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,  pages ; 23 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsVM657 .O34 1821Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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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 -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 NavySteam-navigation -- Great Britain.Steamboats -- Great Britain.Warships.
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Officer of the Royal Navy, Letter on the importance of steam navigation to the British navy , 1821
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