Reference numberNLB/7/365
Alternative reference numberNLB/7 p172
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Alfred Bache, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 19 Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.
Date30 January 1893
DescriptionIn reply to Bache's letter of 28 January, Rix encloses a circular which they send to everyone who is elected into the Society [not attached], and which enables the Society to average the ages and so fix the composition fee. The fee for life composition in lieu of the annual payment of £3 has for many years past been fixed at £60. Quotes the only statute relating to this matter.
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