Reference numberNLB/2/803
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p392
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Henry St John Hope
Date8 November 1888
DescriptionRix states that it is difficult to be precise, but provides a breakdown of the Royal Society's usage of candle-powered lamps on regular weekdays, including stating the additional use of an extra lamp to locate a book, illuminate Rix's office, and host a visitor. Council days, once a month, and meeting days, 25 times a year, are noting as requiring extra illumination, likely to be similar to that of the Society of Antiquaries.
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