Letter from Robert Stephenson to Samuel Smiles
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- Correspondence from Robert Stephenson to Samuel Smiles
- 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'.