Memorandum for Captain Trevithick about boilers
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- Autographed Memoranda relating to Capt. Richard Trevithick
This draft of a statement cites the benefits to the nation resulting from Trevithick's inventions, including a quantitative estimate of the savings made by the introduction of high-pressure steam engines into Cornish mines (Poldice, Consolidated, Dolcoath).