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Fitch, John 1743-1798

Overview
Works: 146 works in 334 publications in 1 language and 5,720 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Maps  Sources  Drawings  Biography  Illustrated works  Surveys  Early maps 
Roles: Author
Classifications: VM140.F5, 926.238
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Most widely held works about John Fitch
 
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Most widely held works by John Fitch
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 )

36 editions published between 1788 and 1971 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original steam-boat supported ; or, A reply to James Rumsey's pamphlet : shewing the true priority of John Fitch, and the false datings &c. of James Rumsey by John Fitch( Book )

10 editions published in 1788 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of Cadwallader D. Colden's book, entitled A life of Robert Fulton by John Fitch( Book )

4 editions published in 1818 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explanation for keeping a ship's traverse at sea, by the columbian ready reckoner. By John Fitch by John Fitch( Book )

11 editions published between 1793 and 2005 in English and held by 9 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

The original steam-boat supported by John Fitch( Book )

1 edition published in 1849 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1785 and 1916 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connecticut's contribution to the development of the steamboat by Penrose R Hoopes( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English 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

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

Poor John Fitch, inventor of the steamboat by Thomas Boyd( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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
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

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
 
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Alternative Names
John Fitch Amerikaans uitvinder (1743-1798)

John Fitch US-amerikanischer Techniker und Erfinder

Джон Фітч

Джон Фітч американський інженер і підприємець, будівник першого пароплава у США

Фитч, Джон

جون فيتش

ジョン・フィッチ

Languages
English (207)

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