Reference numberNLB/2/438
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p253
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Dent & Company, 61 Strand
Date30 June 1888
DescriptionFollowing their initial estimate and subsequent interview, Rix is authorised to accept their revised estimate of seven pounds and seven shillings for the meeting room clock. John Evans, the Royal Society Treasurer, has asked for an estimate for the smaller dial in the Council room to be received no later than Wednesday.
Access statusOpen
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView