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Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 45-46
TitleLetter from George W. Bull to Isambard Kingdom Brunel
DescriptionWritten from Buffalo, United States. The letter mentions that Bull has been reading Brunel's report to the Directors of the Eastern Steam Navigation Company and in particular his plans for the launching of the ship. Bull mentions that on Lake Eve there are several extremely large steamers which have been launched sideways, describes some of the ships and explains that sideways launching of vessels has been the norm at Lake Erie since 1837 and there has never been an accident there.

See also DM162/10/12/folio 262.
Date23 March 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent2 pages
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