James Brown’s Letter on Pauly’s Steam Boat Model and Woolwich Smithery, December 1818

In this letter, dated December 16, 1818, James Brown writes to William Creighton of Boulton, Watt & Co., discussing several topics including a description of Jean Samuel Pauly’s steam boat propulsion model and activities at the Woolwich smithery. The letter also addresses issues with the Favourite’s feed pipes and mentions Mr. Hall’s request for William Murdock to recommend a foreman. Additionally, it notes that Pauly has been persistently attempting to make contact with the firm. Unfortunately, the letter has significantly degraded over time, rendering much of its content difficult to read and interpret....

 


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