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Grumpy 1833 letter calls BS on car-maker's extravagant claims

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Jalopnik's Jason Torchinsky discovered an 1833 letter to Mechanic's Magazine in which one "Junius Redivivius" spends two highly entertaining pages debunking the elaborate claims made by Dr. Church's Burmingham Steam Carriage Company about its forthcoming wares. If that drawing be a correct representation of the vehicle constructed by Dr.Church, it is in itself conclusive evidence [...]

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