Reference numberMC/4/234
TitleLetter from Robert Hall, Mortimer Court, Newcastle on Tyne, to the Secretary of the Royal Society
Date10 May 1848
DescriptionPresenting his invention of a 'Hydraulic Fire Escape', currently showing at the Newcastle Polytechnic Exhibition. Hall mentions the endorsement from the Superintendent of the Police in Newcastle, Mr Stephens, and requests the Society's inspection and approval.

[Declined by Charles Richard Weld on 12 May 1848 with a suggestion to present it to the Society of Arts. Note: Weld's response is addressed to R Hale.]
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