OBITUARY. JOHN GIBB, 1776-1850.
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- Source: Minutes of the Proceedings, Volume 10, Issue 1851, 01 January 1851 , pages 82 –85
82 REPOBT. ANNUAL very active part in the direction of those works, practising, at the same time, as a consulting Civil and Mechanical Engineer, in which latter capacit,y, he visited Egypt, in 1845, for the purpose of carrying into effect some plans projected by his late brother, Galloway Bey, particularly the railway across the Desert, between Cairo and Suez. Politicalevents, however, preventedtheaccomplishmentof this desirable work, and completing, order after by of H. H. Mahomed Ali Pacha, by whom he had been invited to Egypt, several works, left unfinished at the decease of his brother, he returned to England, with satisfactory tokens the Pacha's approbation his labours...