USNM Receives Ellicott Memorabilia

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Summary

The Division of History receives a pocket slate used by Andrew Ellicott while surveying the city of Washington in 1791. It is presented to the United States National Museum by Charles Ellicott of Danville, Virginia.

Subject

  • Ellicott, Andrew 1754-1820
  • Ellicott, Charles
  • United States National Museum Division of History
  • United States National Museum

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

"Local Notes," 1/16/1917, p. 2

Contact information

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

Date

1917

Topic

Accessions

Place

Washington (D.C.)

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