Collection of letters and accounts relating to Richard Trevithick's patent on a portable high pressure steam engine

Made:
1803-1808
maker:
Woodcroft, Bennet (FRS; FSA)

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Science Museum Group Collection
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A collection of letters and accounts acquired by Bennet Woodcroft relating to Richard Trevithick and Andrew Vivian’s 1802 patent on high pressure steam engines. Included are accounts relating to the premiums owed by companies producing such engines as well as an account of the expenses incurred in promoting them. There are also letters between Samuel Homfray, Robert Bill, Blagrave & Walter, and Haynes & Douglas relating to the patent.

Details

Extent:
11 documents
Identifier:
MS/1944
Access:
Open Access
System of Arrangement: