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At a Glance
A collection of twenty-nine letters written by and relating to Ericsson. Twenty-three of the letters were written by John Bourne from London. The material all relates to Ericsson's designs for naval engines, their patenting, and execution.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Ericsson letters; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Swedish American inventor, designer, marine engineer. Ericsson is chiefly remembered as the designer of the famed MONITOR which defeated the Confederate ship MERRIMAC.