Reference numberNLB/3/1074
Alternative reference numberNLB/3 p490
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society
Date6 January 1890
Description'Dear Sir,
I find that your letter to Robarts on Dec [December] 19 was only for the purchase of £7-1-0 2 3/4 % for the Rumford Fund & the placing of £500 on deposit for the Scient. [Scientific] Relief Fund, & that the minute of Council was for the purchase in addition of £200 3 1/2 % Metrop [Metropolitan] on a/c [account] of Fee Reduction Fund. I have accordingly written the enclosed letter for you to sign & post.
Yours obediently
Herbert Rix
Asst Sec [Assistant Secretary]'.
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