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Letter from the Secretary of the Navy transmitting sundry documents exhibiting certain preliminary experiments which have been made in the city and harbor of New York : in conformity with the act of Congress entitled An Act Making an Appropriation for the Purpose of Trying the Practical Use of the Torpedo or Sub-Marine Explosion. Preview this item
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Letter from the Secretary of the Navy transmitting sundry documents exhibiting certain preliminary experiments which have been made in the city and harbor of New York : in conformity with the act of Congress entitled An Act Making an Appropriation for the Purpose of Trying the Practical Use of the Torpedo or Sub-Marine Explosion.

Author: John Rodgers; Robert Fulton; United States. Navy Department.; United States. Congress. House.
Publisher: Washington : A. and G. Way, 1811.
Series: Early American imprints., Second series ;, no. 24168.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : National government publication : Micro-opaque : Master microform : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Rodgers; Robert Fulton; United States. Navy Department.; United States. Congress. House.
OCLC Number: 15573706
Notes: "February 14, 1811, read, and ordered to lie on the table; printed by order of the House of Representatives of the United States."
The cover letter is addressed to the Speaker of the House and dated February 12, 1811.
The documents are reports on the experiments by the official observers; extracts from Commodore Roger's journal kept at the time; and a defensse of his system by Robert Fulton.
Master microform held by: Readex.
Reproduction Notes: Microopaque. New York, N.Y. : Readex Microprint Corporation, 1973. 1 card ; 15 x 23 cm. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 24168).
Description: 55 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Title: Early American imprints., Second series ;, no. 24168.

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