Reference numberNLB/7/389
Alternative reference numberNLB/7 p187
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to A S Hughes, Compton Knoll, Plymouth
Date4 February 1893
DescriptionNo invitation was ever sent from the Royal Society to any person inviting them to apply for membership. The communication Hughes speaks of must have come from some other of the numerous Royal societies. For information Rix incloses a circular stating the procedure to be followed in the case of those desiring to become a Fellow.
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