Reference numberNLB/2/309
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p183
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Commissioner, US Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Washington, DC
Date12 April 1888
DescriptionIn response to a letter of 28 March, Rix notes that there are no works published by the Royal Society which are directly connected with fish-culture or exclusively devoted to the study of fishes. He asks whether they would find the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society' to be of value in their library; if so, Rix will propose an exchange of publications with the US Commission of Fish and Fisheries.
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