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James Brindley autographed letter signed

James Brindley

A short business letter, single sided, written by the engineer/canal builder James Brindley undated, written at Droitwich, Worcestershire on May 7th, probably associated with his contract to plan the Droitwich Canal, linking the town to the River Severn c.1767 - 1771


single sheet, 16 x 21cm, written on tracing-type paper, browned, to unnamed recipient requesting a quantity of plans be sent to Mr Joseph Dallaway at the Navigation Office, New Hall Walk, Birmingham, bearing a good clear signature signed fully 'James Brindley'


probably written between 1767 when Brindley was commissioned by Droitwich to survey the canal and 1771 when the canal was opened


vide Ward, John: The Borough of Stoke-upon-Trent. W. Lewis & Son, 1843



Current Condition

fair, some old tape strengthening and chipping to edges with loss, small areas of loss within field affecting one letter