Agreement to erect a steam engine at Manchester

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 418 Main/5/42/98
  • Former Reference
      GB 418 F.1.12 (Ma114)
  • Dates of Creation
      1 Feb 1796

Scope and Content

Between James Watt of Soho, Stafford, engineer, Matthew Boulton of Soho, engineer, and Benjamin and William Sandford of Manchester, cotton manufacturers.

Document contains a detailed description of the engine and is signed by James Watt and Matthew Boulton.