Reference numberNLB/5/844
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p345
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society
Date2 November 1891
Description'Dear Sir,
Enclosed is a letter from Messrs Keen & Drake. I have looked particularly into the matter, and Mr Drake tells me has no doubt at all that Lindfield did really lose £10 by the transactions owing to underestimating the work; and he thinks it is very much to his credit that, finding things were going against him, he did not use any builder's tricks to cheat in the work, though he ought not, of course, have represented his claim as one for "extra work". I am afraid I shall not get this account settled in time for the next audit; but as the bulk of the money has been paid on account perhaps this will not much matter.
Yours obediently,
H Rix
[Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.
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