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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/721

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; builders; merchants; draughtsmen; instrument makers; stationers; opticians; the Kent Water Company; engineers; chemists; a cloth maker; photographic suppliers; decorators; the Phoenix Gas Company; customs; printers; and journeymen. The letters cover instructions; requests; accounts; bills; receipts; circulars; tenders; invoices; routine repairs; and adjustments and improvements to instruments. There are letters from J. Glaisher, an extract on N. Arnott's ventilating valve, and a booklet on the advantages of gas lights in private houses.


  • Creation: 1848


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:56:03+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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