Robert M. Patterson's Letter to Joseph Henry (January 27, 1841)

ID: SIA2012-2847

Creator: Joseph Henry Papers Project

Form/Genre: Document

Date: January 27, 1841

Citation: Reingold, Nathan, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 5, The Princeton Years: January 1841-December 1843 (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1985), 6-7

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Summary

Letter from Robert M. Patterson, president of the American Philosophical Society, to Joseph Henry, then a professor at Princeton University and later first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, January 27, 1841. In the letter, Patterson informs Henry that he has been appointed as one of the Commissioners to attend the next Annual Assay at the United States Mint and invites Henry to attend the meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Subject

  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • United States Mint
  • American Philosophical Society
  • Princeton University

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The accompanying PDF contains SIA2012-3038 and SIA2012-3039, which are pages scanned from the edited transcript of the original version and notes in the Joseph Henry Papers Volume 5, pages 6-7.

Contained within

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7001, Box 8, Folder: 1 - January-March 1841
  • Reingold, Nathan, et al, eds., The Papers of Joseph Henry, Volume 5, The Princeton Years: January 1841-December 1843 (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1985), 6-7

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

January 27, 1841

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Topic

  • Letters
  • Secretaries

Place

Philadelphia (Pa.)

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2012-2847

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Color ; Size: 8w x 10h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper

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