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The Resource Confidential. National defence. : Navy Yard, New York, May 10th, 1846. Sir--I have the honor to inform you, that in the month of May last, the happy idea occurred to me, that a shell could be exploded during its flight by electricity, if it were fired with small wires attached to it of considerably greater length than the distance to which the shell was to be thrown ..

Confidential. National defence. : Navy Yard, New York, May 10th, 1846. Sir--I have the honor to inform you, that in the month of May last, the happy idea occurred to me, that a shell could be exploded during its flight by electricity, if it were fired with small wires attached to it of considerably greater length than the distance to which the shell was to be thrown ..

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Confidential. National defence. : Navy Yard, New York, May 10th, 1846. Sir--I have the honor to inform you, that in the month of May last, the happy idea occurred to me, that a shell could be exploded during its flight by electricity, if it were fired with small wires attached to it of considerably greater length than the distance to which the shell was to be thrown ..
Title
Confidential. National defence.
Title remainder
Navy Yard, New York, May 10th, 1846. Sir--I have the honor to inform you, that in the month of May last, the happy idea occurred to me, that a shell could be exploded during its flight by electricity, if it were fired with small wires attached to it of considerably greater length than the distance to which the shell was to be thrown ..
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Contributor
Subject
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Language
eng
Cataloging source
N15
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-1853
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Moor, Henry
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1795-1849
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Polk, James K.
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  • Rare books
  • Military weapons
  • Ordnance
  • United States
  • Military readiness
  • Military weapons
  • Ordnance
  • United States
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Confidential. National defence. : Navy Yard, New York, May 10th, 1846. Sir--I have the honor to inform you, that in the month of May last, the happy idea occurred to me, that a shell could be exploded during its flight by electricity, if it were fired with small wires attached to it of considerably greater length than the distance to which the shell was to be thrown ..
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Publication
Note
  • Details of the author's experiments performed on an explosive "electric shell," concluding with "I hope the government will think this subject worthy of its attention, and without delay will authorize an examination."
  • Signed: Henry Moor, Lieut. U.S.N. To His Excellency, James K. Polk, president of the United States
  • Text in two columns; printed area measures 33.9 x 17.9 cm
  • N-YHS copy inscribed on verso: N.Y. 10 May 1846, H. Moor Lt. U.S. Navy to presd. U.S., explosive shells.
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier category code
nb
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
40 x 26 cm
Extent
1 sheet ([1] pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Military Historical Society of Massachusetts' copy located at the Howard Gottlieb Archival Research Center cataloged from shelflist card.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)58787920
  • (OCoLC)ocm58787920^
Label
Confidential. National defence. : Navy Yard, New York, May 10th, 1846. Sir--I have the honor to inform you, that in the month of May last, the happy idea occurred to me, that a shell could be exploded during its flight by electricity, if it were fired with small wires attached to it of considerably greater length than the distance to which the shell was to be thrown ..
Publication
Note
  • Details of the author's experiments performed on an explosive "electric shell," concluding with "I hope the government will think this subject worthy of its attention, and without delay will authorize an examination."
  • Signed: Henry Moor, Lieut. U.S.N. To His Excellency, James K. Polk, president of the United States
  • Text in two columns; printed area measures 33.9 x 17.9 cm
  • N-YHS copy inscribed on verso: N.Y. 10 May 1846, H. Moor Lt. U.S. Navy to presd. U.S., explosive shells.
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier category code
nb
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
40 x 26 cm
Extent
1 sheet ([1] pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Military Historical Society of Massachusetts' copy located at the Howard Gottlieb Archival Research Center cataloged from shelflist card.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)58787920
  • (OCoLC)ocm58787920^

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