Reference numberNLB/2/12
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p15
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Hampden, 3 Park Street, Croydon
Date3 December 1887
DescriptionIn response to a note sent by Hampden to Sir George Gabriel Stokes, President of the Royal Society, Rix informs him that he will find Colonel Clarke's determination of the figure of the earth in the 'Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society', volume twenty nine, p25-44, to be located at the British Museum or the Guildhall Library.
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