Letter from Robert Stephenson to Samuel Smiles

Made:
1847-1859
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Correspondence from Robert Stephenson to Samuel Smiles
maker:
Stephenson, Robert

Letter dated at 34 Gloucester Sq Thursday Eg.[?]. Letter starts with 'Dear Smiles, I only returned home last night when I read your letter in the Engineer news paper. I saw Bidden & Manby in the [?] and we all agree that your letter clears the matter altho' I dare say, a good deal more [?] correspondence will be Kept up about the blast, but nothing can be so clear in that Geo Stephenson was the real inventor of it...' Also mentions the 'Wylam Engine'.

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Identifier:
STESI/1/20

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