Fulton's steamboat trip

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note


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

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Fulton's steamboat trip". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
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