Reference numberNLB/3/282
Alternative reference numberNLB/3 p158
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Messrs Douglas, Piccadilly
Date29 April 1889
Description'Please send us for our soirée on May 8th the two tall paraffin lamps which we have several times had on hire; let them them be filled and trimmed as usual. Our porter will bring you three lamps which must be repaired. Let these be finished at least a couple of days before the soirée'.
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