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which he says he is going to work to.

Tom Whitwell asked my opinion as to the most economical way of boiling 4000 gals of water, as his father is going to erect new premises at Kendal, for washing casks. [32] I drew out a plan of such a boiler as I should recommend with seating &c.

Thursd[ay] Nov 19. I went out to Shotley in a gig to take dimensions for the pipe arrangement of Annandale’s.

I took Rally Dixon with me, & we had a very jolly drive per old road – I first went to the Tin Works, to see about making

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their boilers smokeless –

Saw their foreman, Jamieson & Tom Richardson; strongly recommended their covering in their boilers, then showed them the plan of admitting air behind the bridge, which they both thought very simple.

I recommended Tom R- to have his engines all made to work expansively – whereupon he wants me to go out & take diagrams, & sketches &c.

I then went to Annandales was introduced to Mr Peter who informed me I could not go home that night & offered me a bed –

I very soon found it was

[32] A brewery was founded in Kendal in 1757 by John Whitwell. The company was later purchased by William Mark and became Whitwell, Mark & Co.

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