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A 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. : The same principles are also introduced with effect, by a machine of a simple and cheap construction, for the purpose of raising water, sufficient for the working of grist-mills, saw-mills, etc. and for watering meadows and other purposes of agriculture Preview this item
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A 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. : The same principles are also introduced with effect, by a machine of a simple and cheap construction, for the purpose of raising water, sufficient for the working of grist-mills, saw-mills, etc. and for watering meadows and other purposes of agriculture

Author: James Rumsey
Publisher: Philadelphia : Printed by Joseph James: Chesnut-Street, [M,DCC,LXXXVIII. [1788]
Series: Early American Imprints : Evans 1639-1800 (Series I) / EAI I
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Rumsey
OCLC Number: 874697158
Notes: Bristol, B6796. - Rink, E. Technical Americana, 2926. - Shipton et Mooney, 45353.
Reproduction Notes: Reproduction. Chester, Vt : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc, 2002-.
Description: 25, [1] p.
Series Title: Early American Imprints : Evans 1639-1800 (Series I) / EAI I
Responsibility: By James Rumsey, of Berkeley County, Virigina.

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