Reference numberNLB/3/188
Alternative reference numberNLB/3 p110
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Drake & Gorham
Date5 April 1889
DescriptionIn response to their letter of 30 March, Rix will refer the matter to the Royal Society chiefs before undertaking the request, as they do not usually give testimonials. The Society officers are against breaking with their usual custom, but are aware of the 'diligent attention' which they have paid to the electric lighting.
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