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but if it had been properly tried wd have proved the quallity of that bed of ore but there is not a doubt of there being several deficient kinds of ore in that Island of diferent quallity from which steel may be made - greatest part of the expence wd be labr.. which may not be of much value there  except cillinders &c.  I am in a good situation & its not for want for living I wish to go its to try the experimt as I flater myself being capable of going through every part of the erection of the works & every process of smelting & making Iron works & steel with my own Hands - should not doubt findg flux.

I am yr Mo hble Servt
H Vernon

Fontley Mills
nr Fareham      
7th June

if there is any probability of any thing of that kind being done should esteem it a favour for your information


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