Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes, 1861

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Summary

  • Present: James A. Pearce, Stephen A. Douglas, William H. English, and Joseph G. Totten. Also Present: Joseph Henry. Members not present were John C. Breckinridge, Roger B. Taney, James G., Berret, James M. Mason, Lucius J. Gartrell, Benjamin Stanton, Alexander Dallas Bache, and George E. Badger.
  • The Secretary read the appendix to his annual report. The Secretary presented several letters relative to aerial navigation in answer to the communication of Mr. Lowe. The Board then adjourned sine die.

Subject

  • Berret, James Gabriel
  • English, William Hayden
  • Gartrell, Lucius Jeremiah
  • Mason, James Murray
  • Stanton, Benjamin 1809-1872
  • Totten, Joseph Gilbert 1788-1864
  • Pearce, James Alfred
  • Douglas, Stephen Arnold
  • Bache, A. D (Alexander Dallas) 1806-1867
  • Breckinridge, John C (John Cabell) 1821-1875
  • Lowe, T. S. C (Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt) 1832-1913
  • Taney, Roger Brooke 1777-1864
  • Badger, George Edmund 1795-1866
  • Regents Smithsonian Institution
  • Board of Regents

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • Regents Minutes
  • Board of Regents - Minutes of Meetings, 1846-

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Board of Regents Vol. 1 (Bound volume)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 900 Jefferson Drive, SW, Washington, D.C. 20013-7012, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1879
  • February 22, 1861

Topic

  • Airplanes
  • Letters

Form/Genre

Board of Regents

Physical description

Number of pages: 00; Page numbers: 0-000

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