Reference numberNLB/8/968
Alternative reference numberNLB/8 p425
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to J Whitehead, The Studios, Vincent Square, Westminster, S.W.
Date30 January 1894
Description'Dear Sir,
Your note of the 16th inst was laid before the Officers at their last meeting, and I am instructed to inform you that the Royal Society does not contemplate placing any memorial bust or statue of the late Prof. [Professor] Tyndall in their rooms, unless any such work should be presented by the munificence of some private individual or individuals. The Society as a corporate body has no funds at its disposal for initiating any such work.
I am, yours faithfully,
H Rix
Asst. Sec. R.S. [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.
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