Richard Rush

ID: 74-10730

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Engraving

Date: c. 1830

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 19, Folder: 45

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Summary

Richard Rush (1780-1859), lawyer and diplomat, served as United States Special Agent to acquire James Smithson's bequest for the United States by prosecuting the suit in British Court of Chancery.

Subject

  • Rush, Richard 1780-1859
  • British Court of Chancery

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 19, Folder: 45

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1830

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Smithson Bequest
  • Law
  • Diplomacy
  • United States Special Agent
  • SI, Early History
  • Lawyers
  • Diplomats
  • Estates (Law)
  • Legislation

Place

Great Britain

Form/Genre

  • Engraving
  • Portraits

ID Number

74-10730

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 3.75w x 5h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Engraving

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