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Fri Mar 21 17:14:51 2014 UTClccn-n500030620.00Whereas John Fitch, of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, has proposed a machine for promoting navigation ... : We the subscribers being willing to promote so laudable an undertaking; do promise to pay to said Fitch, or order the sums against our respective names, provided said Fitch shall have ready to be delivered to us ... so many of his maps of the N.W. parts of the United States, as shall answer to the sums subscribed by us0.631.00The Peter Force collection. Mss. 17137806443John_Fitch_(inventor)n 5000306238692lccn-n84806692Rumsey, James1743?-1792lccn-n50016797Fulton, Robert1765-1815np-sutcliffe, andrea jSutcliffe, Andrea J.lccn-n89658927Westcott, Thompsonlccn-n83192304Lloyd, James T.lccn-n84803980Boyd, Thomas1898-1935lccn-n80097853Whittlesey, Charles1808-1886lccn-n79059928PennsylvaniaGeneral Assemblylccn-n80044834Stevenson, Augustalccn-n80050426Doremus, RobertillFitch, John1743-1798HistorySourcesBiographyBibliographySermonsMapsDrawingsSurveysSteam-navigationUnited StatesFitch, John,InventorsFulton, Robert,SteamboatsRumsey, James,Marine engineersTravelMississippi River ValleyMississippi RiverSteamboat disastersOhio RiverRailroadsNew York (State)Livingston, Robert R.,MonopoliesSteamOgden, Aaron,PennsylvaniaDuer, William Alexander,Pennsylvania--PhiladelphiaOhioGeologyNavigationTraverse tablesNew JerseyInland navigation--Law and legislationKingdom of GodMissionsInventionsPatent laws and legislationPennsylvania.--General AssemblySermons, AmericanPatentsUnited States--Northwest, OldHutchins, Thomas,Trials (Commercial crimes)Hutchinson, Anne,Stiles, Ezra,Brainerd, David,Davidson, Lucretia Maria,Smith, John,Allen, Ethan,Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin,--Baron von,Dwight, Timothy,Vane, Henry,--Sir,Phips, William,--Sir,Arnold, Benedict,Marquette, Jacques,174317981779178517861787178817891793181118131814181518161818181918441845184618471848184918501852185418561857186318641874187818901900190919101912191319141915191619201921192519261930193219331934193519361950195519561960196319651966196719711973197619771978197919811983198419891995199619992000200420052006200720105349139298BVM140.F560540ocn011231762book17880.76Fitch, JohnThe 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 RumseyHistoryBibliography1706ocn062828685com17890.79Fitch, JohnTo the honorable representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. the petition and remonstrance of John Fitch, of the city of Philadelphia. Respectfully sheweth, that your petitioner hath seen the printed bill for granting to James Rumsey certain inventionsHistory1441ocn011683694book18560.56Lloyd, James TLloyd'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 mapsHistoryBiography1167ocn642661959file17930.70Fitch, JohnAn explanation for keeping a ship's traverse at sea, by the columbian ready reckoner. By John Fitch1016ocn062828682com17890.88Fitch, JohnThe following petition and remonstrance was read in the House of Assembly on the fifteenth instant and as it has been said to be "improper, indecent and insulting," the subscriber wishes to give the world an opportunity of judging on its merits, and therefore presents this printed copy of it.1003ocn795892399file17880.86Rumsey, JamesA 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 ; great velocity [sic] ; the same principles are also introduced with effect, by a machine of a simple and chep [sic] construction, for the purpose of raising water sufficient for the working of grist-mills, saw-mills, &c. and for watering meadows and other purposes of agricultureHistoryBibliography364ocn001988664book18560.28Lloyd, James TLloyd's steamboat directory : and disasters on the western watersHistory122ocn004923387book19260.98Fitch, JohnThe 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. Philadelphia, Printed by Zachariah Poulson, junr. on the west side of Fourth-street, between Market and Arch-streets, 1788History101ocn002514285book19670.86Lloyd, James TLloyd's steamboat directory, and disasters on 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 thewestern rivers and lakes; maps of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers; history of all the rail roads in the United States; one hundred engravings and sixty mapsHistory76ocn063667309map17850.92Fitch, JohnA map of the north west parts of the United States of AmericaMaps71ocn003961331book18900.96Whittemore, HenryAdvanced sheets of origin and progress of steam navigation in America63ocn469083435book19760.73Fitch, JohnThe autobiography of John FitchHistoryBiographySources31ocn038661557book18130.94Fitch, JohnThe kingdom of Christ a sermon delivered before the Vermont Missionary Society at their annual meeting at Pawlet, September 16, 1813Sermons22ocn083615021book1785Whereas John Fitch, of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, has proposed a machine for promoting navigation ... : We the subscribers being willing to promote so laudable an undertaking; do promise to pay to said Fitch, or order the sums against our respective names, provided said Fitch shall have ready to be delivered to us ... so many of his maps of the N.W. parts of the United States, as shall answer to the sums subscribed by us.21ocn014916460art1955Prager, Frank DAn early steamboat plan of John