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ISNI: 
0000 0000 8349 830X
Name: 
Fitch, John
Fitch, John ((inventor))
Dates: 
1743-1798
Creation class: 
Cartographic material
Language material
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author
Related names: 
Force, Peter (1790-1868)
Jefferson Exhibit Collection (Library of Congress)
Thornton, William (1759-1828)
Titles: 
Estados Unidos. NE.
John Fitch papers
Map of the north west parts of the United States of America, A
Original steamboat supported; or, a reply to mr. james rumsey's pamphlet, shewing the true priority of john fitch, and the false datings &c of james rumsey
Plan of Mr. Fitch's steam boat
Short account of the origin of steam boats
Whereas John Fitch, of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, has proposed a machine for promoting navigation with other useful purposes, which has been generally approved by all men of science, ... We the subscribers being willing to promote so laudable an undertaking; do promise to pay the said Fitch, or order the sums against our respective names, provided said Fitch, shall have ready to be delivered to us at [blank] in the [blank] of [blank] by the [blank] of [blank] next, so many of his maps of the N.W. parts of the United States, as shall answer to the sums subscribed by us. N.B. Said Fitch pledges his word that the one half of the money shall be applied toward making the experiment above proposed.
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