Reference numberNLB/50/217
Alternative reference numberNLB/50 p122
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr E Fournier d'Albe, The University, Birmingham
Date26 May 1914
DescriptionHarrison fears it will hardly be practicable to arrange for him to show his apparatus in action next Thursday in connection with the reading of his paper as there are several other papers to be read and the audience could hardly be expected to leave the meeting room in the middle of the meeting to see his experiments, or to remain in any numbers after the meeting for this purpose. The normal supply of electricity being at 105 volts, 220 cannot be supplied without special wiring from the main switchboard, which is troublesome and expensive to arrange for the sake of one paper.

All the objections would be met if he is willing to show the apparatus at the Soiree on 16 June, an arrangement which Harrison thinks was contemplated by Sir Oliver Lodge when he communicated the paper.
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