Reference numberNLB/3/307
Alternative reference numberNLB/3 p166
TitleCopy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs Drake & Gorham
Date4 May 1889
DescriptionIn response to their letter of yesterday, Rix states that the Royal Society would prefer that their men should not start upon the alteration of the position of switches until Friday, providing the work can be completed in two days. Rix asks that they let Mr Saunders, or another competant person, to attend their Soirée to demonstrate with the electric lantern, and asks that the new 'gut' be put in the lantern before that occasion.
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