Copy typewritten letter from Frederick Lanchester to P.L. Gray

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Concerns date of visit by Lanchester to Daramona [Streets, Co. Westmeath, Ireland] to see W.E. Wilson in connection with Lanchester’s scheme for an absolute radiator. [Wilson, astronomer and physicist (1851 – 1908) lived at Daramona. He published a paper “Radiation from a perfect radiator” (1899), Volume 10 of the Astrophysical Journal, pp 80 – 86, in which he refers to Lanchester’s work].