Reference numberNLB/40/146
Alternative reference numberNLB/40/ p87
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Messrs Trouton & Sims, 340 Woolwich Road, Charlton, SE
Date24 April 1909
Description'Dear Sirs,
We have received information from the Russian Government that the two and a half metre standard and accompanying apparatus, which was sent to you by the British South Africa Company in July last to be overhauled and packed for return to St Petersburg, has been received there very badly damaged.
I shall be much obliged by your giving me any information you have with regard to the condition of the instruments when despatched and the mode of packing, likely to bear upon investigation which is about to be made into the circumstances.'
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