|Letter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to Captain Claxton
|Written from 18 Duke Street, London. The original letter accompanied a sketch of the rigging that Brunel proposed for his great ship and requests Claxton's advice and opinions about it. The letter also describes Brunel's plans for the rigging and masts and how the sails might be used as auxiliary to the engines when the ship is in service.
|12 May 1854
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