Reference numberNLB/36/227
Alternative reference numberNLB/36 p133
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to John Lane, The Bodley Head, Vigo Street, W.
Date24 September 1907
DescriptionThomas Savery, of steam-power fame, was not a Fellow of the Royal Society and is probably being confused with Captain H Savery FRS, elected in 1706. Suggests Lane write to the Director of the National Portrait Gallery and ask him if he can refer Lane to any painting or engraving.
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