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Robert L. Stevens signed Deed

Inv# AU1223A
Robert L. Stevens signed Deed
State(s): New Jersey
Years: 1847

Deed between Robert L. Stevens, Robert F. Stockton and Robert Morton, MD signed by Robert L. Stevens.

Robert Livingston Stevens
Shipbuilder, Inventor. Aided his father in building ferryboat Juliana, (inaugurating world’s 1st steam-ferry system) 1811. Leader in profession of naval architecture who designed and build at least 20 steamboats and ferries. He introduced a forced-draft firing system under boilers, the split paddle wheel, and “hog-framing” for boats.

President and Chief Engineer of the Camden and Amboy Railroad (C&A) in the 1830s and 1840s. When the John Bull steam locomotive arrived on the C&A property, it was originally named Stevens in his honor.

Col. Robert L. Stevens invented the flanged T rail which has become universally used in America and in most of the world.

Condition: Excellent
Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic.
Price: $520.00