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Author: James Rumsey
Title: A short treatise on the application of steam, whereby is clearly shewn, from actual experiments, that steam may be applied to propel boats or vessels of any burthen against rapid currents with great velocity. The same princples are also introduced with effect, by a machine of a simple and cheap cons
Publisher: Philadelphia, Printed by Joseph James: Chestnut-Street
Subject (keywords, tags): Steam navigation

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Reprinted, in anticipation of a reply by John Fitch, from a pamphlet published in Virginia, to prove the author's prior right of applying steam to propel boats, &c. cf. Advertisement
The original pamphlet was published under the title: A plan wherein the power of steam is fully shewn


Contributor: University of Pittsburgh Library System
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