Reference numberNLB/5/451
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p173
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Joseph John Thomson, [Fellow of the Royal Society]
Date13 June 1891
Description'Dear Sir,
Next Thursday (18th) is the last meeting this Session, so that if your MS. [manuscript] ^does^ not arrive before then, it cannot be read (or published) till next Session. Had you not better send it (registered) without waiting to finish the copying? It cannot be read even in title unless the MS. is in the house [whole sentence underlined].
Yours truly
H Rix
Asst Sec [Assistant Secretary]'.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8288Thomson; Sir; Joseph John (1856 - 1940); physicist1856 - 1940
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView