Reference numberNLB/7/731
Alternative reference numberNLB/7 p338
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh, [John William Strutt]
Date14 April 1893
DescriptionMr [James] Wimshurst's exhibit was to be accepted on condition that it was novel and Wimshurst's answer is enclosed [not attached]. Mr Boys offers an instrument for drawings curves, illustrative of a paper by the President [William Thomson]. Major Holden would be willing to show an electrical exhibit. Major [Percy Alexander] MacMahon offers a mathematical exhibit, tessellated pavement squares'. H A Miers offers a new goniometer made by means of Government Grant. Rix asks which of these he is to accept and encloses a programme of a French Soirée [not attached] and wonders if there is anything therein the Society ought to try for.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA6982MacMahon; Percy Alexander (1854 - 1929)1854 - 1929
NA6601Miers; Sir; Henry Alexander (1858 - 1942)1858 - 1942
NA5911Wimshurst; James (1832 - 1903)1832 - 1903
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