Reference numberNLB/4/49
Alternative reference numberNLB/4 p17
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Harrison & Sons
Date27 January 1890
DescriptionThe Royal Society frequently have complaints regarding the misdirection of the 'Proceedings [of the Royal Society]'. This morning Rix heard from Professor Divers. The Messrs have been sending Divers wrappers printed 'Davers'. Rix asks as soon as possible for a complete set of wrappers so that they may be corrected. The blame for these blunders falls upon the Society as the wrappers bear the words 'from the Royal Society'.
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