Ref NoDM1306/11/1/1/folio 247-249
TitleLetter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to John Scott Russell
DescriptionWritten from 18 Duke Street, London. The letter suggests that Russell and his men need to speed up their rate of progress on the ship in order to finish the project on time. Brunel suggests increasing the supply of material and the amount of work as well as ensuring that all the plans are suitably advanced to prevent any delays based on a need to finish the plans. The letter also mentions several points relating to the design of the ship that Brunel thinks needs more consideration and about which he hopes to meet with Russell.
Date11 July 1854
FormatManuscript volume
Extent3 pages




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