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Boulton, Matthew 1728-1809

Overview
Works: 156 works in 329 publications in 2 languages and 4,272 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Biography  Archives  Patents  Trials, litigation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Records and correspondence  Microform catalogs 
Roles: Author, Former owner, Collector
Classifications: TJ461, 621.1
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Most widely held works about Matthew Boulton
 
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Most widely held works by Matthew Boulton
The selected papers of Boulton & Watt by Matthew Boulton( Book )

13 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arguments of the judges in two causes relating to the letters patent granted to James Watt, engineer, for his method of lessening the consumption of steam and fuel in fire engines by James Watt( Book )

5 editions published between 1799 and 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Industrial revolution, a documentary history by Matthew Boulton( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The material in Part 4 covers subject files for the period ca. 1760-1840 on Albion Mill, Birmingham Commercial Committee and the Chamber of Manufacturers, Boulton and Watt's industrial companies and business empire. These records provide much information on the business history of Matthew Boulton's enterprises, showing how ideas and inventions were implemented. They demonstrate how Boulton used his capital to build up a diverse portfolio of companies
Mitchell-Boulton correspondence, 1787-1792, relative to coinages for South Carolina and the United States by John Hinckley Mitchell( Book )

2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soho House papers( )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Boulton's ms. account book 1797-1799, invoices, correspondence between James Watt and Boulton's son about costs relating to the rebuilding of Boulton's home, Soho House in Birmingham, and later papers relating to the sale of Soho House in 1860
Industrial revolution a documentary history by Matthew Boulton( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The material in Part 3 brings together engineering drawings for Watt engines of the "sun and planet type". The material is made available under geographical headings to facilitate regional comparisons, analysis of distribution of engine types and methods of use and employment. Most of the drawings are dated between 1782 and 1800. The material enables scholars to make a thorough assessment of technical developments and engine design between 1775 and 1800 and reflects the dominance of the "sun and planet type" during this period. It includes information on key figures involved in the manufacture and commercial application of the engines
"Sword or surplice?" A play in one act by Matthew Boulton( Book )

3 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Boulton and the toymakers : silver from the Birmingham Assay Office ; 15th-26th November, 1982 ; catalogue of an exhibition at Goldsmith's Hall by Birmingham Assay Office( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents relative to an Investigation of the manner in which the funeral of the late Matthew Boulton, Esq. was furnished by Matthew BOULTON( Book )

3 editions published in 1811 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Industrial revolution : a documentary history by Matthew Boulton( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The material in Part 7 comprises correspondence with many prominent contemporaries including Samuel Garbett (Chairman of the Birmingham Commercial Committee); William Matthews (Matthew Boulton's main London agent and banker); John Rennie (civil engineer); John Scale (partner with Matthew Boulton in the Soho Manufactory); Thomas Williams (of the Paris Mine Company, who also had works in Anglesea and Swansea); James Wyatt (architect); Samuel Wyatt (architect, who worked on Soho house for Matthew Boulton, on Heathfield Hall for James Watt and, with his brothers George and James Wyatt, on Albion Mill) and John Wyatt (agent in London for Bolton & Fothergill)
Industrial revolution : a documentary history( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capital and steam-power: 1750-1800 by John Lord( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a paper written in 1923 by John Lord about the invention of the steam engine and its introduction into industry. Notes that the paper is provided online by the University of Rochester Department of History in New York State
An exhibition of ormolu : the work of Matthew Boulton : June 1974 by Nicholas Goodison( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An sár-ghadaidhe : dráma by Matthew Boulton( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in Irish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short statement by Matthew Boulton( Book )

1 edition published in 1792 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short statement, on the part of Messrs. Boulton and Watt : in opposition to Mr. Jonathan Hornblower's application to Parliament for an act to prolong the term of his patent by Matthew Boulton( Book )

1 edition published in 1792 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Industrial revolution : a documentary history by Matthew Boulton( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The material in Part 8 consists of Muirhead III and IV
Matthew Boulton : selling what all the world desires( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how Boulton, a Birmingham "toy"--Maker producing buttons, buckles and silverware, went into business with James Watt and exported Boulton & Watt steam engines all over the world. His determination to discourage counterfeiters led to a contract to manufacture British coinage at his mint, and his ormolu ornaments decorated aristocratic drawing rooms
[Letter], Birmingham by Samuel Garbett( Book )

5 editions published between 1797 and 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. letter written by Samuel Garbett, addressed to: Matthew Boulton Esq., at Mrs. Matthews's, London Street, Fenchurch Street, London. It concerns the price of iron, and the taxes on silver manufactures and their effect on the cost of watches and watch chains
Soho House papers( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Boulton's ms. account book 1797-1799, invoices, correspondence between James Watt and Boulton's son about costs relating to the rebuilding of Boulton's home, Soho House in Birmingham, and later papers relating to the sale of Soho House in 1860
 
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The selected papers of Boulton & Watt
Alternative Names
Matthew Boulton

Matthew Boulton angol mechanikus

Matthew Boulton Brits ondernemer

Matthew Boulton englischer Ingenieur und Unternehmer

Matthew Boulton imprenditore britannico

Болтон, Мэттью

מת'יו בולטון

മാത്യു ബോൾട്ടൻ

매슈 볼턴

マシュー・ボールトン

马修·博尔顿

Languages
English (188)

Irish (1)

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