The Resource The following petition and remonstrance was read in the House of Assembly on the fifteenth instant, : and as it has been said to be "improper, indecent and insulting, " the subscriber wishes to give the world an opportunity of judging on its merits, and therefore presents this printed copy of it., John Fitch. ; To the honorable the representatives of the freemen of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly

The following petition and remonstrance was read in the House of Assembly on the fifteenth instant, : and as it has been said to be "improper, indecent and insulting, " the subscriber wishes to give the world an opportunity of judging on its merits, and therefore presents this printed copy of it., John Fitch. ; To the honorable the representatives of the freemen of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly

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The following petition and remonstrance was read in the House of Assembly on the fifteenth instant, : and as it has been said to be "improper, indecent and insulting, " the subscriber wishes to give the world an opportunity of judging on its merits, and therefore presents this printed copy of it.
Title
The following petition and remonstrance was read in the House of Assembly on the fifteenth instant,
Title remainder
and as it has been said to be "improper, indecent and insulting, " the subscriber wishes to give the world an opportunity of judging on its merits, and therefore presents this printed copy of it.
Statement of responsibility
John Fitch. ; To the honorable the representatives of the freemen of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly
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Subject
Language
eng
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Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • B6946
  • 45475
Citation source
  • Bristol
  • Shipton & Mooney
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1743-1798
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fitch, John
Index
no index present
LC call number
E 188 .E37 Ser.1 no. 45475
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pennsylvania
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  • Rumsey, James
  • Pennsylvania
  • Inventions
  • Inventors
  • Patent laws and legislation
  • Patent laws and legislation
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The following petition and remonstrance was read in the House of Assembly on the fifteenth instant, : and as it has been said to be "improper, indecent and insulting, " the subscriber wishes to give the world an opportunity of judging on its merits, and therefore presents this printed copy of it., John Fitch. ; To the honorable the representatives of the freemen of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly
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http://opac.newsbank.com/select/evans/45475
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Publication
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  • Concerning the bill, "An act for vesting in James Rumsay [i.e., Rumsey], Esquire, the exclusive privilege of making, using and vending divers engines, machines and devices by him invented or improved, for a term of years." Fitch believed this bill to be in violation of his legal rights as granted by a law passed in March, 1787, and of the power of Congress "to promote the progress of science and useful arts" as delegated in the eighth section of the Constitution
  • Text in four columns; printed area measures 36.5 x 33.2 cm
  • The petition is signed and dated: John Fitch. September 11, 1789
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file reproduced from microform
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mixed
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44 x 42 cm.
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electronic
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remote
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  • (CaMWU)u1719159-01umb_inst
  • aas03009088
  • 336814
  • MAAR8105012114B
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The following petition and remonstrance was read in the House of Assembly on the fifteenth instant, : and as it has been said to be "improper, indecent and insulting, " the subscriber wishes to give the world an opportunity of judging on its merits, and therefore presents this printed copy of it., John Fitch. ; To the honorable the representatives of the freemen of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly
Link
http://opac.newsbank.com/select/evans/45475
Publication
Note
  • Concerning the bill, "An act for vesting in James Rumsay [i.e., Rumsey], Esquire, the exclusive privilege of making, using and vending divers engines, machines and devices by him invented or improved, for a term of years." Fitch believed this bill to be in violation of his legal rights as granted by a law passed in March, 1787, and of the power of Congress "to promote the progress of science and useful arts" as delegated in the eighth section of the Constitution
  • Text in four columns; printed area measures 36.5 x 33.2 cm
  • The petition is signed and dated: John Fitch. September 11, 1789
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Dimensions
44 x 42 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 sheet ([1] p.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1719159-01umb_inst
  • aas03009088
  • 336814
  • MAAR8105012114B

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