Letter from John Wesley Hackworth, Darlington to Editor ‘The Exchange’

Made:
1881-02-15
part of archive:
Hackworth Family Archive
maker:
Hackworth, John Wesley (b 1820 – d 1891)
and
Hackworth, Ann (b c 1818 – d 1872) (nee Turner)

‘Another instalment of injustice on the "invention of the locomotive" refers to a lecture given by Thomas Hudson, practical manager of a large works on the ‘History & development of the Steam Engine’ mentions some discrepancies. States that he used D.K. Clark and Zerah Colburn’s histories, which are ‘incorrect’ ‘which I am bold to affirm is the case! And pray who were these worthies? Men whom I knew, who had little or no personal knowledge of the subject upon which they wrote’ Mr Hudson was not impartial.

Details

Extent:
1 item
Identifier:
HACK/3/1/41

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