Letter from John Wesley Hackworth, Darlington to George Edward Young

Made:
1882-11-29
part of archive:
Hackworth Family Archive
maker:
Young, George Edward (b 1823 – d 1889) Wesleyan Methodist Preacher

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!’.

Details

Extent:
1 item
Identifier:
HACK/4/4/2/1/6

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