Reference numberMC/4/99
TitleLetter from William Alexander, Halifax, to Charles Richard Weld, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]
Date25 November 1845
DescriptionWishing to submit or present his paper 'On the injurious mechanical agencies of grit dust in the quarrying and chipping of Sand-stone' and his related invention for the protection of workmen's respiratory systems.
[The back of the letter contains two light sketches of containers, possibly relating to his invention.]
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