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AND VENTILATING COMPANY.
Churches, Greenhouses, Offices, and Bnildinfrs of every description warmed hy means of a modification of the plan successfully used during the last five years by Mr. Goldsworthy Gurney in both Houses of Parliament.
Steam, Hot-water, Gas, and in open or enclosed fireplaces, Coal and Coke are equally available for the process.
The cost is less and the effect greater than that of any other known means.
The Horticulturist will find herein an instrument of new and important powers.
The apparatus mav he seen in BT. PAUL'S CATHEDRA!., the various offices of the "Department of Science and Art," and in many churches and other buildings.
Particulars and Testimomials forwarded on application.
W. Blackett has in Stock a variety of Vertical and Horizontal Steam Engines, Boilers, and Engineers' Tools, ready for delivery on the shortest notice. Apply as above. (70)
TO BKASS-FOUNDERS.ENGINEERS, &c.
THE PATENT PLUM-
having completed the enlargement of their premises, beg to call the attention of nil users nnd shippers of Melting Pots to the great superiority of the PATENT CRUCIBLES, which have been used during the last three years by some of the largest inciters in England and abroad. In addition to their capabilities of melting an average of from thirty-five to forty pourings, they are unaffected by change of temperature, never crack, but can he used till worn out, requiring only one annealing for several days' work, and become heated much more rapidly than ordinary pots, effecting thereby a saving of more than fifty per cent, in time, labour, fuel, and waste. The Patent Plumbago Crucible Company also manufacture and import clay crucibles, muffles, portable furnaces, sublimate pans and covers, glass-pots, alt descriptions of fire- standing goods, anu every requisite for the assayer and dentists. For Lists, Testimonials, &c, apply to Battersea Works, London, 8. W. 43
IMPOETANT TO Aanufactueers, MILL OWNERS, &c.
GUTTA PERCHA MILL BANDS.
THE GUTTA PERCHA COMPANY bet? to state that the increasing demand for the Gutta Percha Strapping for Driving-bands, Lathe-straps, ore, fully justifies the strong recommendations they have everywhere received.
Their durability and strength—permanent contractability and uniformity of substance—their non-susceptibility of injury from contact with oils, grease, acids, alkalies, or water—and the facility with which the only joint required can be made in hands "of from 21X1- to SOO feet long—render them superior to leather for almost all working purpose*, and decidedly more economical.
IMPORTANT ANNUAL SAVING.
From TRUMAN, HANBURY, BUXTON, & Co., Brewery London. "In reply to your inquiry, we have much pleasure in bearing our testimony to the advantages, both as regards economy and saving of time, effected by the use of your Patent Gutta Percha Bands in lieu of Leather Straps. "The stoppage of one portion of our works through the failing of the leather strap used to be of daily occurrence—but with this annoyanoe we are now never troubled. We hare had these straps in operation for nearly, three years, and are assured by our Engineer that they effect a taking to us of at least Thirty Pounds a year.**
From JAMES ABERNETHY & Co., Fury Hill Foundry Aberdeen. "We have now had Gutta Percha Bands working here for three years. One of them has been driving the fan blast for our smith's shop for all that time, and for anything we see, may drive it as long again. The speed of the fan is but 1,200 per minute. We have used tbera with, complete satisfaction, driving circular saws, and in some cases where leather bands would have been quite inapplicable from damp. We have uniformly endeavoured to have the drums and pulleys so proportioned to the strain, as that there is no chance of the band slipping; and with this precaution, and taking caro in using cross bands that they do not rub, we are quite- satisfied that they are superior in every respect to leather— stronger at the same weight, and keeping quite straight in working— requiring no lacings, and very seldom any repairs."
The above engraving represents accurately a section of a leaden pipe, which was employed for a short time in conveying water from a well on the grounds of Mr. Diok, of Bonchurch, Isle of Wight.
POISONED WATER PREVENTABLE
BY THE USE'OF GUTTA PEBCHA TUBING.
The Gutta Percha Company hare heen favoured with tht following letter) From Dr. MURRAY, Hull. 11 It is impossible to conceive of anything more injurious or destructive to the health of the community than the ui e of leaden pipes for the conveyance of water. The poisonous salts of lead thereby communicated are most insidious and subtle. I hail with gratitude the substitution of Gutta Percha Tubing. 1 have had the leaden pipe of my own house removed, and its place supplied with one of Gutta Percha Tubing. Nothing can be better. I have also recommended it to others, who have adopted the expedient."
