Thomas Jefferson Papers

Robert Fulton to Thomas Jefferson, 25 July 1813

From Robert Fulton

New york July 25th 1813


On the 4th inst I had the honor to write you inclosing an account of my experiments on submarine firing, have the goodness to inform me if received it and have sent it to Mr Madison,

With veneration for your virtues

Robt Fulton

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as received 28 July 1813 and so recorded in SJL.

Fulton’s account of my experiments is printed above at 29 June 1813.

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