Joseph Henry's Letter to Thomas Hun (February 24, 1869)
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Letter from Joseph Henry, first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, to Dr. Thomas Hun, a physician and community leader from Albany, New York, who had been a classmate of Henry's at the Albany Academy. In the February 24, 1869, letter, Henry asks that Hun consider having Dr. F. G. Lemercier deliver his lecture on anatomy and physiology in Albany. He also informs Hun of the transfer of the Smithsonian Institution Library's holdings to the Library of Congress.
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The accompanying PDF contains SIA2011-2792 and SIA2011-2793, which are pages scanned from the edited transcript of the original version and notes in the Joseph Henry Papers Volume 11, pages 227-228 (Document 111).
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
February 24, 1869
SIA2012-6794 and SIA2012-6795
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