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Boulton

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  1. Matthew . 1728–1809, British engineer and manufacturer, who financed Watt's steam engine and applied it to various industrial purposes
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  • This is the idea actually employed in Boulton and Watt engines.

  • Boulton left school early to engage in his father's business.

    James Watt

    Andrew Carnegie

  • Boulton agreed to take the Roebuck interest in the Watt patent for the debt.

    James Watt

    Andrew Carnegie

  • The last words in Boulton's letter, "and are attached to us," tell the story.

    James Watt

    Andrew Carnegie

  • Watt was absent when the former called and asked Boulton for employment.

    James Watt

    Andrew Carnegie