Reference numberNLB/2/575
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p300
TitleCopy letter from Theodore E James, to George Draper, Secretary, Eastern Telegraph Company
Date18 August 1888
DescriptionQuotes from a letter received from Joseph Thomson, currently engaged on an exploration in Morocco, in which he states that he has cabled Herbert Rix to place a sum of money to his credit, but no such message has reached the Royal Society. Further, an enclosed cutting from The Times [not included] refers to a second message sent in reference to the expedition, but this message has not been received by the Society at Burlington House either.
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