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Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 273-274
TitleLetter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to the Reverend E. L. Berthon
DescriptionWritten from 18 Duke Street, Westminster, London. The letter confirms receipt of Berthon's model of his boat and details the amount of space on the Eastern Steam Navigation Company's ship that can be given to Berthon's boat in its collapsed form. The letter also discusses the total proposed length of Berthon's boat and requests Berthon to start work immediately and let Brunel know the cost of one boat and the cost of twelve, although the estimated cost for the twelve boats can wait until after the completion of the first boat.
Date3 October 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent2 pages
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