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John Ericsson papers

Identifier: MSS 376
Overview John Ericsson was a Swedish-American inventor and mechanical engineer. He is perhaps best known for designing the Civil War ship U.S.S. Monitor, an ironclad warship with a revolutionary rotating turret. The John Ericsson papers consists of two letter-size folders of material and one oversize indenture. Included are letters, 1853-1879, written by Ericsson, primarily addressed to John O. Sargent.

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  • Subject: Inventors -- United States X
  • Names: Sargent, John Osborne, 1811-1891 X