Reference numberNLB/2/352
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p211
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Aitken, Fellow of the Royal Society, Greve Cottage, Woolston, Southampton
Date10 May 1888
DescriptionRix was sorry to receive Aitken's note to indicate that he had not received an invitation to the Royal Society Soirée the previous evening. They are confident the invitation left the Society, because the invitations to Fellows were posted six weeks earlier, having been written from a printed list and checked by two clerks, so Rix cannot understand how it failed to reach him.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA3585Aitken; Sir; William (1825 - 1892)1825 - 1892
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