Reference numberNLB/2/850
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p415
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Percy Faraday Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date23 November 1888
DescriptionDr Richard Quain, Mr Joseph Norman Lockyer and Frankland were appointed a sub-committee at yesterday's meeting [of the Dinner Committee] to chose the wines. Lockyer has agreed to arrange the champagne, leaving Quain and Frankland to choose the other wines. Rix has written to Quain to ask him to arrange a time to meet Frankland at Willis's Rooms, also informing Lockyer should he wish to join them.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA2163Frankland; Percy Faraday (1858 - 1946); chemist1858 - 1946
NA6410Quain; Sir; Richard (1816 - 1898)1816 - 1898
NA6349Lockyer; Sir; Joseph Norman (1836 - 1920)1836 - 1920
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