Ref NoRC/H/1/1/30
Title20 Sept 1849 Lord Normanby to Col. Phipps
DescriptionCopy of a letter from Lord Normanby in France to Col. Phipps in which he reports his meeting with the President of France who supported the idea of an exhibition. The president suggested that prizes should be awarded to items of "general utility" so that the Davy Lamp would receive a prize but Babbage's calculating machine would not.
Date20th September 1849
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