Record

Reference numberNLB/2/358
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p214
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster
Date11 May 1888
DescriptionConcerns matters of Royal Society business.

The Lord Advocate's Election letter is enclosed for Foster to sign and post [not included].
Professor Judd has requested to postpone the Delta B Committee to give him more time, and he cannot report to the next Council.
The Chief Rabbi has written to ask Foster if he can attend the next Society Soirée, and Rix asks if Dr Martineau can attend, noting that due to his age of eighty-three he is unlikely to attend many times.
Henry Nicholas Ridley has written about publications of the Fernando do Noronha Expedition, but Rix believes the matter can wait until Thursday.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
NA1775Ridley; Henry Nicholas (1855 - 1956)1855 - 1956
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