Reference numberNLB/5/974
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p391
TitleCopy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Mr Pilbeam, Whitehall Rooms, Hôtel Métropole
Date27 November 1891
Description'It seems that Mr Lockyer has changed his mind again, and that it is now decided that we are to send our people down to take round the cigars and cigarettes after dinner. I will arrange this if you will let me know at what time they ought to be there. Our two hall porters will do this, but you had better provide a waiter to follow each of them with a lighted taper, so that they may get round quickly. The number has now reached 240, so you may expect 225 or 230 to come. We will require the side-table in alcove'.
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