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Robert Fulton and the Clermont

the authoritative story of Robert Fulton"s early experiments, persistent efforts, and historic achievements. Containing many of Fulton"s hitherto unpublished letters, drawings, and pictures

by Alice Crary Sutcliffe

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Published by The Century co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alice Crary Sutcliffe, great-granddaughter of the inventor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM140.F9 S8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 367 p. incl. plates, ports., facsims.
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7011802M
    LC Control Number09025210

    In , Fulton built an improved steamboat, which he named The New North River Steamboat of Clermont (nicknamed The Clermont), which was feet long with boxed paddle wheels and seats for passengers. Also in , Fulton married Robert Livingston's niece, Harriet Livingston. If you are keeping a timeline, add the voyage of the Clermont, Aug More about Robert Fulton and the steamboat from the Book of Knowledge: In association with Robert Livingston, American minister to France, Fulton built the Clermont in New York. During the boat’s construction, people jeeringly referred to her as Fulton’s Folly.

    Robert Fulton: | | ||| | Fulton sculpture at the |Brooklyn Museum| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and. 18th Century inventor Robert Fulton was one of the first people to make steamboats commercially viable. Supported by the Livingston family, his first steamboat was named The North River (later referred to as the Clermont).He later went on to oversee a virtual monopoly on steamboat manufacture and travel, before the Supreme Court heard the case Gibbons v.

    Robert Fulton and the "Clermont": The Authoritative Story of Robert Fulton's Early Experiments, Persistent Efforts, and Historic Achievements. Containing Many of Fulton's Hitherto Unpublished Letters, Drawings, and Pictures. The Century Co.. pp. Robert Henry Thurston. Robert Fulton: His Life and Its Results. Dodd, Mead and Company. Fulton had traveled to Jersey City with Emmet and Cadwallader Colden to view the progress of the construction of the Fulton I. SourcesThe Life and Work of Robert Fulton / Cadwallader ColdenRobert Fulton and the "Clermont" / Alice Sutcliffe CraryRobert Fulton: A Biography / Cynthia Owen PhilipRobert Fulton and the Submarine / William Barclay Parsons.


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Robert Fulton and the "Clermont": the authoritative story of Robert Fulton's early experiments, persistent efforts, and historic achievements, containing many of Fulton's hitherto unpublished letters, drawings, and pictures by Sutcliffe, Alice CraryPages: Robert Fulton and the "Clermont": The Authoritative Story of Robert Fulton's Early Experiments, Persistent Efforts, and Historic Achievements.

Containing Many Robert Fulton and the Clermont book Fulton's Hitherto Unpublished Letters, Drawings, and Pictures: Author: Alice Crary Sutcliffe: Publisher: Century Company, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized.

Robert Fulton and the "Clermont" the authoritative story of Robert Fulton's early experiments, persistent efforts, and historic achievements, containing many of Fulton's hitherto unpublished letters, drawings, and pictures by Alice Crary Sutcliffe.

Robert Fulton and the "Clermont" the authoritative story of Robert Fulton's early experiments, persistent efforts, and historic achievements. Containing many of Fulton's hitherto unpublished letters, drawings, and pictures by Alice Crary Sutcliffe.

0 Ratings 0. This biography for children is about the boy who grew up to construct the first successful steamboat, The Clermont in Robert Fulton was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania inand as his father died when he was only three or four years old, he became a gunsmith’s apprentice at a young age.

Mrs. Henry’s story depicts Robert as a bright and inventive lad who was always coming/5. Buy Robert Fulton and the "Clermont": the authoritative story of Robert Fulton's early experiments, persistent efforts, and historic achievements, unpublished letters, drawings, and pictures by online on at best prices.

Fast and free shipping free returns cash on Format: Paperback. The misnomer Clermont first appeared in Cadwallader D. Colden’s biography of Fulton, published intwo years after Fulton’s death. Since Colden was a friend of both Fulton and Livingston, his book was considered an authoritative source, and his errors were perpetuated in later accounts up to the present day.

Robert Fulton's steamboat the Clermont was undoubtedly the pioneer of practical steamboats. InRobert Fulton partnered with Robert Livingston to build the Clermont.

Livingston had received a monopoly on steam navigation on the rivers of New York State for twenty years, provided that he produced a steam-powered vessel able to travel four miles an hour. Clermont, the first steamboat in public service (), designed by American engineer Robert Fulton and built in New York City by Charles Brown with the financial backing of Robert Livingston.

Although named North River Steamboat of Clermont, it became known as the Clermont. The steamboat was Robert Fulton and the "Clermont"; the authoritative story of Robert Fulton's early experiments, persistent efforts, and historic achievements.

Containing many of Fulton's hitherto unpublished letters, drawings, and pictures, Contributor Names Sutcliffe, Alice Crary. Created / Published. Robert Fulton and the Clermont [Sutcliffe, Alice Crary] on *FREE* shipping on eligible orders. Robert Fulton and the ClermontAuthor: Alice Crary Sutcliffe.

Robert Fulton (Novem – Febru ) was an American engineer and inventor who is widely credited with developing a commercially successful steamboat; the first was called North River Steamboat (later Clermont).In that steamboat traveled on the Hudson River with passengers, from New York City to Albany and back again, a round trip of miles ( km), in 62 for: Steamboat, Nautilus ( submarine).

Robert Fulton and the "Clermont"; the authoritative story of Robert Fulton's early experiments, persistent efforts, and historic achievements. Containing many of Fulton's hitherto unpublished letters, drawings, and pictures by Sutcliffe, Alice Crary.

Robert Fulton's persistence and creativity are showcased in this biography, complete with luminous illustrations. It is a joy to read such a visually beautiful biography.

Other inventor books show Robert Fulton as a bit of a crackpot; this book rightly sets him in his place as a Reviews: 5. Fulton, Robert: Clermont A replica of Robert Fulton's Clermont, the first commercially successful steamboat, in George Grantham Bain Collection/Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

(LC-DIG-ggbain) In Fulton married his partner’s niece, Harriet Livingston, by whom he had a son and three daughters. Robert Fulton and the "Clermont" by Alice Crary Sutcliffe,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. All Books Children's Books School Books History Fiction Travel & Holiday Arts & Photography Mystery & Suspense Business & Investing Share.

Currently unavailable. We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock. Author: Alice Crary Sutcliffe. Funded by Robert Livingston, Fulton worked on the steamboat, but this time one that wouldn’t sink from its sheer weight.

Learning from his failure in France, Fulton built the steamboat, later to be dubbed the Clermont, with better abilities to bear its own weight. His design was very long and narrow, feet long by 18 feet wide. Fig. 49, -- the "Clermont," Summary Print shows a broadside view of Fulton's steamboat "Clermont" in Contributor Names Galloway, Robert Lindsay, Created / Published [] Subject Headings.

The critics stood on the riverbank looking disapprovingly at Robert Fulton’s new-fangled steam-powered boat, the Clermont, which Fulton hoped to navigate up the Hudson River to Albany, New York.

“It’ll never start! It’ll never start!” they cried in derision, but suddenly the engine did start and the Clermont began steaming up the river."Artist and inventor Robert Fulton lived a full life and had many accomplishments.

As a teenager he discovered a talent for artistic trades such as metalworking, miniature painting, and hair weaving. Later, his interests turned to ships and other sea vessels.

He is most well-known for his steamship, the Clermont. Though it was not the first steamship to set sail, it could sail faster than.Robert Fulton (Novem – Febru ) was an American engineer and inventor who is widely credited with developing the first commercially successful steamboat.

Inhe was commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte to design the Nautilus, which /5.