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Boulton, Matthew 1728-1809

Overview
Works: 182 works in 370 publications in 1 language and 3,969 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Biography  Archives  Patents  Trials, litigation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Records and correspondence  Microform catalogs 
Roles: Author, Performer, Collector, Former owner
Classifications: TS140.B68, 739.2
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Most widely held works about Matthew Boulton
 
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The selected papers of Boulton & Watt by Matthew Boulton( Book )

15 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 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 )

15 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

Ormolu: the work of Matthew Boulton by Nicholas Goodison( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 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 )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The notebooks and papers in Part 6 are a good source of information for all branches of James Watt's family. Letters to and from his second wife, Ann Watt and his son, James Watt, junior, ca. 1772-1806, provide a wealth of detail on business matters, political affairs, travel, health, social gossip and the responsibilities of landed estates. This is a fine source for social historians of the period, with several generations of an important family discussing trade, economics, politics and social affairs with much additional comment on health, medicine, travel, household goods, carpets and furnishings, tree planting and the family estates
Industrial revolution : a documentary history( Book )

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

The end of liturgy : Karl Barth, Martin Luther, and a theology of invocation by Matthew Boulton( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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

When it appeared in 1923, John Lord's Capital and Steam Power 1750-1800 was the first book to be based on the voluminous Boultori and Watt papers in Birmingham since the hey-day of Samuel Smiles. Although Lord's conclusions have been modified and corrected on various points, this book still remains the best short account of the significance of this classic engineering partnership which bulks so large in the history of technology and of the Industrial Revolution in Britain. ""Mr. Lord's Capital and Steam Power 1750-1800 is an important contribution to economic history ... His introductory sketch
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 )

2 editions published in 1792 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[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
[Letter], Soho by Matthew Boulton( Book )

4 editions published between 1799 and 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. letter from Matthew Boulton to Charlotte Matthews, concerning social activities and family life
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
 
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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

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Languages
English (193)

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