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The Trial of Patent Canes 3(59
The Cort Teatimonial Fund 369
Life or Death in Coal Mines 389
The Compasses of Iron Ships 371
Proceedings of Societies 373
Meetings for the Ensuing Week 370
Law Cases 376
Press's Improved Quick Drill Stock 376
Blackburn's Patent Traction Engine 376
On Heat 378
Opening of the Victoria-bridge, Canada 378
Light Woods and Unsinkablo Ships 379
Vnsinkablc Ships 379
The Loos of the Royal Charter 379
8team-ship Economy 379
Meteorological Telegraph 379
Lighting Mines 380
Railway Signals and War Appliances 380
Death of Mr. John Fincham 380
Our Weekly Gossip 380
List of New Books 381
Abridged Bonifications of Patents 381
Provisional protections 383
Notices of Intention to Proceed with Patents 384
List of Sealed Patents 384
Patents on which the Third Year's Stamp Duty has
been paid 384
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List of Specifications, 4c 384
List of Miscellaneous Tenders Invited, and Engagements open 884
Prices Current of Metals 389
GENERAL PATENT COMPANY (Limited).
Chief Office, 71 Fleet-street, E.C., London. This Company undertakes every description of business in connection with Patents, Inventions, and Designs, at the most moderate charges.—Capital advanced, and even* assistance given in protecting, introducing, and disposing of inventions.—Agencies in every part of the United Kingdom and abroad. Printed information (gratis) on application to—
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BRICK AND TILE MACHINES, &c., &c. • CLAYTON'S PATENTS.
Atlas Works, J. o N n o K. • During the 8. C. Cartlc Show, December Oth to 9Lh, Henry Clayton & Co., at Stands Nos. 630 to 636, will Exhibit their Hand-pnwer Patent Brick-making Machinery, Harvesting Machinery, Drainage Implements, Ac., &c.
As the space at the Show does not admit of the exhibition of their larger Machines, H. C. & Co. solicit the personal inspection by all parties interested in this class of machinery of their recent improvements, and of the several «i»>5 of the machines on view (some in operation) at their manufactory, during the show days, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Five minutes walk from the Show.
PARTNERSHIP.—The Advertise* is desirous of entering as Junior Partner in an Engineering and Ship-building concern. He has several highly useful Inventions applicable to Steam and Shipbuilding, •which he would Patent in the name of the firm. He is capable of Designing and making Finished and Working Drawings of Ships, Steam Engines, &c., and would devote bjj whole- time and attention to the business.
Address, T. M., Mechanics' Magazine Office, 166 Fleetstreet. ' (801)
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FOR DRIVING MACHINERY, MILLS, &c.—INDIA-RUBBER BANDS, improved make, to mist moist and dry heat, of any length, width, and thickn£M. Prices and instructions (or use on application,
JAMIiS LYNE HANCOCK,
Vulcanised India-Rubbcr Works, GosweU-ine** anu 8 Coswell-road, London, (JJ
HART 4, SON, MALLEABLE IRONFOUNDERS, 4 Vine-street, York-road, Lambeth. Orders for Malleable Iron Castings executed within a »«*• (77)
TDEQUIRED, in a London Engineering
JLAlOfflcc, ACHIEF DRAUGHTSMAN. Applications showing that scientific knowledge, as well as thorough practical experience of Engines, Mills, and Machinery, is possessed, will be attended to. Address, with full particulars, and state present or last employ, omitting names and under initials in the first instance, if preferred, to X. Y. Z., care of Messrs. Brown and Standfast, Newspaper Agents, 4 Little George-street, Westminster, London, S.W.
A HIGH PRESSURE ENGINE AND BOILER of Six-horse power, for Sale. May be seen at work; together with Forty-five feet of Wrought Iron Turned Shafting; Drums, Pullies, Sec. Particulars, prices, &c. on application at the Kent Iron Works, Bridgestreet, Greenwich. (413)
ENGINEERS' MACHINF.S AND TOOLS FOR SALE.
