Letter from Thomas Smith to Francis Trevithick Regarding First Application of Steam Engine to Threshing

Made:
1870-03-26
part of archive:
Papers relating to Francis Trevithick's biography of his father Richard Trevithick
maker:
Trevithick, Francis

Thomas Smith reports that Smith’s grandfather, John Jasper, was one of the first to apply the steam engine to threshing in around 1790. Smith also refers to an engine that may have been made by Andrew Vivian. (1 sheet/2pp.)

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Extent:
1 sheet
Identifier:
TREVF/4/114
Subject:
Railways

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