By: White, George Preston; civil engineer.
London: John Weale, 59 High Holborn, 1849.: 1849.
Seller ID: 37241
- Octavo, unbound, removed. 40 pages. There is some soiling & darkening to the title page & the last page. The last leaf is detached with a small piece out of its top corner. There are small pieces out of the top corners of 2 other leaves. Good. Goldsmiths' Kress library of economic literature No. 36429. Lord John Russell (1792-1878) was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1846-52 and 1865-66. Civil engineer George Preston White's letter to Russell promoting railways in Ireland was written in 1849, in the last year of the Irish "Great Famine", a period of mass starvation, disease... View More...