|Alternative reference number||NLB/4 p395|
|Title||Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Secretary, City and Guilds of London Institute, Gresham College, E.C.|
|Date||5 December 1890|
|Description||'I am directed to inform you of the retirement of Sir Gabriel Stokes from the Presidency of the Royal Society, and of the Election of Sir William Thomson as his successor.|
I am yours truly
Asst. Sec RS [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'