A Commercial Conversation
News-Commentary; Dialogue, Spoof
Meteorology, Commerce, Invention, Technology
Describes how, after seeing an advertisement for a 'Patent Atmospheric Marine Salvage Company', three characters named Brown, Jones, and Robinson speculate on the object of the business. Robinson suggests that it catches wind wasted in a storm and then saves it up 'for the use of ships becalmed'.
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