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drop title] Charles T. James, on steamboat boilers. January 25, 1841. Committed to Committee of the whole House on the state of the Union, to which sundry bills on that subject are committed.

James, Charles T.

Published by [Washington], 1841
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On the causes and prevention of exploding steam boilers. Charles James here blames incompetent engineers as the chief source of such disasters and recommends the passage of a law requiring engineers to pass a "rigid examination for skill and character." He does not recommend the use of Raub's safety-valves. Government document: 26th Congress, 2d Session. Doc. No. 79. Ho. of Reps. Scarce: OCLC locates only one copy (at College of William and Mary) of this item. 8vo. 12 pp. Removed from a nonce volume; three holes in inner margin, not touching text. Light foxing. Bookseller Inventory # 11633

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Publication Date: 1841

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