Reference numberNLB/14/339
Alternative reference numberNLB/14 p195
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to F W Bursill, 82 Barrington Road, Brixton, S.W.
Date19 February 1897
DescriptionIn answer to Bursill's letter of the 5th, Harrison is unable to find any reference to 'George Hy. Bursill' having been the recipient of a silver medal from this Society for improvements on Sir Humphry Davy's Mining Lamp. In all probability the Medal was presented by the Society of Arts.
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