Draft letter/notes from John Wesley Hackworth to W.W.W. Wood, Paterson, New Jersey

Made:
1873-12-25
part of archive:
Hackworth Family Archive
maker:
Hackworth, John Wesley (b 1820 – d 1891)
and
Hackworth, Ann (b c 1818 – d 1872) (nee Turner)

Valve motion, W. Stivers [?], U.S. Navy had suggested he brought the invention before the authorities in Washington, ‘I came to this country for my health, when I left England the gear was at work on fifty steamers. A locomotive on the Hudson River Railway has been running with it over five months’ on reverse ‘description of John Wesley Hackworth’s patent reverse and variable expansion valve motion’.

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Identifier:
HACK/3/1/30

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