British railway engineer (1793-1875). Autograph letter signed. Furnival's Inn. 8vo. 1 page on bifolium. With autograph address verso.
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To the English novelist Catherine Hutton (1756-1846) in Birmingham about his plans for the Thames Tunnel: "At the Meeting of the Direction of the Thames Tunnel yesterday it was understood that my Plans & Models of the Design for completing that work should be submitted to some eminent Engineer, and upon his approval of the principle of my new method of tunneling the Directors are to submit it with their recommendation to the General Assembly of the Proprietors, when it will be regularly put to the Vote whether the work is to remain as it is, or whether it shall be completed under the directions of, Dear Madam, Yours very faithfully [...]".