Ref NoDM1306/11/1/1/folio 417-418
TitleLetter from Joshua Field to Isambard Kingdom Brunel
DescriptionWritten from Lambeth, London. The letter explains that Field does not have a model for a jury rudder or paddles that could be attached to the stern of a ship for steering but that Field's business partner Mr Maudslay took out a patent for a similar device which was tested on a small steam ship. Field offers his opinions as to the utility of such a device and describes how Maudslay intended the device to work.
Date3 February 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent2 pages



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