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Fitch, John 1743-1798

Overview
Works: 132 works in 266 publications in 1 language and 2,991 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Maps  Sources  Drawings  Biography  Illustrated works  Surveys 
Roles: Author
Classifications: VM619, 912.77
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Most widely held works about John Fitch
 
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The original steam-boat supported or, A reply to Mr. James Rumsey's pamphlet, shewing the true priority of John Fitch, and the false datings, &c. of James Rumsey by John Fitch( Book )

41 editions published between 1788 and 1971 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lloyd's steamboat directory : and disasters on the western waters by James T Lloyd( Book )

3 editions published between 1856 and 1981 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A map of the north west parts of the United States of America by John Fitch( )

6 editions published between 1785 and 1913 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advanced sheets of origin and progress of steam navigation in America by Henry Whittemore( Book )

1 edition published in 1890 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explanation for keeping a ship's traverse at sea by the columbian ready reckoner by John Fitch( Book )

8 editions published between 1793 and 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Title(s) available in Evans] by John Fitch( Book )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Providence, 1790 : [map] by John Fitch( )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on Mr. John Fitch's reply to Mr. James Rumsey's pamphlet by Joseph Barnes( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An early steamboat plan of John Fitch by Frank D Prager( )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rare map of the Northwest, 1785 by Philip Lee Phillips( Book )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John Fitch papers by John Fitch( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Zalmon Fitch papers by Zalmon Fitch( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, contracts, surveys, financial calculations, tax records, receipts, promissory notes, sight drafts, insurance policies, powers of attorney, and miscellaneous legal papers, relating to Fitch's activities as a land agent; records of the Bank of Cleveland and the Western Reserve Bank; correspondence concerning the Banks of Geauga, Geneva, Orleans, and St. Clair, the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad, and the Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati Railroad; correspondence and transactions of Simon Perkins, Elihu Spencer, and William Williams; and copies of letters, a will, affidavits, and an essay pertaining to John Fitch, inventor of the steamboat
The Peter Force collection. Mss. 17137( )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection includes letterbooks, account books, diaries, and journals in a variety of personal and business manuscript collections acquired by Peter Force from numerous sources in the 1830s and 1840s. The selections from this collection include the Dag Register, 1780-1783; John Singer Dexter orderly books; Dukes County, Massachusetts, legal records, 1712-1812; Pierre Eugène Du Simitière letterbook, 1779-1784; Jonathan Elliot letters received, 1817-1829; Adam Hubley orderly book, 1776; Robert R. Hunter letterbook; John Paul Jones papers, 1775-1788; Pennsylvania Commissioner of Loans receipt books, 1791-1792; Pennsylvania Continental Loan Office receipt book, 1786-1791; a Philadelphia printer's account books, 1794-1796; Zebulon M. Pike's journal, 1805-1806; Oliver Pollock papers, 1767-1788; Christian Frederick Post journals, 1758-1759; James P. Preston orderly book, 1813-1815; ships' records and papers (Beaver, 1811-1812; USS Franklin, 1822-1823; USS Ontario, 1818); Jabez Fitch journal, 1776; William Franklin papers, 1775-1776; Thomas S. Hamersley journal, 1821-1824; Abiel Holmes meteorological register, 1795-1825; John Fitch surveying notebook, 1783-1784, and correspondence, 1790-1854; and Robert Honyman diary, 1776-1782
 
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Alternative Names
John Fitch US-amerikanischer Techniker und Erfinder

Джон Фітч

Фитч, Джон

ジョン・フィッチ

Languages
English (160)

Covers
Lloyd's steamboat directory and disasters of the western waters, containing the history of the first application of steam, as a motive power, the lives of John Fitch and Robert Fulton ... history of the early steamboat navigation on western waters ... full accounts of all the steamboat disasters ... a complete list of steamboats and all other vessels now afloat on the western rivers and lakes ... maps of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers ... list of plantations on the Mississippi river ... one hundred ... engravings, and forty-six maps