Frederick J. Bramwell (1818-1903) British Civil And Mechanical Engineer
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Frederick J. Bramwell (1818-1903) British Civil And Mechanical Engineer:
SirFrederick J. Bramwell, 1st Baronet (1818-1903) British civil and mechanical engineer. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1873 and served as president of the Institution of Civil Engineers between December 1884 and May 1886 and the president of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in 1888. He was knighted in 1881 and created a baronet on 25 January 1889. Bramwell trained as an engineer and studied steam propulsion. In 1843 he constructed a locomotive for the Stockton and Darlington Railway; set up his own business concentrating legal and consultative work (1853). He was the first engineer to practice as a technical advocate and later was adviser to the London water companies.ALS, 5 Great George Street, Westminister, S.W., 1887, 1p., to Balfour Brown. Re: not able to dine with Brown.Excellent condition. About 5 x 8 in.