Reference numberNLB/29/227
Alternative reference numberNLB/29 p123
TitleCopy letter from Theodore E James, to D Cameron Swan, Swan Electric Engraving Company, 116 Charing Cross Road, W.C.
Date11 August 1904
DescriptionSince Lord Rayleigh has signed the proofs of the Rayleigh Portrait, James asks Swan to pack 200 copies in tubes of the pattern and dimension he sent around, and post to all on the subscription list, number 184. The balance of copies packed in tubes may be delivered to the Royal Society, together with the balance of 50 copies of the portrait, flat. Notes charge for packing.
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