Reference numberNLB/8/283
Alternative reference numberNLB/8 p121
TitleCopy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Drake & Gorham
Date21 September 1893
Description'In answer to your memo [memorandum] of 15th inst. [instant] I find that we have a sufficient stock of ordinary 16 candle p.[paraffin] lamps, but we want some 50 c-p & also some of the old-fashioned brush lamps, which we still use for the library cornice, and I enclose order accordingly'.
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