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Smeaton, John (1724-1792), civil engineer

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Surname: Smeaton
Forenames: John
Gender: Male
Date: 1724-1792
Biography: ODNB link for Smeaton, John (1724-1792), civil engineer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P134130 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P26390 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for John Smeaton
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
designs (11 vols)
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
2
1764-90: letters and reports
Institution of Civil Engineers
NRA 16921 Civil Engineers
3
1764: report upon a view and observation taken of Adling Fleet Level by Charles Tate, surveyor
Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society
See Annual Return 2009
4
1754: diary
See information in published source
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
5
1769: report rel to Tyne Bridge
Institution of Civil Engineers
See Accessions to repositories 1990
6
1779-80: plans for the Middleton engine
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 9510 Leeds Scientific
7
plans for Cardington Mill
Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
8
1774: corresp rel to Aire and Calder navigation
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
NRA 12263 Robert Parker
9
1760: contract with Glasgow for construction of lock and dam
Glasgow City Archives
NRA 13871 Clyde Port
10
1762: MSS report on Christchurch harbour
Institution of Civil Engineers
See Annual Return 2002
11
1787: memorandum rel to wall and landing-steps at Greenwich
Royal Institute of British Architects
NRA 13990 RIBA
12
1779: letter book
California State Library: Sutro Library
See History of Technology vol 10 1985
13
1776-85: letters to James Watt
Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service
NRA 14609 Boulton & Watt
14
1744-64: letters (14) to Benjamin Wilson
British Library, Manuscript Collections
15
1755-79: letters to Boulton & Watt and related papers
Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

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