Reference numberNLB/40/481
Alternative reference numberNLB/40/ p287
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Messrs Carl Zeiss & Co, 29 Margaret Street, W
Date14 June 1909
The accompanying 2.0mm objective has been damaged while in use in Uganda. Will you please have it overhauled and set, with the least possible delay, to Colonel Sir David Bruce, AMS, Sleeping Sickness Commission, Mpumu, Chagwe, Uganda?
Please send at once to Sir David Bruce, at the address given, three bottle of cedar-wood oil for immersion lenses.
The account for these two items should be made out to "The Sleeping Sickness Commission" and sent to me here.'
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