing an offer to exhibit their collections at the Royal Society. The Royal Society sends thanks for the offer, but notes that as an organisation primarily focused on mathematical and physical science it would not be the best venue. Rix proposes that an antiquarian or ethnological society might be more suitable.
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