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Memoirs of the life of David Rittenhouse, LLD., F.R.S. late president of the American Philosophical Society, &c. : Interspersed with various notices of many distinguished men : with an appendix, containing sundry philosophical and other papers, most of which have not hitherto been published. Preview this item
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Memoirs of the life of David Rittenhouse, LLD., F.R.S. late president of the American Philosophical Society, &c. : Interspersed with various notices of many distinguished men : with an appendix, containing sundry philosophical and other papers, most of which have not hitherto been published.

Author: William Barton; David Rittenhouse; Charles Willson Peale; David Edwin
Publisher: Philadelphia : Published by Edward Parker, no. 178, Market-Street. W. Brown, printer, Church-Alley., 1813.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Portraits
Biographies
Named Person: David Rittenhouse; David Rittenhouse; David Rittenhouse
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Barton; David Rittenhouse; Charles Willson Peale; David Edwin
OCLC Number: 426120559
Notes: Running title: Memoirs of David Rittenhouse.
Frontispiece portrait of David Rittenhouse, "from an original picture in the possession of Mrs. Sergeant," signed: C.W. Peale pinx. 1772, D. Edwin sculp.
Copyright Oct. 9, 1813 by William Barton.
Errors in paging: p. 434, 435 misnumbered 450, 451.
"An oration, delivered February 24, 1775, before the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for promoting useful knowledge. By David Rittenhouse, A.M. member of the said society."--Page [543]-577.
"Note."--Page lxxviii. An errata statement.
Description: 1 online resource ([2], lxxviii, [1], 80-614 pages, [2] leaves of plates (1 folded)) : illustrations, 1 facsimile, 1 portrait
Other Titles: Memoirs of David Rittenhouse.
Responsibility: by William Barton, M.A. counsellor at law ; member of the American Philosophical Society, the Mass. Hist. Society, and the Royal Economical Society of Valencia, in Spain.

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