Reference numberNLB/5/742
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p297
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Grasseteste, Mulhouse
Date3 October 1891
DescriptionRix acknowledges receipt of the 'very beautiful' medal of the late Gustave-Adolphe Hirn, and the 'valuable' brochure with portraits of Hirn. He notes that these gifts will be laid before the President and Treasurer of the Royal Society at the earliest opportunity, and that they will be preserved in the medal cabinet and library of the Society respectively.
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