Letter from Sir C. Purcell Taylor, London to Robert Young

Made:
1923-11-22
part of archive:
Hackworth Family Archive
maker:
Young, Robert (b 1860 – d 1932)
and
Young, Edith Mary (b1875 - d 1954) (nee Lees)

Would have been pleased if his ‘45 years advocacy’ of Timothy Hackworth had been mentioned; mistakes in book; anxious to see drawings; has been writing a history of William Lymington; criticises Institute of Mechanical Engineers for charging him 'that shows how much the name of the inventor of the first usable steam boat is esteemed by the people who live on his inventions'.

Details

Extent:
3 items
Identifier:
HACK/5/1/239

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