FitchDrawings22ocn742197013com17850.92Whereas John Fitch, of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, has proposed a machine for promoting navigation with other useful purposes, which has been generally approved by all men of science, ... We the subscribers being willing to promote so laudable an undertaking; do promise to pay the said Fitch, or order the sums against our respective names, provided said Fitch, shall have ready to be delivered to us at [blank] in the [blank] of [blank] by the [blank] of [blank] next, so many of his maps of the N.W. parts of the United States, as shall answer to the sums subscribed by us. N.B. Said Fitch pledges his word that the one half of the money shall be applied toward making the experiment above proposed11ocn083066994book1789Fitch, JohnTo the honorable the representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania : the petition and remonstrance of John Fitch, of the city of Philadelphia --History11ocn085779124book19771.00The Peter Force collection. Mss. 17137HistorySourcesThe 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, 1776-178211ocn558465000book19350.56Boyd, ThomasPoor John Fitch, inventor of the steamboat11ocn022408081fileFitch, ZalmonZalmon Fitch papersHistorySurveysSourcesCorrespondence, 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 steamboat9696ocn054073780book20040.27Sutcliffe, Andrea JSteam : the untold story of America's first great inventionHistoryBiographyThe two-decade saga of America's first significant venture into technology+-+361714859645711ocn017373612book18570.73Westcott, ThompsonLife of John Fitch the inventor of the steam-boatHistoryBiography4005ocn011158194book19350.56Boyd, ThomasPoor John Fitch, inventor of the steamboat3771ocn002557412book19760.73Fitch, JohnThe autobiography of John FitchHistoryBiographySources2512ocn003580919book19660.07Stevenson, AugustaJohn Fitch : steamboat boyJuvenile worksBiography1885ocn065242433com18150.93Stockton, Lucius HoratioA history of the steam-boat case, lately discussed by counsel before the legislature of New-Jersey comprised in a letter to a gentleman at WashingtonTrials, litigation, etcPatents1384ocn065278550com18450.90Whittlesey, CharlesJustice to the memory of John Fitch who in 1785 invented a steam engine and steam boat, planned, constructed and put in operation the steam boat "Perseverance," of sixty tons, moving at the rate of eight miles an hour, in 1788History1322ocn000373026book19360.70Hoopes, Penrose RConnecticut's contribution to the development of the steamboatHistory1319ocn006756351book18560.86Lloyd, James TLloyd's steamboat directory, and disasters on 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 thewestern rivers and lakes; maps of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers; history of all the rail roads in the United States; one hundred engravings and sixty mapsHistory1158ocn000174733book18520.81Whittlesey, CharlesFugitive essays, upon interesting and useful subjects, relating to the early history of Ohio : its geology and agriculture, with a biography of the first successful constructor of steamboats ; a dissertation upon the antiquity of the material universe, and other articles, being a reprint from various periodicals of the dayHistory1115ocn015571092book18160.94Fairfax, FerdinandoMemorial of Ferdinando Fairfax against the extention [sic] of the patents granted to Robert Fulton for improvements in propelling vessels by steamPatents1095ocn015437926book18180.93Friend of John FitchAn examination of Cadwallader D. Colden's book, entitled A life of Robert Fulton914ocn062824634com17890.88Barnes, JosephPhiladelphia, September 21, 1789. As John Fitch has procured a number of handbills, containing his petition and remonstrance to the House of Assembly ... I hope this will be deemed a sufficient apology for my throwing together remarks on some parts of the said petition and remonstrance.655ocn003159464book18560.66Lloyd, James TLloyd's steamboat directory, and disasters on 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 disaster ; a complete list of steamboats and all other vessels now afloat on the western rivers and lakes, maps of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers ; lists of plantations on the Mississippi River ; one hundred engravings and forty six mapsHistory621ocn002595136book19160.84Phillips, Philip LeeThe rare map of the Northwest, 1785Maps522ocn006310408book19120.79Navy League of the United StatesJohn Fitch, the first in the world's history to invent and apply steam propulsion of vessels through waterHistory383ocn426123368book18190.86Colden, Cadwallader DA vindication by Cadwallader D. Colden, of the steam boat right granted by the state of New-York in the form of an answer to the letter of Mr. Duer, addressed to Mr. ColdenHistory333ocn015261439book18560.70Lloyd, James TLloyd's steamboat directory and disasters on the western waters, containing the history of the first application of steam, as motive power; the lives of John Fitch and Robert Fulton ... History of the early steamboat navigation on the 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 mapsHistory252ocn000395357book18480.70Sparks, JaredThe library of American biographyBiographyBibliography252ocn006920029book18450.63Whittlesey, CharlesLives of Ezra Stiles, John Fitch, and Anne HutchinsonBiography+-+3617148596Fri Mar 21 15:11:52 EDT 2014batch29295