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Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 300-301
TitleLetter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to Captain Claxton
DescriptionWritten from 18 Duke Street, Westminster, London. The letter asks if Claxton knows of any well defined naval rules or instructions that set out the duties of an officer and a master or if there are any books or instructions listing the duties of officers and sailors that he can get hold of. Brunel also asks Claxton to make enquiries about the suitability of Norfolk, situated on the mouth of the Chesapeake, as a potential port.
Date15 October 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent2 pages
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