Reference numberNLB/5/1095
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p439
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to A L Haddon, 9 Sutherland Place, W
Date4 January 1892
Description'Dear Sir,
In answer to your letter of Decr [December] 21 - there is but one way in which a subject can be brought before the Royal Society, namely, by sending in a MS. [manuscript] account of the experiments. The MS., moreover, cannot be registered, or brought before the Society unless it is endorsed with the name of a Fellow of the Royal Society, who is prepared to say that the MS is suitable for reading before the Royal Society.
Yours truly
H Rix
Asst Sec RS [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.
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