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Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 29-30
TitleLetter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to John Yates, secretary of the Eastern Steam Navigation Company
DescriptionWritten from 18 Duke Street, Westminster, London. The letter updates Yates on the improved rate of progress on the Eastern Steam Navigation Company's ship, including the increased amounts of iron being prepared and the progress on the plating of the inner and outer skins of the ship's hull and the work on the upper deck. The letter also mentions the state of progress on the paddle engines and the fact that Brunel believes that the screw engines are progressing satisfactorily, although he has not seen this for himself.
Date7 March 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent2 pages
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