Reference numberNLB/4/207
Alternative reference numberNLB/4 p87
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Monsieur le Directeur du Bureau International des Poids et Mesures, Pavillon de Breteuil, Sèvres, près de Paris
Date11 March 1890
DescriptionIn answer to the Director's letter of 27 January, the President and Council are pleased to sanction the proposed exchange and the Society's printers have been instructed to send the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society' commencing with number 286. Volumes seven and eight of the 'Catalogue of Scientific Papers' will be presented to the Bureau, and will be sent to Messrs Dulau & Co. Other volumes are now passing through the press but will not be ready for some time.
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