A PLANING MACHINE to plane six feet by thirty inches. Two Boring and Drilling Machines with drills and rosebits. A Holt Screwing and a Nut Shaping Machine. Single and double-acting Machines to Punch and Shear Plate-iron from a quarter of an inch up to one inch thick, portable and for fixing. A Boiler-plate Heating Furnace of Cast and Wrought Iron. Anvils. Parallel Vices. Haley's Screw Jacks. Gas-tube Screwing Tackle. Blocks and Pullies, &c.
Engravings, Particulars, and Prices on application at Kent Iron Works, Bridge-street, Greenwich. (414)
TO ENGINEERS, BOILER-MAKERS, AND OTHERS.
WALKER'S PATENT FRICTIONLESS FLOAT, for indicating the height of water in Boilers.
This Float combines extreme sensitiveness with simplicity; it also acts as an Alarum when the water falls low in the boiler. For a description, with Engravings, see the Mechanics' Maoaiike for October 28th. Testimonials have been given as to their efficiency bv many eminent Engineers, and they are not expensive. For further particulars apply to the Patentee, whose works are at No. 58 Oxford-street, Birmingham; or Mr. J. W. Wilson, Civil and Mechanical Consulting Engineer, 9 Buckinghamstreet, Strand, London, where they also may be seen. (377)
"A/I ETROPOLITAN BOARD of WORKS.—
XT-L MAIN DRAINAGE of METROPOLIS.—
SOUTHERN OUTFALL TUNNEL SEWER To
BUILDERS and CONTRACTORS experienced in Tunnel Works.—The Metropolitan Board of Works hereby give notice, that they will MEET in the Council Chamber, Guildhall, in the City of London, on Friday, the 6th day of January, 1860, at Twelve o'clock at Noon precisely and will then be prepared to open TENDERS by parties who may be willing to CONTRACT for the CONSTRUCTION of a MAIN BRICK SEWER, 7 miles 2,240 feet in length, or thereabouts (5,000 feet of this length being in tunnel), and for the execution of other works in connection therewith; such sewer to extend from a point in Erith Marshes, opposite Dagenham Breach, in the county of Kent, to Woolwich, nnd through and under Woolwich to Norman'sroad, otherwise North Pole-lane, Greenwich, in the same county.
Parties desirous of submitting tenders may, upon payment of £3, obtain plans, sections, specification, form of tender, and other particulars on application to 3. W, Bazalgette, Engineer of the Board, at the office of th» Board, between the hours of Nine a.m. and Four p.m.
Tenders, addressed to the Metropolitan Board of Works, must be delivered at the office of the Board, No, 1 Greekstreet, Soho, before Four o'clock p.m. on Thursday, tht 5th day of January, I860, and no tender will bo receiver after that hour.
The Board do not bind themselves to accept the lowest or any tender, and the party whose tender shall be accepted will be required to provide two approved sureties for the due performance of the works.
E. H. WOOLRYCH, Clerk of the Board. No. 1 Greek-street, Soho, November 17,1859. (408)
MACHINERY of all Kinds DRAWN and ENGRAVED on WOOD, with the greatest accuracy of detail aud Artistic Effect, by
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The BEST are ALWAYS the CHEAPEST. Name-plate and 50 Enamel Cards beautifully Engraved for 2s. 6d., pout free 2s. 7d. Write to J. Lock, City Heraldic Office, N». 2, Old Jewry, E.C. Enclose stamps and you will receive Copper-plate Cards within three day».
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TO RAILWAY COMPANIF.S, CONTRACTORS,
GEORGE NEIGHBOUR and SONS,
VJT OIL MERCHANTS,
Particularly Invite attention to their PATENT AROAND LAMP OIL, for Railwav Roof and Signal Lamps; alsoto their EXTRA-REPINEb ENGINE OIL, for Locomotive and Machine purposes. Prices forwarded on application.
