With reference to our Remington Typewriter No. 5/I0779, I am in receipt of your detailed estimate (£2-0-8) of yesterday's date, and shall be glad if you will send for the machine at once in order that the cleaning and repairing may be carried out in accordance with that estimate. I should be obliged by the return of the machine by Monday, January 4th.
I am, yours very truly,
Asst. Sec. R.S. [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.