This is the most significant archive extant of manuscript materials by and about the prolific English inventor and technologist
William Congreve and his family.
Sir William Congreve, 2nd Baronet KCH FRS (1772-1828) was an English inventor and rocket artillery pioneer distinguished for
his development and deployment of Congreve rockets, and a Tory Member of Parliament (MP). He was son of Lt. General Sir William
Congreve, 1st Baronet (1742-1814), the Comptroller of the Royal Laboratories at the Royal Arsenal.
116 items in 2 boxes
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