Reference numberNLB/3/86
Alternative reference numberNLB/3 p55
TitleCopy letter from [Herbert Rix], to Charles Chree, King's College, Cambridge
Date11 March 1889
DescriptionClarifies the meaning of 'at present', used in the circular Chree quotes, as indicating that the Royal Society does not pledge itself 'not to publish', although it has no imminent intention of doing so. Chree may safely assume the decision to be final.

He further explains that the manuscript of each paper read before the Society is kept in a bound volume in their archives and so cannot be returned to the author, although a copy may be taken by leave of the Council and it may be published elsewhere. If Chree decides to make a copy, he must submit a written request and whoever makes the copy must do so at the Society.
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