Reference numberNLB/4/279
Alternative reference numberNLB/4 p120
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to E Erskine Scott, 14 Marlborough Road, Lee, Kent
Date9 April 1890
DescriptionRobert Erskine was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society 31 August 1771 as a gentleman 'well versed in mathematics and practical mechanics', he was admitted on 7 February 1771. In the library they have a copy of Erskine's 'Dissertation on Rivers and Tides' 1770 and will be glad to show it to Scott if he calls.
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