Letter from Samuel Holmes, New Jersey to Robert Young

Made:
1920-03-04
part of archive:
Hackworth Family Archive
maker:
Young, Robert (b 1860 – d 1932)
and
Young, Edith Mary (b1875 - d 1954) (nee Lees)

Suggestions regarding book; transcript of 'day book'; animal power, dandy carts, describes railway lines around Soho works; date of Hackworth's contract and issues surrounding it, extracts from the ledger; ‘do give [?] uncle John [Wesley Hackworth] in full and quote from him as often as possible. He was a living actor in the drama’ ‘ he knew, if he does make statements he had a right to he knew. Why there is no writer that compares with him’, goes on to describe John Wesley Hackworth; Stockton and Darlington Railway, Edward Pease head of railway system and Timothy Hackworth head of locomotive system; Planet; ‘Edward Pease made Stephenson…Timothy Hackworth made himself’, ‘Hedley never did a hands turn in his life’.

Details

Extent:
4 items
Identifier:
HACK/5/1/54

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