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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1865

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/743

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; chandlers; merchants; instrument makers; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; decorators; journeymen; bookbinders; import agents; gas fitters; and printers. The letters cover various instructions; requests; accounts; invoices; bills; receipts; tenders; circulars; routine repairs; and adjustments and improvements to instruments. There are letters from F.A.T. Winnecke, E. Dunkin, O. Struve, C.F. Varley, C.V. Walker, W. De La Rue and J. Glaisher; a brochure for Chubb's locks; correspondence on the products of the Gutta Percha Company; and a price list of chemicals provided by Jackson and Towson.

Dates

  • 1865

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English