Reference numberNLB/5/152
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p58
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir William Thomson, President of the Royal Society
Date3 April 1891
Description'Dear Sir William,
We were closed here till Wednesday as usual at Easter, but I sent all your MS. [manuscript] to printers on Thursday & have just sent the new instalment & the correction which arrived a few minutes ago. I have told the printers to post to you on Saturday slip proof of all that they have finished, & the rest on Monday evening. Lord Rayleigh has been at Terling during the recess, & I had a telegram from him this morning showing that he is still there.
Yours truly
Herbert Rix
Asst. Sec. RS [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8289Thomson; William (1824 - 1907); Baron Kelvin of Largs; physicist1824 - 1907
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