Reference numberNLB/3/285
Alternative reference numberNLB/3 p159
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, [Royal Society]
Date[30 April 1889]
DescriptionRix asks if they should send the summonses for the General Committee of the Government Grant, or wait until the board have had their final meeting.

He also records that the Royal Society are writing to Professor Edwin Ray Lankester and Professor Harry Marshall Ward regarding Soirée exhibits, and states that 'Kew does nothing - except grumble'. An unexpected exhibit from Joseph Norman Lockyer should mean that if Lankester and Ward provide exhibits, they will have enough without Kew's contribution.

A postscript notes receipt of a letter that morning from Kew to say that they will exhibit if anything is in blossom at the time. Also Rix encloses a ketter from Mr William Turner Thiselton-Dyer regarding the Statutes Committee.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8247Lankester; Sir; Edwin Ray (1847 - 1929)1847 - 1929
NA6966Ward; Harry Marshall (1854 - 1906)1854 - 1906
NA6349Lockyer; Sir; Joseph Norman (1836 - 1920)1836 - 1920
NA7968Thiselton-Dyer; Sir; William Turner (1843 - 1928)1843 - 1928
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