Reference numberMS/426/721
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p167
TitleCopy letter from Walter White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to J D Oyly Esq, Bristol
Date6 July 1861
DescriptionAcknowledges letter containing the paper 'On the means of preventing the extension of fire in buildings'. Replies that the session for reading papers for 1860-1 has already ended. Also explains that as the paper does not seem to be of a nature suited for reading by the Royal Society, sends the paper back.
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