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Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 181-182
TitlePrivate letter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to John Scott Russell
DescriptionWritten from 18 Duke Street, Westminster, London. The letter requests Russell expedite the calculation that Brunel has several times requested of the exact weight of the parts of the ship already fixed in place otherwise Brunel will not be able to authorise Russell's next payment and reminds Russell how long he has been waiting for the data. A postscript under the signature hopes that the person making the calculation is doing so in a manner that will reassure Brunel of its accuracy.
Date26 July 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent2 pages
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