Ref NoDM1306/11/1/1/folio 180
TitleLetter from John Scott Russell to Isambard Kingdom Brunel
DescriptionWritten from 37 Great George Street, London. The letter describes the old tonnage law and the difference between the tonnage figure arrived at by the old law and the new law and explains why Russell cannot give a tonnage figure for the proposed Eastern Steam Navigation Company ship under the new law until they have decided on the shape of the new ship. The letter also invites Brunel to witness the launching of the first North of England ship which Russell has built.
Date13 January 1854
FormatManuscript volume
Extent1 page


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