Fulton's steamboat trip (20 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

On 17 August, Robert Fulton made his first steamboat trip; he left New York City and reached Albany, NY, in 32 hours.

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Fulton's steamboat trip". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5946, accessed 11 December 2016.]