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Reference numberJS/2/28v
LevelItem
TitleWater Mill, Carshalton, Surrey. Dimensions of a cast-iron oil press
Date1778
DescriptionTransverse and langitudinal sections, scale 1:8. Ink
Inscribed 'Weight of an ol press cat at Carron, 1778 22cwt. 3.5 qr at fourteen shillings and sixpence = £16 11 8d'
Note in the hand of John Farey 'In a letter to the Carron Company dated 7 February 1782, he makes mention of a windmill axis and oil press that they had cast for him the year before the last. That would be 1780. See Printed Reports I.40, Atlas, or folio I.4v, page 5 above'
Extent1 sheet
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionPaper, ink
Access statusOpen
Related materialJS/1/10
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