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Reference numberNLB/7/961
Alternative reference numberNLB/7 p442
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster
Date3 June 1893
DescriptionDr [William] Huggins offers for exhibition the drawing which accompanied his paper about to be read next Thursday. Rix believes this paper is controversial and he has not liked to accept Huggins' offer without referring the question to the Officers. Perhaps as Mr [Joseph Norman] Lockyer is exhibiting it will be fair to let Huggins too, but Rix asks Foster's opinion.

Rix notes they sent the 'ordinary printed letter' to Mr [Alfred] Russel Wallace with the foot-note about payment scratched out. Rix supposes some Fellow would pay Wallace's fee pro temp and it does not much matter if Wallace attends on the 8th.

Foster will perhaps remember that Hulke was requested to write an obituary notice for Dr [James] Jago, but declines to do so, at the same time mentioning certain notices in print. Rix does not know that Foster asked any one to write an obituary in Hulke's place but Mr [Edwin] Dunkin has sent in an unsolicted obituary which Rix has shown to Hulke and which Hulke thinks quite suitable for publication. Rix encloses it herewith and asks if he should put it into type [not attached].
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
NA6349Lockyer; Sir; Joseph Norman (1836 - 1920)1836 - 1920
NA6632Wallace; Alfred Russel (1823 - 1913)1823 - 1913
NA6359Jago; James (1815 - 1893)1815 - 1893
NA6455Dunkin; Edwin (1821 - 1898)1821 - 1898
NA6287Hulke; John Whitaker (1830 - 1895)1830 - 1895
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