Reference numberNLB/9/313
Alternative reference numberNLB/9 p154
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to W B Keen, 3 Church Court, Old Jewry, E.C.
Date27 April 1894
DescriptionRix informs Keen that at a recent meeting of the Royal Society's Council at which the question of auditing the Kew Observatory accounts for 1892-1893 and subsequent years was considered, it was resolved that he should be requested to audit the accounts of the Kew Observatory for a fee not exceeding five guineas.

In response to questions from Charles Chree, it has been decided that the permission of Lord Rossse to break his seals should be obtained and the vouchers brought to Burlington House for his audit; that in future the best course should be decided by Kew, but that Keen's audit should precede that of the Kew Committee's and should aim to be "continuous"; that no member of the Kew Committee need be present for Keen's audit, which can occur at the Royal Society or Kew.
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