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Francis Morgan

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Francis Morgan (c. 1742–1802) of Baird's Works, St Petersburg

In 1792 Charles Baird joined forces with Francis Morgan, a British machinist who had been established in St Petersburg for over twenty years. In 1794 Baird married Morgan’s daughter and in 1802 inherited the business.[1]

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  1. J G James (2013) The Russian Iron Industry (Excluding Bridges) Up to About 1850, The International Journal for the History of Engineering & Technology, 83:1, 22-61, DOI: 10.1179/175812110X12869022260079