Ref NoDM1306/11/1/1/folio 251-252
TitleLetter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to Captain Christopher Claxton
DescriptionWritten from 18 Duke Street, London. The letter asks Claxton to make technical enquiries regarding the potential to lay to and reef the paddle boards of the Eastern Steam Navigation Company's great ship during the voyages combining Claxton's knowledge of seamanship and others' technical knowledge of sea conditions. Brunel requests Claxton ask only those people they deem friends of the project and also make sure to ask casually.
Date20 July 1854
FormatManuscript volume
Extent2 pages



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