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George Richardson Porter

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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[1]

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[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 'Matthew Murray 1765-1826 and the firm of Fenton Murray and Co 1795-1844' by Paul Murray Thompson, published by Paul Murray Thompson, 2015, pp.283-285
  2. [1] The Repertory of Patent Inventions etc, Vol VIII, 1830 pp.141-147 (detailed description).