Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 228-229
TitleLetter from William Rowett to Isambard Kingdom Brunel
DescriptionWritten from Liverpool. The letter reminds Brunel of Rowett's new method of handling and reefing sails and invites Brunel to send someone to inspect the working model that Rowett has had built which he hopes will demonstrate the saving in labour and rope and wear on canvas. Rowett also mentions that he is fitting out some ships in Liverpool with his new system.
Date31 July 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent2 pages



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