Reference numberNLB/2/227
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p149
TitleCopy letter from [Herbert Rix], to Messrs Taylor &Seecker, 41 Berwick Street
Date6 March 1888
DescriptionThe 'foolish' man who was sent to put a stop to the cock of a burner did not do so, but instead stopped up the burner of a gaslight which they did not want stopped. As no one knew he was there, he must have 'evolved his instructions out of his inner consciousness'. Rix requests that they send him again before dusk, with express instructions to ask for Rix or his wife, as they cannot get a light owing to his actions.
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