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Robert Fulton and the Clermont; The Authoritative Story of Robert Fulton's Early Experiments, Persistent Efforts, and Historic Achievements. Contain (Paperback) Loot Price: R382
Discovery Miles 3 820
Robert Fulton and the Clermont; The Authoritative Story of Robert Fulton's Early Experiments, Persistent Efforts, and...

Robert Fulton and the Clermont; The Authoritative Story of Robert Fulton's Early Experiments, Persistent Efforts, and Historic Achievements. Contain (Paperback)

Alice Crary Sutcliffe

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS PAGE Robert Fulton Frontispiece Farm-house at Little Britain, Pennsylvania, the Birthplace of Robert Fulton 5 Robert Fulton, Sr., and Mary Smith Fulton, the Parents of Robert Fulton 16 Miniatures Painted by Robert Fulton 27 Charles, Third Earl of Stanhope 43 Robert Fulton--Painted by Himself 54 Plan in Water-color for a High-level Canal .... 69 Facsimile of a Part of the First Page of Fulton's Letter to the Citizens Monge, La Place, and Volney 85 Three Views of the Bust of Robert Fulton by Houdon 103 Robert Fulton 114 Fulton's First Plan for Steam Navigation .... 131 Fulton's First Prophecy of Steam Navigation on the Hudson 141 An American Lithograph Entitled, "Fulton and Napoleon in 1804" 161 Joel Barlow 170 Chancellor Robert R. Livingston 183 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS PAGE "Plate the First" Fulton's Design of Original Apparatus for Determining the Resistance of Paddles for the Propulsion of the Clermont, Dated 1806 . 193 "Plate 4." Fulton's Preliminary Study for the Clermont's Engine 200 Fulton's Inkstand 305 Compass Used by Pilot Acker on the Clermont . . 205 Mrs. Walter Livingston (Cornelia Schuyler), Mother of Mrs. Robert Fulton 215 Robert Fulton 229 Statue of Robert Fulton at the Fulton Ferry-house, Brooklyn, New York 244 Fulton Medal. Struck after the Inventor's Death in 1815 261 Facsimile of Regulations facing page 268 A Modern Steamboat on the Hudson River and the Clermont 291 Fulton's Drawing for a Steamboat submitted to the Commission appointed by Napoleon in 1803 . . 336 A. Fulton's Plan of the Machinery of the North River (the Remodeled Clermont) 346 B. Fulton's Elevation of Plan A 347 C. Fulton's Plan of a Later Steamboat, showing Application of the Square Side-connecting-rod Engine, the Inventio

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Alice Crary Sutcliffe
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 108
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-28470-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-28470-6
Barcode: 9781150284700

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