Reference numberNLB/6/502
Alternative reference numberNLB/6 p211
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Captain William de Wiveleslie Abney
Date26 May 1892
DescriptionLeave was granted at the recent meeting of Council to borrow the telescope made in 1863 for the late Mr Birt by means of a Government Grant, now lying in the apartments of the Royal Society. It shall be delivered to Abney if he sends for it.
Access statusOpen
Related materialsee NLB/6/485
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6454Abney; Sir; William de Wiveleslie (1843 - 1920)1843 - 1920
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