Reference numberMS/756/16
TitleDraft letter from Michael Foster to Thomas Burt, 35 Lovaine Crescent, Newcastle on Tyne
Date19 March [1880s]
DescriptionExpresses the difficulties the Council of the Royal Society has had with appointing an adjudicator for Mr Lever's 'Perfect Safety Lamps', mainly that stating that a lamp is 'perfect' is impossible, and that due to these difficulties they see no way to acceed to Burt's request to nominate an adjudicator. Back: crossed out draft of another letter.
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