Reference numberNLB/7/464
Alternative reference numberNLB/7 p226
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to J M Sutherland, Manx Bank, Douglas, Isle of Man
Date23 February 1893
DescriptionThe regulations with respect to candidates for the Fellowship to the Royal Society cannot be departed from. The candidate must take no part in canvassing for certificate signatories. Sutherland seems unaware that the Royal Society is for the promotion of physical science and has nothing whatever to do with literature.
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