Reference numberNLB/4/326
Alternative reference numberNLB/4 p136
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Librarian, Central Free Library, Birmingham
Date21 April 1890
DescriptionIn answer to the Librarian's note of 19 April addressed to Mr James. Rix shall have pleasure in bringing his application for a grant of the 'Proceedings [of the Royal Society]' and volumes seven and eight of the 'Catalogue of Scientific Papers' before the Library Committee at their next meeting. Hitherto the Birmingham library has been upon the 'Philosophical Transactions [of the Royal Society]' list only.
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