SMYTH, Sir Warington Wilkinson, letters, autographs, documents, manuscripts

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SMYTH, Sir Warington Wilkinson (1817-1890). Mining engineer.
Autograph Letter Signed to S.A. Morgan, 1 page 8vo, 5 Inverness Terrace, 30 January 1884. Arranging an appointment either at his home in Inverness Terrace or at the office of the Mine Accidents Commission in Westminster.

In 1879 Smyth was appointed chairman of a royal commission on accidents in mines. As a result of the commission's extensive investigations into working practices in mines, the Coal Mines Regulation Act of 1887 was passed.

£55 [No: 26570]
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