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Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 335-336
TitleLetter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to the firms of James Watt & Co and Maudslays & Field
DescriptionWritten from 18 Duke Street, Westminster, London. The letter explains Brunel's wish to gather information as to the greatest depth of immersion of a paddle wheel with fixed boards that a large ocean going steamer can cope with. Brunel lists the specific information that he wants, which is similar to the list of questions he asked of Mr Humphreys of Humphries, Tennant & Dyke and Mr Samuda.
Date30 October 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent2 pages
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