Reference numberNLB/8/400
Alternative reference numberNLB/8 p167
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Monsieur le Directeur-General, Service de la Bibliotheque, Alexandria
Date19 October 1893
DescriptionRix, in response to their letter of 10 October to the President of the Royal Society, is instructed to inform them that, at the insistance of of Her Majesty's Secretary of Foreign Affairs, the Royal Society have decided to present the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society', mathematical and biological series, and 'Proceedings of the Royal Society' to the Municipal Library of Alexandria. 'Philosophical Transactions' will be forwarded annually through the Foreign Office, and 'Proceedings' will be posted one by one.
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