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FRANCIS BARBER OGDEN (1783-1857)
FRANCIS BARBER OGDEN (1783-1857) 
American inventor, Aide-de-Camp to Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans.

He was a pioneer in the field of nautical steam engines - in 1837 the first boat powered by a screw propeller was named in his honor. Partially printed consular document concerning a shipload of goods bound for Philadelphia from Liverpool, where Ogden was US Consul. Dated September 19, 1834, and signed "Fras B. Ogden."


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