127 HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON, Vf.C.
Agent at MANCHESTER—E. S. ROGERS, S3 Cann» Street. (28
1 W. CLARE, C.E., Inventor of the Patent rj • Steam Engine, Boiler, and Furnace, whereby onefourth is saved in the first cost of construction. Only three pounds of the cKeapctt coal is amplv sufficient to generate each horse power of steam required; and the escape of black smoke is entirely prevented. Also of the Patent Railway Break, and Instant Communicator between Driver and Guard, whereby a powerful retarding influence can be applied to every carriage throughout a train, sufficient to stop it while at any speed, in 100 yards if necessary. For further plans, &c., apply at 2 Surrey-save, Old Kent Rood, S.E. t (344)
TO ENGINEERS, ARCHITECTS, PATENT
"PHOTOGRAPHS OP THE HIGHEST CLASS i and of anv size, taken and reproduced at a moat moderate rate of charge. Reproductions of faultless accuracy, o/ Machinery, Models, Drawings, &e. Orders attended to in town and country. Estimates forwarded. SPENCER. READ, & Co., 4 Agar-street, Strand. W.C. (90
MALLET'S PATENT BUCKLED PLATES.—MR. ROBERT MALLET, C.E., Inventor and Patentee of these Plates (now being laid for the Floor of the New Bridge, Westminster, and applicable to Bridge, Wharf, and Fire-proof flooring, and to a variety of other important purposes) gives notice that he has withdrawn from this date all Licences whatsoever to manufacture or vend his Patent Plates, and taken the management of the Patent exclusively into his own hands. Application! for the Plates to be made to the Patentee, who has arranged for their prompt supply, at his offices, 11 Bridge-street, Westminster, S. W., and 97 Capel-street, Dublin. 18th May, 1859. (264
TMRMINGHAM WAGGON COMPANY
D (LIMITED) has RAILWAY WAGGONS for HIRE. Apply to the Secretary, 3 Newhall-street, Birmingham.
COALS.—The Three Pits Coal, nearly equal to the best Wall's-end, delivered free, 19s. per ton, may be ordered of the keepers of most of the branch Postoffices; or, by letter, of Plimsoll & Motbeesill, Coal Department, Great Northern Railway Station, King'scross, N. ',396)
FULLER BROTHERS. WINDOW BLIND MANUFACTURERS, 45 High-street, Borough (Four Doors from L. B. Railway), London. The Trade supplied on the lowest terms. Weu-seasoned BUndi for Exportation. Orders punctually attended to. (US
t^STABLISHED 50 YEARS.—I. ALTON'S
JLj BOX AND IVORY RULE MANUFACTORY, No.
25 Old Compton-street, Soho. Surveyors' and Architects' Drawing Scales, TtSquores, Angles, Curve*, Parallel Rules, Marquois Scales, Horse Measures, Standards fov measuring Soldiers, Measuring Tape*, and every description of F.nglish and Foreign Rules and Scales mada to order. All sor« of Bulee repaired. Wholesale and.
HAVE much pleasure in being able to state that they are now prepared to execute orders for their
The WINDING TACKLE can be fitted to Engines of any maker, and the IUough can be made to take any kind of apparatus necessary for Cultivating the Soil, such as Scarrifier Tines or Broad Shares, &c. Any Engine now used by fwraers can be fitted with the Tackle. It. s light and simple, and an ordinary Farm Labourer can work it.
The Engine can be used for Thrashing without taking the Ploughing Tackle off, not requiring more than three or four horses to take it from place to place.
These Engines are very useful for Pile Driving or Drawinir Ballast up inclined planes; at the same time they can bo used for Pumping. Fanners will find them most useful for all purposes.
Messrs. CHANDLER and OLIVER ore prepared to rcceivo orders for separate Windlasses, which are light and simple, and generally useful.
For farther Information apply to
RAILWAY CARRIAGE COMPANY,
OLDBURY, NEAR BIRMINGHAM.
Manufacturers of every Description .
RAILWAY PLANT AND IRONWORK.
NEW and SECOND-HAND RAILWAY WAGGONS always in Stock for SALE or HIRE.
TO STEAM SHIP
How's Patent Steam Engine Counters, can be read at sight.
These Countersr egister the number of revolutions made by an engine or other mechanism. Tucy may be used for ascertaining the duty of Pumping Engines and Water-wheels; tho revolutions on board a steam-vessel; to calculate the sUp of the propeller; and in a locomotive to test the slip of the wheels.
How's Patent Salinometer, for Steam Boilers using Salt Water.
By these, the density of tho water in the Boiler is at all times accurately shown, and a saving of boiler and fuel is
How's Engine-Room Telegraph, for communicating between Captain and Engineer.
This la a Mechanical Teleirraph, and by its peculiar construction, error or misunderstanding is rendered impossible. It
How's Patent Fresh Water Apparatus for Ships' Use.
This apparatus is designed for the distillation of Fresh from Salt Water; and on long voyages, and where the supply of water is scanty, it will be found invaluable. Testimonials may be seen.
