Letter from Robert Stephenson to Samuel Smiles
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- Correspondence from Robert Stephenson to Samuel Smiles
- Stephenson, Robert
Letter dated on 28 Sept[ember] 57 in Newcastle. Letter starts with 'Dear Smiles, I send you a slip which was forwarded to me the other day by Mr Georg Elliot ...' mentioning coal mines. Also mentions 'my father' [George Stephenson], Edward Pease [co-founder of Robert Stephenson & Co] and Thomas Richardson [banker]. Places mentioned are Caledonian Canal and Robert visiting Edinburgh in 1822.