Reference numberNLB/3/686
Alternative reference numberNLB/3 p328
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Secretary, Department of Mines, Sydney
Date12 September 1889
DescriptionRix states that the package containing the skull of the Trylacoles fossil, forward by the Department of Mines, was received at the Royal Society on 30 August. It was only on the 9 September that it was opened by Professor Edwin Ray Lankester, who discovered that the specimen had been damaged in transit, and wrote the enclosed memorandum [not included] to the secretaries of the Society. Lankester proposes that when it is returned it be packed in a box at least four inches larger in each dimension. Rix asks for instructions in the matter.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8247Lankester; Sir; Edwin Ray (1847 - 1929)1847 - 1929
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