CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 1160/20/342
TitleLetter: H. F. du Bourg to Thomas Gordon
Date2 December 1825
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetter [in French] from H. F. du Bourg, Paris to Thomas Gordon, Cairness. Encloses a newspaper cutting about his new invention of a mechanical fire-ship, which he believes will secure the maritime superiority of the Greeks over their enemies. Urges Gordon to come to Paris to discuss details of the project.
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