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Tuxford & Sons
Engineers, Iron Founders, &c
Boston Skitbeck Iron Works

Oct 31st 1863

Sir Wm Macarthur
2 Chester Street
Belgrave Square

Sir William

Your favor of yesterday's date we have now before us and have made note of 225 as the number of revolutions for Bone Mill and 18 inches the diameter of Bone Mill pulley, and will provide accordingly. In regard to India rubber Driving Belts we made reference thereto because our Melbourne friends had remarked to us several times, they preferred that description of belting to either leather or Gutta percha, the leather they have stated, from the heat of the climate "loses its nature", and the Gutta percha softened and elongated, we have not ourselves received complaints of such belts as we have sent out, the belts we have 

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