The Resource Boston, April 26, 1862. : Sir: Now that the country is all alive on the subject of defences, particularly naval defences, we take the liberty to address you on the subject. The country, and we might say the world, has been electrified by the contest between the "Merrimac" and the "Monitor." .., (electronic resource)

Boston, April 26, 1862. : Sir: Now that the country is all alive on the subject of defences, particularly naval defences, we take the liberty to address you on the subject. The country, and we might say the world, has been electrified by the contest between the "Merrimac" and the "Monitor." .., (electronic resource)

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Boston, April 26, 1862. : Sir: Now that the country is all alive on the subject of defences, particularly naval defences, we take the liberty to address you on the subject. The country, and we might say the world, has been electrified by the contest between the "Merrimac" and the "Monitor." ..
Title
Boston, April 26, 1862.
Title remainder
Sir: Now that the country is all alive on the subject of defences, particularly naval defences, we take the liberty to address you on the subject. The country, and we might say the world, has been electrified by the contest between the "Merrimac" and the "Monitor." ..
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eng
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MWA
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non fiction
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Curtis & Tilden
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1817-1905
  • 1821-1883
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Haupt, Herman
  • Fox, Gustavus Vasa
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  • Gwynn, Stuart
  • Monitor (Ironclad)
  • Armored vessels
  • Warships
  • Armor-plate
  • Shipbuilding
  • United States
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Boston, April 26, 1862. : Sir: Now that the country is all alive on the subject of defences, particularly naval defences, we take the liberty to address you on the subject. The country, and we might say the world, has been electrified by the contest between the "Merrimac" and the "Monitor." .., (electronic resource)
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http://libraries.ou.edu/access.aspx?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/broadsides1/11188
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  • Letter addressed to the members of Congress requesting them to examine a specimen of "Union mail, " a recent invention of Stuart Gwynn consisting of wood confined within iron plates, and to consider the practicability of its use in the construction of warships. To compare the features of "Union mail" to armor plating, "We would respectfully refer you to the letter attached, addressed to the assistant secretary of the Navy."
  • Signed: Curtis & Tilden
  • "'Washington, March 26, 1862. Sir: A personal friend, who, in my opinion, has few superiors as a constructive engineer, has invented an armor for war vessels, floating batteries, and seacost fortifications ..."--p. [2]. Signed: Herman Haupt. To Capt. G.V. Fox, assistant sec'y of the Navy
  • The text of Haupt's letter was previously issued at Washington, and circulated to members of Congress. Cf. Haupt, H. Washington, March 26, 1862. Sir ... (Washington, D.C., 1862)
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mixed
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32 x 21 cm.
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1 sheet ([2] p.)
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electronic
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lossless
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absent
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access
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remote
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  • 3533966-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3533966
  • (Sirsi) aas05011188
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Boston, April 26, 1862. : Sir: Now that the country is all alive on the subject of defences, particularly naval defences, we take the liberty to address you on the subject. The country, and we might say the world, has been electrified by the contest between the "Merrimac" and the "Monitor." .., (electronic resource)
Link
http://libraries.ou.edu/access.aspx?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/broadsides1/11188
Publication
Note
  • Letter addressed to the members of Congress requesting them to examine a specimen of "Union mail, " a recent invention of Stuart Gwynn consisting of wood confined within iron plates, and to consider the practicability of its use in the construction of warships. To compare the features of "Union mail" to armor plating, "We would respectfully refer you to the letter attached, addressed to the assistant secretary of the Navy."
  • Signed: Curtis & Tilden
  • "'Washington, March 26, 1862. Sir: A personal friend, who, in my opinion, has few superiors as a constructive engineer, has invented an armor for war vessels, floating batteries, and seacost fortifications ..."--p. [2]. Signed: Herman Haupt. To Capt. G.V. Fox, assistant sec'y of the Navy
  • The text of Haupt's letter was previously issued at Washington, and circulated to members of Congress. Cf. Haupt, H. Washington, March 26, 1862. Sir ... (Washington, D.C., 1862)
Antecedent source
mixed
Color
mixed
Dimensions
32 x 21 cm.
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
  • 3533966-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3533966
  • (Sirsi) aas05011188

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