Reference numberNLB/3/974
Alternative reference numberNLB/3 p450
TitleCopy letter from [Herbert Rix] to the Commissionaire's Office, Exchange Court, 419A Strand, W.C.
Date27 November 1889
DescriptionRix notes that the Royal Society's Anniversary Dinner is to held at the Whitehall Rooms, Hotel Metropole at 6.30-7pm, rather than at their usual venue of Willis's Rooms. He asks that a commissionaire be placed outside Willis's Rooms on the evening of 30 November from 6pm to 7.15pm, instructed to redirect any guests attending the dinner who have mistakenly gone to Willis's to the Whitehall Rooms. Rix believes 'There are sure be a few'.
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