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Reference numberMS/427/1
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p1
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from [William] Spottiswoode, President of the Royal Society; to the Chief Commissioner of H. M. Works.
Date3 November 1879
DescriptionInforms Chief Commissioner of H. M. Works of the intent of the Royal Society to install a gas engine in the basement [of Burlington House] to provide electrical lighting. Assures neither distubance to the building nor an effect on the insurance, as [William] Spolliswoode can claim, having a gas machine at home. Invites surveyors for inspection.
Extent1p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMS/427/19
MS/427/24
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7690Spottiswoode; William (1825 - 1883)1825 - 1883
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