Reference numberNLB/7/253
Alternative reference numberNLB/7 p122
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to J Nisbet, Orford Street, Ipswich
Date5 January 1893
DescriptionNisbet's note is to hand and shall be laid before the Officers at the next opportunity. Meanwhile Rix ought to explain that the Royal Society is not a lecturing society and the only way in which a subject can be brought before the Society is by sending a manuscript which must be endorsed by a Fellow as suitable for reading.
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