1817] · [Washington
Concerns a furnace invented by Daniel Pettibone to warm the apartments of public buildings. Includes certificates (documents A, B, C, and D) attesting to the efficacy of Pettibone's stove, a letter of Benjamin Henry Latrobe to Daniel Pettibone, Pettibone's petition to Congress, and his estimate of the costs of heating certain rooms in the Capitol. Government document: House document (United States. Congress. House); 14th Congress, 2nd session, no. 90.
Shaw & Shoemaker 42721. Removed from a nonce volume. Lightly pencilled librarian's notation on title-page. Chip out of fore-margin of pp. 9/10 (not affecting text). Very good. (Inventory #: 18433)