Reference numberNLB/2/948
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p459
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Ferd Falk, 34 Old Broad Street, E.C.
Date7 January 1889
DescriptionRix is sending transcriptions of fifteen of the letters requested by Dr Wohlwill, noting that before they go any further Wohlwill should be shown how the matter is progressing and see if the copies being made are what he requires. The cost of transcription is higher than anticipated, as due to the difficulty in deciphering the text and the requirement that they retain contractions and the long 's', the work has taken 40 hours, though they only intend to charge for 32. Rix fears even the four pounds charged may appear a high price.

The letters listed consist of correspondence between Martin Fazel, Oldenburg and Piasen. Sixteen letters remain, and Rix recommends either Wohlwill hire an expert to copy the letters, or that he name a price for the remaining work and they will see if any of their clerks are willing to undertake it for that price.
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