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This is part of the large inventory for the American Philosophical Society Archives. For complete information concerning this collection, please view the Collection Description.

Scope and content

Due to the size of Record Group II of APS Archives, the content has been divided into multiple inventories. Please follow the links below to browse the inventories.

APS Archives. Record Group IIa1743-18061.0 section
APS Archives. Record Group IIb1807-18251.0 section
APS Archives. Record Group IIc1826-18361.0 section
APS Archives. Record Group IId1837-18441.0 section
APS Archives. Record Group IIe1845-18651.0 section
APS Archives. Record Group IIf1866-18861.0 section
APS Archives. Record Group IIg1887-18911.0 section
APS Archives. Record Group IIh1892-18961.0 section
APS Archives. Record Group IIi18971.0 section
APS Archives. Record Group IIj1898-1988, Undated1.0 section



Detailed Inventory
Papers
  
Espy, James P., (James Pollard), 1785-1860.
Receipt to John Vaughan for the Magellanic prize money
Jan. 6, 18374x8

Philadelphia, D.S. 1p.and end.

General physical description: 4x8

Asiatic Society of Bengal.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Jan. 7, 183710x8

Calcutta, L.S.: J. Prinsep. 1p. Forwards publication.

General physical description: 10x8

Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Jan. 7, 18378x5

A.L.S. 1p.and add.and end. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 8x5

Royal Irish Academy.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Jan. 9, 183710x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Jos.H.Singer. 1p.and add.,end. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 10x8

Richards, Benjamin Wood, 1797-1851.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Jan. 11, 183710x8

Philadelphia, A.L.S. 1p. and end. Forwards volume.

General physical description: 10x8

Royal Society (Great Britain)..
Letter to the Secretary of the American Philosophical Society
Jan. 11, 183710x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Chas. Konig. 1p.and end. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 10x8

Roux de Rochelle, Jean Baptiste Gaspard, 1762-1849.
Letter to Peter S. Du Ponceau
January 15, 1837 

Paris, Translation of letter (by P. S. Du Ponceau), 2p. and end. Acknowledges election to membership in the Society. Refers to Franklin. FILM 54-67 FRAME 77. General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 1/2"

Roux de Rochelle, Jean Baptiste Gaspard, 1762-1849.
Letter to J.K. Kane,
January 19, 18377 3/4" x 10 1/4"

secretary of the A.P.S. Paris, A.L.S. 1p. and end. In French. Acknowledges election to membership in the Society.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 10 1/4"

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia
Jan. 28, 183710x8

London, L.S. 1p. and add.,end. Forwards publication from the royal society.

General physical description: 10x8

Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce. (Great Britain).
Letter to the Secretary of the American Philosophical Society
Feb. 3, 18379-1/2x8

A.L.S.: Arthur Aikin. 1p.and end. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 9-1/2x8

American Philosophical Society.
List of documents deposited in the Bank of the United States on account of the American Philosophical Society,
February 16, 18377 7/8" x 12"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D. Deeds, loans, bonds, mortgages, insurance policies, receipts.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 12"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred the paper entitled "Observations on bills of mortality . . . " [by James Mease, Philadelphia],
February 17, 18377 3/4" x 13"

6 pp. and endorsement. D.S.: G[eorge] Emerson, N[athaniel] Chapman, B[enjamin] R. Morgan. Publication not recommended. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 699.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 13"

McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Feb. 18, 183710x8

Philadelphia, L.S.: Tho. L. McKenney and James Hale and Edwd C. Biddle. 1p. and end. Forwards publication.

General physical description: 10x8

Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce. (Great Britain).
Letter to the Secretary of the American Philosophical Society
Feb. 25, 18379-1/2x8

A.L.S.: Arthur Aikin. 1p.and add.,end. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 9-1/2x8

American Philosophical Society. Library.
List of books needed to complete sets of journals;
Feb., [1840]8-1/2x8

or later. D. 1p. Not found May, 2011.

General physical description: 8-1/2x8

Cadwalader, Thomas, 1779-1841.
Letter to John Vaughan;
March 1, 183710x8

Philadelphia, A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. Forwards volumes from Granville Penn.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Resolution authorizing the historical and literary committee to publish DuPonceau's paper on Chinese languages;
March 3, 18378x5

D. 1p.and end.

General physical description: 8x5

American Philosophical Society.
Resolutions concerning the committee on the observatory,
March 3, 18377 5/8" x 8 1/2"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D.

General physical description: 7 5/8" x 8 1/2"

American Philosophical Society. Committee on finance.
Report . . . [Philadelphia],
March 3, 18374 7/8" x 7 7/8"

2 pp. and endorsement. D.S.: Clement C. Biddle, George Ord. As to the investment of $1,300, $1,056.67 of which was realized on Joseph Priestley's bond.

General physical description: 4 7/8" x 7 7/8"

Zoological Society of London.
Letter to the Secretary of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia;
March 10, 183710x8

London, L.S.: Wm. Yarrell. 1p. and add. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 10x8

United States. Dept. of State.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
March 14, 183710x8

L.S.: John Forsyth. 1p. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Judge Gibson's paper on U.S.geology;
March 17, 183713x8

D.S.: Thos.Nuttall, Isaac Lea and Henry D. Rogers. 5p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.701.

General physical description: 13x8

Brigham, William, 1806-1869.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
March 17, 183710x8

Boston, A.L.S. 3p. and add. Friendly letter. Concerning donation.

