'Record of a Meeting' concerning steam ships made by W Laxton

Made:
1840-03
maker:
Laxton, W

The notice relates to a meeting of engineers and ship builders in London to consider measures re the proposed bill 'To Regulate Navigation by Steam' and based on the Report of Commissioners enquiry into 'Steam Vessels' Accidents'. The attendees agree that government legislation would be detrimental to their own and the public's interest. They intend to form a committee [of John Hague, Samuel Seaward, Joseph Miller, Richard Ravenhill, Samuel Hall, John Penn, Thomas Ditchburn et al] to protect those interests.

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Identifier:
MS/1461
Access:
Open Access