The Resource 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, (electronic resource)

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, (electronic resource)

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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
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Philadelphia, 1788. At a meeting of the American Philosophical Society, on the 18th of April 1788,
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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
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Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
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  • B6660
  • 45218
  • 2921
  • 3575
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  • Bristol
  • Shipton & Mooney
  • Rink, E. Technical Americana
  • Rink, E. Technical Americana
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American Philosophical Society
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1732-1802
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Ewing, John
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  • Steam-engines
  • Steam-engines
  • Learned institutions and societies
  • Learned institutions and societies
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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, (electronic resource)
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https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/evans/45218
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  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800
  • 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
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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, (electronic resource)
Link
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/evans/45218
Publication
Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800
  • 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
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
000316913
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 sheet ([2] p.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) 000316913

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