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Journal Article

Memoir of Daniel Treadwell

Morrill Wyman
Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
New Series, Vol. 11, No. 6, No. VII: Memoir of Daniel Treadwell (1888), pp. 325-524
DOI: 10.2307/25058059
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Page Count: 203

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Notes and References

This item contains 20 references.

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    Boston Journal of Philosophy and the Arts, Vol. I. p. 578.
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    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Kerausdren, in 1839.
    • " Mémoires Ponts et Chaussées," Vol. XL, 1836 and 1843.
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    Boston Journal of Philosophy and the Arts, Vol. II. p. 493.
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    Charles Francis Adams, Jr., p. 266.
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    Joel Abbott, U. S. N., June 15, 1840.
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    " Notice succincte sur un Canon Perfectionné et sur les Procédés méchaniques employés à sa Fabrication, par Daniel Treadwell. Tra- duction de M. Rieffel, Professeur de Sciences appliquées à l'Ecole d'Artillerie de Vincennes." Paris, 1848.
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    Harper's Weekly, April 2, 1887.
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    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Notes on the Construction of Ordnance, No. 21, p. 16.
    • " Fabrication of Cannon in Russia, by Lieut. Michel Levitzky, Russian Navy." Washington, May 14, 1883.
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    Life of Longfellow, Vol. II. p. 398.
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    Memoirs of Academy, Vol. IX., 1864.
  • Memoirs of the American Academy, Vol. IX,, New Series, 1864.
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    Daniel Treadwell vs. Robert P. Parrott, United States Circuit Court, Southern District of New York, 1864.
  • Mr. Howard's Report of Joint Committee on Ordnance to Senate, February 15,1869, page 217.
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    Professor Huxley, in " The Reign of Queen Victoria," Vol. II. p. 325, London, 1887.
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    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • u On the Practicability of constructing Cannon of Great Calibre, capable of enduring long continued Use under full Charges," Memoirs of the American Academy, 1856.
    • Notes on the Construction of Ordnance, No. 21, Washington, May 14, 1883, p. 8.
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    This reference contains 3 citations:
    • "On the Construction of Improved Ordnance as proposed in a Letter to the Secretaries of War and of the Navy, and the Chiefs of the Bureaus of Engineers and of Ordnance of the United States," by Daniel Tread- well. Cambridge, 1862.
    • "Gun-making in the United States, by Cap- tain Rogers Birnie, Jr., Ordnance Department, U. S. Army." Monograph VIII., Military Service Institution, New York, 1888, p. 54.
    • Report of the Chief of Ordnance for 1882 (twenty years after Mr. Tread- well's publication), p. 124.
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    Proceedings of the Academy, Vol. VII. p. 144.
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    Proceedings of the American Academy, September 11,1866, Vol. VII. p. 412.
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    Traite Théorique et Pratique des Machines Locomotives, pp. 101,108, Paris, 1835
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    Mr. N. N. Forney, in his book on Locomotives, says(1886)