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Acquisition TermsPurchased : December 2008
RefDE7626
TitleLETTER FROM GEORGE STEPHENSON CONCERNING THE EXPLOITATION OF SNIBSTON COLLIERY
DescriptionStephenson writes to his son, disparaging the local labour ('we can make nothing of the men here, for there [sic] ideas are far too high, they will not get the coals & put them to the shaft under 3/- '). Stepehenson proposes to recruit in Newcastle and to import labour by water to Gainsborough and canal to Loughborough.
Date16 May 1833
Physical DescriptionLetter, sealed, folded from one single sheet of paper.
Access StatusOpen
Custodial HistoryPurchased with the assistance of the V&A Purchase Grant Fund
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