Letter from John Hughes to Francis Trevithick Regarding Trevithick’s First Locomotive at Penydarren

Made:
1857-1857
part of archive:
Papers relating to Francis Trevithick's biography of his father Richard Trevithick
maker:
Trevithick, Francis

Letter from John Hughes (Urkside Iron Works, Newport) with enclosed press cutting. Hughes refers to Richard Trevithick’s first locomotive made at Penydarren where his father, John Hughes, was a foreman at the time and encloses a press cutting from the ‘Star of Gwent’ newspaper (28th November 1857) relating to Mr. Thomas Ellis’ presentation of a lithograph of Richard Trevithick’s locomotive engine to the paper. (2 sheets)

Details

Extent:
2 sheets
Identifier:
TREVF/4/48
Subject:
Railways

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