Reference numberNLB/5/847
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p347
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Secretary, Gaslight & Coke Company, Horseferry Road, Westminster
Date3 November 1891
Description'Dear Sir,
I write by instruction of the Treasurer to ask why we & other Societies in Burlington House pay 3s/5d for gas, whereas we find that several private consumers of our acquaintance pay only 2s/9d.
Yours truly
Herbert Rix
Asst. Sec. R.S. [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.
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