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Philadelphia, 1788. At a meeting of the American Philosophical Society, on the 18th of April 1788 1 edition

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Philadelphia, 1788. At a meeting of the American Philosophical Society, on the 18th of April 1788
a letter was received from Mr. James Rumsey, of the state of Virginia, accompanied with a drawing and description of an improved boiler for a steam-engine, as also drawings and discriptions [sic] of 1. An improvement in Dr. Barkers' grist-mill. 2. An improvement in the saw-mill. 3. An improvement in raising water by means of a steam-engine.

Published 1788 by s.n. in [Philadelphia .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Excerpt from the minutes, containing a brief report of the committee appointed to examine the drawings of Rumsey's inventions. With an added note by Rumsey, dated May 10, 1788, on John Voight's pipe boiler.

Signed on p. [2]: John Ewing, David Rittenhouse, Robert Patterson. Extract from the minutes, Samuel Magaw, one of the secretaries.

Bristol B6660.

Shipton & Mooney 45218.

Rink, E. Technical Americana, 2921.

Rink, E. Technical Americana, 3575.

Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 45218)

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Early American imprints -- no. 45218.

The Physical Object

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Microform
Pagination
1 sheet ([2] p.)

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OL14613550M

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