Patent Steam Pump and Fire-Engine for Ships' Use.
This Steam-pump occupies but a small space; works perfectly noiselessly, and throws an immense volume of water.
How'sPatent Machine for Cutting Bolts, Rods. Spindles, Wire, &c.
tuple in construction", inexpensive, occupies but little space, and will not easily get out of order. A Pamphlet Illustrative of the above, sent free by post, on application to
A. P. HOW, ENGINEER,
81 MARK LANE, LONDON. KVBHY DESCRIPTION OF ENGINEERS' TOOLS, EN8INE BOOM STORES. ftfc, ««., BTTPPIIED.
TO ENGINEERS, MAKINE, LOCOMOTIVE, AND
WARNE'S NEW PATENT FERRU-
Among the many important advantages of the PATENT FERRUGINOUS CEMENT PACKING, are, Indestructibility by either Fire, Steam, Water, or Gas; Instant and Ready Application; and great Piconomy of Timo and Labour by its use for Joints, &c., in place of the ordinary Iron Cement. For all Permanent Joints it can be made to set as hard as Iron, and it will Expand and Contract in the some ratio as the metal itself. For all other Joints it can be made sufficiently elastie for the purposes to which India-rubber or other Packing is applied.
WILLIAM WARNE and CO.,
TO RAILWAY COMPANIES, ENGINEERS, MILL-
THE PATENT PLUMBAGO CRUCIBLE
For ordinary polishing purposes it will be found superior to any Black Leads offered.
TO .MANUFACTURERS, THE ENGINEERING,
MESSRS. BOOTH & CO., AUCTIONEERS
LITUOGRAPUY AND WOOD ENGRAVING.
GT. IZOD, Draughtsmen and Engravers
EMBARRASSED AFFAIRS—DISPUTED OR
N all such cases, the best Advice and Assist
THOS. G. HUNTS Wholesale and Retail
Plumbers, Builders, and others, supplied with British and Foreign Window Glass, Paper-hangings, &c, at Manufacturers' Prices. Per Foot.
Common Glass, small size, in 100-ft. boxes
Sheet Gloss, cut to size
Ditto by the sheet from
Glass for Pictures
White Crystal Glass for Drawings, &c.
Stained Glass from
Paper-hangings, 12 yards
Best Pan Closet, complete 30 0
Good Oak Varuishf per gallon 10 8
Superior do 13 6
Rushes and Solder; Plumbers' Brass Work. Water Balls for Three-quarter Cocks, Is. each. Old Lead bought or taken in Exchange. Terms—Cash.
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iVA Law, and Solicitor of all the Courts (Established 1837), procures IMMEDIATE PROTECTION for the person and property of embarrassed debtors in town and country, and entire and permanent relief under the recent Acts of Parliament (no imprisonment or publicity). Charges verv moderate, pavablc bv instalments. Preliminary advice confidential and without charge. References given. All legal business transacted promptly and economically. Money advanced on good securities. Inventors and Patentees advised.
Offices, 9 Charingr-cross, London. (416)
VTORTON'S GOSSAMER CARTRIDGES.
_L\ FOR MILITARY FIRE-ARMS.
These Cartridges are Manufactured by Mr. Jake* Lketch, Gunmakcr, 68 Margaret-street, Regent-street, and by Daw, of Broad-street. ^*
Of EVEHY KIND MADE TO ORDEB.
L. J. LAVATER, INDIA-RUBBER MANUFACTURER,
TTTJLCANISKD INDIA-RUBBER MACHINE
N.B.—Sole Contractors to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.
DODGE and GIANDONATI (late Donor, Bacon, and Co., 44 St. Puul's Churchyard, London, E.C. (208)
PATENT FOR MAKING STEEI
In Three Hours in the Crucible, without *
For Licenses to use Process and further Particulars, apply to
THOS. VAUGHAN MORGAN, BATTERSEA WORKS, LONDON, S.W
PATENT LEVER BREAKS for RAIL
_L WAY WAGGONS, doing away with ths objectionable Break Hack. Can be applied to existing stock at a trifling expense. Royalty moderate.
