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Notes [by James Brown ?] in reference to Dr. Dionysius Lardner's Letter to James Watt, discussing the evaporation of marine boilers; experiments on Boat Boilers to improve construction and reduce expenditure on fuel; and details of the engines and tonnage of Soho Steam Vessel, The Monarch, The Caledonia, The Dundee and The Perth'. The Reverend Dr. Lardner, of University College London, was a controversialist on the subject of steam navigation.