Reference numberMS/525/7/1/24
TitleLetter from W Grylls Adams, 57 & 58 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, to Dugald Clerk
Date3 July 1915
DescriptionEnclosing a letter from a Mr Errington via the 'Evening News'. His idea has been submitted to the War Office where a military gentleman told him 'the theory was all right'. 'As our work is slack here would it be possible to relieve the War Office of some of this kind of thing?' Taking a statement of the invention would be a simple way of dealing with cases such as Errington's.
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