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Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 279-283
TitleLetter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to John Scott Russell containing a copy of a memorandum
DescriptionWritten from 18 Duke Street, Westminster, London. The letter accompanied the memorandum of matters that Brunel wanted to be attended to. The memorandum set out several matters that needed attending to, the decisions that need to be made and the state of the work as it stood. The memorandum covers the need to decide on the diameter of the funnels, the production and dispatch of several drawings which are described in detail, decisions on the strength of the coal bunkers, a reminder of the importance of determining the centre of gravity of the ship and its various parts and the preparation of deck timbers against fire.
Date5 October 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent5 pages
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