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Stevens, Robert Livingston

Ellsworth S. Grant

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.1301586

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Stevens, Robert Livingston (18 October 1787–20 April 1856), engineer, inventor, and naval architect, was born on his father’s estate, “Castle Point,” in Hoboken, New Jersey, the son of John Stevens, an inventor, and Rachel Cox. His name reflected the close association between his father and Chancellor ...

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Subjects: Engineering and Technology ; Transport Technology and Trades ; Transport

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