Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 240
TitleLetter from Nixon & Co to Isambard Kingdom Brunel
DescriptionWritten from Nixon Patent Rudder Fittings, 181 Regent Street, London. The letter acknowledges receipt of Brunel's letter and express Nixon's gratitude at Brunel's favourable opinion of their invention and their desire to supply Brunel with rudder fittings at any time he wishes. The letter also wonders if Brunel would be willing to mention Nixon's firm to any of his friends who might be interested in similar matters and mentions that their plan has also been approved by the Admiralty who have ordered it to be implemented in both some large man-of-war ships and for the coast guard boats.
Date25 September 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent1 page


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