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Julius Griffith

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Julius Griffith, of Brompton Crescent. His patent is dated in December, 1821

1821 Patent for a new arrangement for a locomotive carriage mounted on springs [1]

1821 Steam carriage built by Joseph Bramah and Sons.[2]

1822 'To Julius Griffith, of Brompton Crescent, in the county of Middlesex, Esq. for certain improvement! in steam-carriages, and which steam-carriages are capable of transporting merchandise of all kinds as well as passengers upon common roads without the aid of horses being communications by foreigners and discoveries by himself.'[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Morning Post (London, England), Wednesday, December 26, 1827
  2. A Treatise upon Elemental Locomotion by Alexander Gordon. 1836. p46
  3. Hereford Journal - Wednesday 30 January 1822