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1826 There is a reference to a George Porter/G. R. Porter attempting to supply the Royal Navy Victualling Board with a boiler and engine made to the patents of Ernst Alban, to be used in the Brewhouse at Deptford. However, the equipment was unsatisfactory and Porter was required to remove it
1828 'Specification of the Patent granted to Joshua Taylor Beale, of Church-lane, Whitechapel, in the county of Middlesex, Engineer; and George Richardson Porter, of Old Broad Street, in the city of London, Merchant, for "a new mode of communicating Heat for various purposes". Dated July 19, 1828