Reference numberNLB/45/593
Alternative reference numberNLB/45 p360
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Messrs J Swift & Son
Date1 April 1912
Description'I am sending you by registered post an oil immersion lens forwarded to me by Colonel Sir David Bruce from Nyasaland [Malawi]. He says the hot, damp weather has damaged it and asks me to sent it to you to put in order. As soon as you have done this will you please send it to Sir David Bruce at Kasu Hill, Angoniland, Nyasaland [Malawi], and advise me of the despatch...' [rest of letter faded]
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