Reference numberNLB/5/523
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p204
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr F W Mason, 11 Great Sutton Street, Clerkenwell, E.C.
Date7 July 1891
Description'Dear Sir,
In answer to your letter of June 26th (which from press of work has unfortunately been laid aside longer than it should have been), I have to inform you that there is not, and never has been, any reward offered by the Royal Society for the solution of the problem of perpetual motion.
I am, yours truly,
H Rix
Asst. Sec. R.S. [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.
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