Reference numberNLB/2/323
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p191
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Librarian, Reale Accademia dei Lincei, Rome
Date24 April 1888
DescriptionIn response to a letter of 21 April, Rix informs the Librarian that 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', volume 167 part 2, was sent through Sampson Low & Company, and Messrs Loescher on 29 July 1879. In the same parcel there were 'Philosophical Transactions' for 1878 and volume eight of the Catalogue of Scientific Papers. If they have the latter, it would indicate the parcel containing the missing items arrived safely.
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