under oath before Cato Monro, that in May, 1785. he was employed by Mr. Rumsey to build a boat on Potowmack River to be propelled by steam, and that he had built the boat. In Sept. 1784, Rumsey exhibited his model of a steam-boat to General Washington at Rath, in Virginia, who gave him a certificate. ... Together with some Quaeres inserted and answered, ... Also the Adventures of the Sieur de Montauban, in the year 1695, polished calf extra, the side notes of four leaves slightlyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Stevens's Historical Collections|
|Publisher||:||London : [s.n.] - 1881|