Transport, Invention, Steamships
Reports that a Dennis Smith of Dublin has patented a carriage driven by horses from both ends, a design inspired by steamboats that have rudders at both ends. Adds that Septimus Sharpe has patented an omnibus that can act as a watering-cart. The illustrations depict these ridiculous inventions.
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