Reference numberNLB/70/219
Alternative reference numberNLB/70 p114
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Chief Engineer; the Manchester Steam Users' Association
Date8 February 1927
DescriptionIn reply to the Chief Engineer's letter, gives information about Fairburn's experiments in 1858 on the strength of wrought iron plates at different temperatures, and his links with the British Association.
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