Reference numberNLB/8/103
Alternative reference numberNLB/8 p58
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Edward Plummer, Director, Liverpool Observatory, Bidston, Birkenhead
Date14 July 1893
Description'Dear Sir,
In answer to your letter of June 22nd, I have the pleasure to inform you that the President and Council of the Royal Society have ordered that the "Philosophical Transactions" ['Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'] 1884-88, which had been allowed to lapse through inadvertence, shall be sent to your Observatory. You may expect to receive them in the course of a week or two.
I am, yours truly,
H Rix
Asst. Sec. R.S. [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.
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