John Laird manuscript material : 2 items

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John Laird manuscript material : 2 items, 1873.
Author
Laird, John, 1805-1874.

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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
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  • John Laird, Scottish-born shipbuilder.
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Pforz MS
OCLC
707849082
Author
Laird, John, 1805-1874.
Title
John Laird manuscript material : 2 items, 1873.
Summary
· Holograph memorandum, "Memorandum as to the part taken by the late Thomas Love Peacock Esq. in promoting Steam Navigation" : [1873] : (P'ANA 0002b) : 6 p.; in ink; begins, "Mr. Peacock gave most important evidence before a Committee of the House of Commons in 1832 & 1834 in reference to the navigation of the Indian River, to the Euphrates Route, and the Route to India by the Red Sea."
· To Miss Edith Nicholls at 2 New Vanbrugh Terrace, Blackheath : 1 autograph letter signed : 3 Apr 1873 : (P'ANA 0002a) : from 10, Park Place, St. James's, London, S.W. (embossed stationery) : offering the manuscript memorandum on Peacock and steam navigation for publication; begins, "I enclose a memorandum in reference to Steam Ships ..."
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Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
John Laird, Scottish-born shipbuilder.
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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
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Pforz MS
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