y gas distributed through service-pipes.
In 1798, Murdoch lighted with gas the works of Boulton and Watt, Soho, near Birmingham.
On the occasion of a public rejoicing for peace, 1802, he made an illumination of the Works; probably an outside exles£2,000,000
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In 1838, Mr. Robert Lucas Chance, of Birmingham, England, successfully introduced the manufacture of Bohemian sheet-glass into his district.
Mr. James Chance perfected thform density and refracting power into one large mass by pressure while in a plastic state.
In 1855, Messrs. Chance of Birmingham exhibited at the Exposition of that year a pair of disks, crown and flint, about an inch larger than those of M. Pfeil.lling glass, to make plate-glass and avoid the undulating surface incident to blown window-glass.
Messrs. Chance, of Birmingham, expended £ 100,--000 in trying to perfect the machinery therefor, but failed to accomplish it, and abandoned the enter