Ref NoDM1306/11/1/1/folio 33-35
TitleLetter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to the Directors of the Eastern Steam Navigation Company
DescriptionWritten from 18 Duke Street, London. The letter describes Brunel's progress on the designs for the ship and his correspondence with various engineering firms relating to the designs for the ship's engines. The letter also requests the Directors' permission to communicate with various people who might later wish to tender for part of the construction work to enable Brunel to get estimates for the costs of part of the ship to pass on to the Directors.
There is a pencil annotation at the head of the letter highlighting the topics covered in the letter.
Date26 April 1853
FormatManuscript volume
Extent3 pages




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