Title

William A. Burke letter [photostat], 1847 April 21

Creator

Date Original

1847 April 21

Description

This collection contains a letter written by William A. Burke.

Biographical/Historical Note

William A. Burke was the Superintendent for the Lowell Machine Shop in Lowell, Massachusetts. The Lowell Machine Shop was organized in 1843 with John A. Lowell as President. They made steam engines, boilers, and machinists' tools. Lazell, Perkins and Company was established in the 1690s and was the second largest iron works manufacturer of its day. They were also known as the Bridgewater Iron Works.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Massachusetts

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.002.014

Resource Type

Text

Collection

William A. Burke letter [photostat], SMC.002.014

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

William A. Burke letter [photostat], Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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