Letter from Robert Young Pickering, Conheath, Dumfries to Robert Young, Haywards Heath

Made:
1921-02-15
part of archive:
Hackworth Family Archive
maker:
Young, Robert (b 1860 – d 1932)
and
Young, Edith Mary (b1875 - d 1954) (nee Lees)

Has been gathering resources, as well as ‘two old roads’ that he wrote half a century ago, draft letter written to ‘the Engineer’; negative comments regarding John Wesley Hackworth; suggests that John Wesley Hackworth made ‘atrocious’ statements about Stephenson stealing Hackworth’s ideas, does not want to be associated with him, describes a speech by John Wesley Hackworth; describing an article in ‘the Engineer’ ‘The draft is a type of Mr. J.W. Hackworth’s particular method of controversy which has, a I consider, damaged beyond repair, or almost beyond repair, the fair fame of his father’; John Glass; asks not to quote him or his paper "along two roads"' in book, does not want to be part of any controversy.

Details

Extent:
10 items
Identifier:
HACK/5/1/95

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