Letter from John Wesley Hackworth, Darlington to George Edward Young
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- Hackworth Family Archive
Letter to 'my dear Bro Young' encloses newspaper cuttings [not present], discusses articles re Timothy Hackworth in newspapers promoting Stephenson and Hedley. Manufacture of patent marine engines, expects to be called to London for a case before the attorney general re patents, Frank Marshall of Hawthorn & Co was laughed at for stealing his patents. Mary ‘Minnie’ Holmes [the daughter of Elizabeth Holmes nee Hackworth, John Wesley Hackworth’s sister] is not well ‘I would not like to have such a life as my dear sister for all the world! It is nothing more than a living death!’.