Letter from John Wesley Hackworth, Darlington to Editor of the Northern Daily Express

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

‘Who invented of the locomotive?’ George Stephenson credited as the inventor of the locomotive. What is the basis of this claim? ‘I trust something firmer than the Smiles fiction’ [refers to Samuel Smile’s book].

Details

Extent:
1 item
Identifier:
HACK/3/1/24

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