Reference numberNLB/6/551
Alternative reference numberNLB/6 p231
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Librarian, University, Aberdeen
Date31 May 1892
DescriptionIn accordance with the Librarian's instruction the Royal Society sent a parcel of 'Philosophical Transactions [of the Royal Society]', by parcel delivery company to Messrs Roberts & Company, to be forwarded to Messrs D Wyllie & Son. This morning the parcel was returned to the Society having been refused on account of the charge of sixpence which had been made by the Parcels Delivery Company. The books therefore lie awaiting further orders.
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