Reference numberNLB/7/890
Alternative reference numberNLB/7 p409
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to John Leighton, "Ormonde", Regent's Park, N.
Date19 May 1893
DescriptionRix has brought Leighton's kind suggestion of 15th May before the Soirée Committee and is to explain that the Society's exhibits are almost entirely confined to physical science and they that the collection Leighton proposed to show, however interesting in itself, would not be quite suitable for the occasion.
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