|Description||'Dear Sirs, |
We are too busy at this time of year to attend to the necessary abstracting of titles & despatch of books to carry out the suggestion of enclosed letter from Mr Alt. If it is worth your while to attend to it, please take it in hand. It wd [would] of course be applicable only to certain of the separate papers from 'Philosoph Trans' ['Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'] which you publish for us.
Asst Sec RS [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.