Item 998 - Letter from Arthur E. Pratt (former resident of University Hall), Orpington, Kent, to Patrick Geddes

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GB 249 T-GED/9/998

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Letter from Arthur E. Pratt (former resident of University Hall), Orpington, Kent, to Patrick Geddes

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  • 9 April 1911 (Creation)

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Reference to Pratt's work in 'giving to the world ships without boilers, funnels, smoke or vibration which will travel twice the distance for a quarter of the cost of the best modern vessels'. Pratt describes it as 'bringing about the Neotechnic Age'. Asks Patrick Geddes to act as a character referee for him.

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