Models can be seen ac 34 Great George-fttrcet, Westminster, and tho Breaks in action at the Works of the Kail way Carriage Company at the Peterborough Station, on the Eastern Counties Railway; the Rugbv Station, London and North-Western Railway; the Cardiff Docks Station, Tuff Vale Railway; and at the Works, Oldbury, near Birmingham, where all communications are requested to be sent. (375)
BRASS AND COPPER TUBES.
"ATUNTZ'S PATENT SOLID ROLLED
lfJL BRASS AND COPPER TUBES, now extensively used on the principal Homo and Foreign Railways, and for Marine Boilers by the Government and loading SteamPacket Companies, are cheaper and more durable than tho ordinary tubes.
Address GEORGE RICHARDSON and CO.,
New Broad-street, E.C. (177
Price £J7 10s. per ton, £1 10s. per cwt. j samples of 28 lbs. forwarded on receipt of 8s. Packages free.
ancc, whether Lejjal or otherwise, may be obtained
MR. WILLIAM FISnER,
BESSEMER STEEL.—The Tenth Part or
T. SUFFIELD AND CO.
Call the particular attention of
SHIP-OWNERS, SHIP-BUlLDERS, AND COMMANDERS OF STEAM AND SAILING VESSELS,
to the Simple and Efficient Arrangements of their
PATENT PUMPS AND FIRE-ENGINES,
Both Fixed and Portable, with PATENT VALVES and other Improvements.
These Pumps are free from that liability to choke which is common to other Pumps, and their Working Parts are not susceptible of derangement either from wear or from being long out of use. They pass entirely through them, with ease, any substation that uriy enter the Suction Pipes. The Novelties in these Pumps are their adaptation to the varied duties of Ships' Pumps, the facilities they afford for Cleansing the Suction Pipes, acd for Sounding or Examining the Valves; the readiness with which they may be used for Ventilating the Bilge, or for acting as a Syphon either for Watering the Ship, or for extinguishing Accidental Fires on board: the rapidity with which they can be converted into i'ire Pumps, or be applied to the Washing of Decks; and their capability of Pumping from Several Compartments. Also, to their
MARINE ENGINE-ROOM TELEGRAPHS,
Which excelled all others in the recent series of Trials in Her Majesty's Navy at Sheerness. These invaluable instruments have been supplied and sent to almost all parts of the world, and in no case has there been any complaint of their working.
Testimonials, bearing uniform evidence of the complete success of these Telegraph*, may be had upon application.
IMPROVED ENGINE-ROOM COUNTERS,
Suitable for testing the speed of all classes of machinery.
With Coolers and Dippers for same. Injection Tallow-Cocks, and various kinds ot Syringes.
IMPROVED MARINE DISTILLING APPARATUS,
Which will be found both Simple and Efficient for the Distillation of Fresh from Salt Water.
IMPROVED SHIPS' WATER-CLOSETS,
Made to act when placed either above or below the water level. These Closets are simple, efficient, and mechanically arranged for their various
requirements, and are not liable to derangement.
IMPROVED STEAM COCKS, WATER GAUGES,
And all kinds of Steam Fittings of the very best quality. As a large Stock of every variety of this class of goods has been much sought after, we trust the present one (especially considering it can be so readily examined in our ncV premises) will be fully appreciated and meet with the attention it deserves.
GRAGTOFFS IMPROVED STEAM AND VACUUM GAUGES
For which we are the sole appointed Agents) and which after having been tested for some time, are now patronised by the Lords of the Admiralty,
Besides Bourdon's and other Guages which uro also supplied by us to order.
IMPROVED STEAM WHISTLES, LUBRICATORS, LAMPS, OIL FEEDERS,
And Stores of every description supplied on the shortest notice.
T. SUFFIELD & CO.
Being practical Brass Manufacturers, Copper Smiths, Plumbers, Engineers, and Gun Metal Steam Cock Makers, are In a position to undertake and carry out with very great dispatch and economy all orders entrusted to them. In PAINTING and DECORATIVE Work also, lengthened experience enables them to compete most successfully with others, and they are at all times most ready to furnish estimates for this class of work when required to do so. They also respectfully solicit the attention of STEAM SHIP BUILDERS and OWNERS to their Large and Varied STOCK of
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They keep a Large Stock of Goods, of their o<vn Manufacture and from the Best Makers, constantly on view; so that by a visit to their Works or Depot, much valuable time may be saved by Managers, Engineers, and other Gentlemen who may require such Stores, together with a further saving in the cost of the Articles.
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