Ref NoDM1306/11/1/1/folio 228-231
TitleLetter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to John Yates, secretary of the Eastern Steam Navigation Company
DescriptionWritten from 18 Duke Street, London. The letter accompanied Brunel's certificate authorising payment for John Scott Russell's second installment and Russell's and Brunel's reports on the state of progress with the building of the ship. The letter also discusses the fact that Henry Blake of Watt & Co has not applied for a similar installment payment and the relative lack of progress on the screw engines, which Brunel hopes will soon be remedied. Brunel also comments on the work that he is currently undertaking and his next steps.
Date1 June 1854
FormatManuscript volume
Extent4 pages





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