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Fitch, John, 1743-1798 National Library of Spain National Library of Israel National Library and Archives of Québec National Library of Poland National Library of the Netherlands German National Library National Library of France Library of Congress/NACO

Fitch, John ISNI

John Fitch American inventor, clockmaker, entrepreneur and engineer Wikidata

VIAF ID: 806443 (Personal)


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Estados Unidos. NE. National Library of Spain
John Fitch papers Library of Congress/NACO
A Map of the north west parts of the United States of America National Library and Archives of Québec National Library of Spain
The original steam-boat supported, 1788: Library of Congress/NACO National Library of Israel
Plan of Mr. Fitch's steam boat Library of Congress/NACO
Reply to James Rumsey's pamphlet Library of Congress/NACO
[Rysunek okolicznościowy] / Dominikowska Celina. - 1884. National Library of Poland
Short account of the origin of steam boats Library of Congress/NACO
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. National Library of the Netherlands

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