Ref NoDM1306/11/9
TitleEastern Steam Navigation Company and Messrs John Scott Russell and Co.
DescriptionHeads of an arrangement. The arrangement sets out the completion date for the ship and the arrangements for the usage of the land on which the ship is being built and the arrangements for payments and finances. The arrangement also allows for the Eastern Steam Navigation Company's use of any tools required and that the company order John Scott Russell to make any castings or works needed for the ship as long as the smith work has been paid for by the company on a monthly basis. The arrangement also covers John Scott Russell's work on the paddle engine boilers and the paddle engine contract as well as the paddle wheels and screw propeller. The agreement also covers what should happen if John Scott Russell does not keep to the terms of the agreement. The sheet has been folded in half to create a total of four pages and the agreement extends over all four pages.
Date1 February 1856
Extent1 sheet
Access ConditionsThis material is held at the Brunel Institute - please contact the Brunel Institute to arrange access.
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