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Progress in the Iron and steel Industries

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THE announcement that Her Majesty the Queen will be graciously pleased to accept the Bessemer Medal for 1899, in commemoration of the progress made in the iron and steel industries during her reign, will be received with enthusiasm throughout the Empire. What the progress has been it will be my privilege to indicate in this Address; for your last President of the century, in bidding it a respectful farewell, must offer the best retrospective tribute he can to the grandest industry in the world's history.

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