Reference numberNLB/5/169
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p65
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Herrn Franz Keck, Görz, bei Trieste, Formica-Gasse, No 29
Date7 April 1891
Description'Dear Sir,
In answer to your letter, dated March 26, I regret to say that you have been misinformed. The Royal Society has never offered any prize for the quadrature of the circle; neither, so far as I am aware, has any other English Society.
I am, yours faithfully,
Herbert Rix
Asst Sec RS [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.
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