Letter from F.V. Smith to Francis Trevithick Regarding Richard Trevithick's Engine and a Lump of Iron

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1869-03-24
part of archive:
Papers relating to Francis Trevithick's biography of his father Richard Trevithick
maker:
Trevithick, Francis

F.V. Smith, Curator of the Patent Office Museum, writes of obtaining Richard Trevithick’s original engine for the Museum and accepting Francis’ offer of ‘a memento of his [Richard Trevithick’s] extraordinary physical power...in shape of a large lump of Iron which there is every reason to believe he was in the habit of lifting...’. See TREVF/4/101. (1 sheet/2pp.)

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1 sheet
Identifier:
TREVF/4/100
Subject:
Railways

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