Reference numberNLB/8/709
Alternative reference numberNLB/8 p304
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Controller, Telegraph Department, General Post Office, E.C.
Date12 December 1893
I am instructed by our President (Lord Kelvin) to inform you that a telegram sent from the post office in Burlington House on the afternoon of Thursday the 7th inst. [instant], addressed "Sir J. H. Johnson, 76 Portland Place", the charges for which (including pre-payment of reply) amounted to 1/9 1/2, has never reached its destination. Lord Kelvin desires me to inquire whether any light can be thrown upon this matter.
I am, yours truly,
H Rix
Asst. Sec. R.S. [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.
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