Reference numberNLB/2/974
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p470
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor William Kitchen Parker, [Fellow of the Royal Society]
Date17 January 1889
Description'Dear Mr Parker,
We have given you £25 for your work on Protopterus - it is to be understood that no part of this is to be paid for the specimen of Protopterus [underlined] - for these were paid for out of the Gov [Government] Grant some time ago. You can spend it as you propose on paying an artist.
M. Foster'.
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