Reference numberNLB/5/632
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p255
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, [Treasurer, Royal Society]
Date29 July 1891
DescriptionRix encloses the specification and two letters from Keen & Drake [not included]. He expresses confidence in Mr Lindfield, and so his confusion at the discrepancy between his estimate and the architects, noting that he is uncertain about what to do. Rix notes that it is important for the matter to be settled at once, as the work on the skylights will create dust and dirt, and so will need to be done prior to the painting of the library, if at all.

He notes that Lindfield began work before his estimate had been considered, and so had to be stopped, which would explain the architects' second letter. Rix wishes that they could put the matter into Lindfield's hands due to his careful and respectable men, noting that the job will require such care to be shown.
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