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Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 329-331
TitleLetter from Professor C. Piazzi Smyth to Isambard Kingdom Brunel
DescriptionWritten from 1 Hillside Crescent, Edinburgh. The letter describes, in more detail, what decisions Smyth is making with regard to the altitude instruments that he is having made for Brunel and his reasoning behind these decisions. Smyth explains that he has commissioned Milne & Son to make the velocity and direction anemometers requested in Brunel's previous letter and explains the decisions that he has made regarding the designs of the instruments and the estimated cost of the instruments.
Date27 October 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent3 pages
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