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John Fitch papers, 1783-1854.

Author: John Fitch; William Thornton
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Microfilm : English
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Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, surveyor's notes, steamboat sketches, drafts of writings, printed matter, and miscellany. The papers relate chiefly to Fitch's development and promotion of the steamboat, though there is also material relating to his earlier surveying work in Ohio. Also includes some papers of architect William Thornton (1759-1828). Correspondents include Joshua Anderson, John James  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Joshua Anderson; John James Beckley; Robert Fulton; Josiah Hornblower; Thomas Hutchins; Thomas Johnson; William Samuel Johnson; Jonathan Longstreth; Thomas Mifflin; Robert Morris; Charles Pettit; Edmund Randolph; Caleb S Riggs; David Rittenhouse; Benjamin Say; Joshua Anderson; John James Beckley; Robert Fulton; Josiah Hornblower; Thomas Hutchins; Thomas Johnson; William Samuel Johnson; Jonathan Longstreth; Thomas Mifflin; Robert Morris; Charles Pettit; Edmund Randolph; Caleb S Riggs; David Rittenhouse; Benjamin Say
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Fitch; William Thornton
OCLC Number: 70981153
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1973-1977.
Description: 700 items. 3 containers. 3 microfilm reels.

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Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, surveyor's notes, steamboat sketches, drafts of writings, printed matter, and miscellany. The papers relate chiefly to Fitch's development and promotion of the steamboat, though there is also material relating to his earlier surveying work in Ohio. Also includes some papers of architect William Thornton (1759-1828). Correspondents include Joshua Anderson, John James Beckley, Robert Fulton, Josiah Hornblower, Thomas Hutchins, Thomas Johnson, William Samuel Johnson, Jonathan Longstreth, Thomas Mifflin, Robert Morris, Charles Pettit, Edmund Randolph, Caleb S. Riggs, David Rittenhouse, Benjamin Say, and William Thornton.

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