Letter from John Wesley Hackworth, Darlington to Editor, ‘Northern Daily Express’

Made:
1861-12-26
part of archive:
Hackworth Family Archive
maker:
Hackworth, John Wesley (b 1820 – d 1891)
and
Hackworth, Ann (b c 1818 – d 1872) (nee Turner)

Two copies ‘The inventor of the locomotive engine’ refers to past correspondence re George Stephenson and co Works, discussed early locomotive developments, disputes comment that ‘George Stephenson was the first to apply the locomotive successfully to use’ and that ‘his was infinitely superior to any previously constructed’.

Details

Extent:
8 items
Identifier:
HACK/3/1/23

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