The life of Robert Fulton
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The life of Robert Fulton and a history of steam navigation.

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Published by G.P. Putnam in New York .
Written in English


  • Fulton, Robert, -- 1765-1815.,
  • Steam-navigation -- History.

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Edition Notes

Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 10064)

SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 10064.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 507 p.
Number of Pages507
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17575119M

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