Reference numberNLB/5/821
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p329
TitleStatement by Herbert Rix on the case of 'Royal Society v. Pearson & Co'
Date[October 1891]
DescriptionRix lists the documents which can be produced, namely, the memorandum by Pearson & Company offering to buy; the letter book, folio 94, April 1891 containing a letter to Pearson & Company telling them to call; a memorandum by Pearson & Company, 21 April 1891, promising to call the following day.

He further states that Mr Kennedy can prove the following: Pearson attended the Royal Society to see the paper; the van called for the paper the next week; Kennedy saw the name on the van; Pearson estimated the weight, and that there were six large sacks and one small sack; the sum that Pearson offered and the fact it was accepted; half the load was copies of 'The Times' newspaper and the rest was office waste.
Access statusOpen
Related materialSee also NLB/5/819 for the letter from Rix to Messrs Few & Company regarding this case
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