Letter from Robert Wylie to Francis Trevithick Regarding the Engine Made by John Steel in Gateshead

Made:
1871-07-05
part of archive:
Papers relating to Francis Trevithick's biography of his father Richard Trevithick
maker:
Trevithick, Francis

Mr. Robert Wylie of Newcastle states that the engine he had previously mentioned to Joseph Armstrong was made in Gateshead by John Steel who had been employed by Richard Trevithick in Wales. Wylie therefore had no doubt that the plans for the engine came from Trevithick. (1 sheet/2pp.)

Part of letters relating to Trevithick’s third locomotive built at Gateshead by John Steel (see TREVF/4/118 to TREVF/4/129).

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Extent:
1 sheet
Identifier:
TREVF/4/128
Subject:
Railways

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