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Officer of the Royal Navy

Letter on the importance of steam navigation to the British navy : addressed to Admiral Lord Viscount : to which is added, A description of an American steam-frigate / by an officer of the Royal Navy.

London : [Publisher not identified], 1821.
[London] : Printed by T. Cope, 3, Long Acre
Physical Description:
27, [1] pages ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
VM657 .O34 1821
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"Report of Henry Rutgers, Samuel L. Mitchill, and Thomas Morris, the Commissioners superintending the construction of a steam vessel of war, to the Secretary of the Navy": pages [17]-27. The report chronicles development of the Demologus (1814-1815) by Robert Fulton, the first warship to be propelled by a steam engine. The ship was renamed Fulton upton Robert Fulton's death.
Printer's statement from title page verso.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in 20th-century tan morocco, by Elizabeth Greenhill.
Subject Terms:
Cope, T. -- Printer.
Exmouth, Edward Pellew, Viscount, 1757-1833.
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815.
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Steam-navigation -- Great Britain.
Steamboats -- Great Britain.
Greenhill, Elizabeth, 1907-2006, binder.
Rutgers, Henry, 1745-1830, writer of added text.
Mitchill, Samuel L. (Samuel Latham), 1764-1831, writer of added text.
Morris, Thomas, writer of added text.

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