Ref NoDM1306/11/1/1/folio 2
TitleLetter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to John Scott Russell
DescriptionWritten from 18 Duke Street, London. The letter requests Russell check and prepare the dimensions and costs of the proposed Great Eastern to put before the Company Directors, reiterates that Brunel's favoured plan is to build a ship of deep draft, and suggests some of the ports at which the ship might call. The letter finishes with a list of the proposed dimensions.
Date15 May 1852
FormatManuscript volume
Extent1 page


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