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Alfred Burgess

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Alfred Burgess

1900 Letter as secretary of the Motor Manufacturing Co (MMC).[1]

1904 'BURGESS, Alfred, 95, New Bond Street, London, W. Car: M.M.C. Total distance travelled since becoming a motorist: 50,000 miles. Hobbies: Boating, shooting, photography. Principal aim in furthering automobilism: To assist in the production of home-made automobiles, which shall be better than anything made abroad. Thinks: (1) That British-made automobiles are now quite equal to, and in many cases better, than foreigners; (2) That a duty of at least 10 per cent. should be levied on all foreign automobiles imported into Great Britain. Clubs: Aero, Auto Cycle, Vaudeville, A.C.G.B. & I.' [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar 1900/02/10
  2. Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book 1904