Essay by Robert Stephenson on the construction of the Rocket locomotive
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- Correspondence from Robert Stephenson to Samuel Smiles
- Stephenson, Robert
An essay by Robert Stephenson regarding the construction and design of the Rocket locomotive. Essay was sent to Samuel Smiles to aid in the writing of his biography of George Stephenson, father of Robert. Essay comprises of 14 hand-written pages numbered from 1 to 13 (missing one page) and beginning with 'The two separate blast pipes in the Rocket…'.