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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/758

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; builders; chandlers; merchants; instrument makers; opticians; stationers; chemists; journeymen; photographic suppliers; decorators; bookbinders; shipping agents; glass manufacturers; the Post Office; gas engineers; electricians; furniture removers; the India Rubber, Gutta Percha and Telegraph Works Company; a grocer; a newspaper; and the South Metropolitan Gas Company. The letters cover various instructions; requests; accounts; invoices; bills; receipts; tenders; circulars; routine repairs; and adjustments and improvements to instruments. There are also notes by W.H.M. Christie.


  • Creation: 1880


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2 archive box(es) (2 boxes)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:57:40+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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