Letter to the Editor of the West Briton from David Trebilcock Regarding Harvey and Co.’s Pumping Machinery

Made:
1869-12-22
part of archive:
Papers relating to Francis Trevithick's biography of his father Richard Trevithick
maker:
Trevithick, Francis

Letter relating to reports of an order for unusual pumping machinery received by Messrs. Harvey and Co.’s Engineering Works. David Trebilcock was a member of a party of fifty who sailed to Peru in 1825 with a view to working the mines in Cerro de Pasco, but was unable to do so due to the failure of Richard Trevithick’s steam engine to work at high altitude. (1p.)

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1 item
Identifier:
TREVF/5/17
Subject:
Railways

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