life of Robert Fulton by Cadwallader D. Colden

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Published by Published by Kirk & Mercein, no. 22 Wall-street. in New-York .

Written in English

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  • Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815.,
  • Naval architects -- United States -- Biography.

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Statementby his friend Cadwallader D. Colden. Read before the Literary and philosophical society of New York. Comprising some account of the invention, progress, and establishment of steam boats ... With an appendix.
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LC ClassificationsVM140.F9 C7 1817
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 371, [1] p.
Number of Pages371
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Open LibraryOL7013887M
LC Control Number09031426

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