Reference numberNLB/9/164
Alternative reference numberNLB/9 p89
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Thomas Edward Thorpe, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date9 April 1894
Description'Dear Sir,
I have to inform you that Professor [William Edward] Ayrton having intimated his intention to resign his position upon the Council of Almoners of Christ's Hospital, it was resolved at the last meeting of Council that your name should be submitted as Professor Ayrton's successor. I have this day received a letter from the 'Clerk to the Council of Almoners' informing me that Professor Ayrton's resignantion has been placed before that Council and that your nomination will be reported to the Governors at their next meeting.
I am, Dear Sir, your faithful servant,
H Rix
Asst. Sec. RS. [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7855Thorpe; Sir; Thomas Edward (1845 - 1925); chemist1845 - 1925
NA8037Ayrton; William Edward (1847 - 1908)1847 - 1908
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