Reference numberNLB/5/862
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p353
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Loch, Editor of the "Steamship"
Date6 November 1891
Description'Dear Sir,
The President has instructed me to write & tell you our custom as to admission of visitors on the anniversary day. I regret to say that this is the one day of the year on which none but Fellows are allowed in the meeting, & to this rule no exception at all is made.
I am, yours truly,
Herbert Rix
Asst Sec RS [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.
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