A lengthy Autograph Letter Signed ‘Charles Manby’, to Hepworth Dixon, about Messrs. Longman’s wish “to publish a memoir of the late Mr. Robert Stephenson”, raising the possibility that Hepworth Dixon might write this. 4 pp. 8 x 5 inches, one section lightly stained, otherwise good. Writing paper headed Messrs. Robert Stephenson & Co., Engineers. 24 Great George Street, 28 April 1860. Charles Manby (1804-1884), civil engineer.