General physical description: 10x8

McIlvaine, William, 1786-1854.
Letter to Peter S. Duponceau, president of the A.P.S.;
March 17, 18378" x 10"

Philadelphia, A.L.S. 1p. and add. Resigns from Committee of finance.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
March 19, 183710x7-1/2

Washington, A.L.S. 2p.and add.,end. Glad the society likes his gift. Will sit for Sully whenever Sully comes to Washington. This item had been bound in Donation Book, Vol.I, date: Sept. 17, 1830.

General physical description: 10x7-1/2

DeKay, J. E..
Letter to John Vaughan,
March 22, 18378" x 10"

New York, 1 p., address and endorsement. The Lyceum of Natural History inquires as to the cost of a complete set of the Transactions of the A.P.S.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Scarlett, Samuel.
Receipt to the American Philosophical Society for restoration of picture;
March 22, 18374-1/2x7-1/2

Philadelphia, D.S. 1p.

General physical description: 4-1/2x7-1/2

Burrowes, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry), 1805-1871.
Letter to John Vaughan,
March 27, 18378" x 9 7/8"

Secretary's Office, Harrisburg, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Will forward school reports to the A.P.S. "Nothing has yet been determined relative to the Historical Records ..."

General physical description: 8" x 9 7/8"

Macedo, Joaquim José da Costa de, 1777-1867.
Letter to Charles D. Meigs;
March 30, 183710x8

Lisbon, A.L.S. 2p. In French. Acknowledges membership in the APS.

General physical description: 10x8

Macedo, Joaquim José da Costa de, 1777-1867.
Letter to Charles D. Meigs;
March 30, 183710x8

A.L.S. 1p.and end. In French. Acknowledges membership in APS.

General physical description: 10x8

Macedo, Joaquim José da Costa de, 1777-1867.
Letter to John Vaughan
March 30, 183710x8

Lisbon, A.L.S. 3p.and end. In French. Thanks for membership to the APS. Friendly letter.

General physical description: 10x8

Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851.
Letter to John Vaughan,
March 31, 18377 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Washington, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. "It cannot but be highly gratifying to me to find that the collection I was enabled to make and to present to our society is so highly appreciated."

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 3/4"

American Philosophical Society.
List of books,
March, 18377 3/4" x 12 1/2"

[together with number of volumes and prices thereof. Philadelphia, --, 2 pp. D.]

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 12 1/2"

Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856.
Letter to John Vaughan,
April 3, 18377 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Boston, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. With regard to missing third volume of A.P.S. Transactions. Is going abroad in May, and would like letters of introduction to scientific men in France.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Pedersen, Peder, 1774-1851.
Letter to the President of the American Philosophical Society,
April 8, 18377 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Copenhagen, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Sends to the A.P.S.: thirteenth and fourteenth volumes of Hansen's work on public buildings in Denmark.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 7/8"

American Philosophical Society.
Letter to the Secretary of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
April 10, 18379-1/4x7-1/4

Philadelphia, Xerox of Printed L. filled in in ms.S.: Franklin Bache. 1p.and end. (From original in Magyar Tudományos Akademia Konyvtara;1968.) Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 9-1/4x7-1/4

Ingersoll, Charles Jared, 1782-1862.
Letter to John Vaughan,
April 14, 18375" x 8"

Secretary of A.P.S., ----, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents old maps to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
Statement of accounts with the American Philosophical Society, December 31, 1836 - April 14, 1837
April 14, 1837 

Philadelphia. Document signed: Jacob Snider, Jr. 1 p.

Parker, Daniel, 1782-1846.
Letter to John Vaughan,
April 18, 18377 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Withdraws deposit of herbarium of the late Z[accheus] Collins from the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Wilder, W. V. (?).
Letter to A. G. Jaudon;
April 22, 183710x8

New York, A.L.S. 2p.and enc.of bill of lading from Hottinguer & Co.and end. Forwards parcel to John Vaughan.

General physical description: 10x8

Harvard University.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia;
April 24, 183710x8

Cambridge, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Josiah Quincy and Thaddeus William Harris. 1p. and add.,end. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 10x8

Asiatic Society of Bengal.
Letter to John Vaughan;
April 26, 183710x8

L.S.: J. Prinsep. 1p., end. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 10x8

Parker, Daniel, 1782-1846.
Letter to John Vaughan,
April, 18375" x 7 3/4"

[Philadelphia], --, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Order to deliver the herbarium of the late Z[accheus] Collins, deposited with A.P.S. in 1834, to C. S. Rafinesque.

General physical description: 5" x 7 3/4"

Société de géographie (France).
Letter to the President of the American Philosophical Society of Philadelphia,
May 1, 18378 7/8" x 13 3/8"

Paris, 1 p. and endorsement. L.S.: Roux de Rochelle. (In French.) Forwards to the A.P.S.: Société de Géographie, Memoirs, V.

General physical description: 8 7/8" x 13 3/8"

Tucker, George, 1775-1861.
Letter to John K. Kane,
May 2, 18377 3/8" x 8 7/8"

Secretary of the A.P.S., University of Virginia, 1 p. and endorsements. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 8 7/8"

Winthrop, Thomas L. (Thomas Lindall), 1760-1841.
Letter to J[ohn] K. Kane,
May 2, 18378" x 9 5/8"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Boston, 1p. and endorsements. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 8" x 9 5/8"

American Philosophical Society. Committee on the library.
Report . . . [Philadelphia],
May 5, 18377 3/4" x 9"

1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: G[eorge] Ord, Isaac Hays, Charles Pickering. In re the books purchased by George Ord in Paris.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9"

Bachman, John, 1790-1874.
Letter to John Vaughan, Charleston,
May 8, 18377 3/4" x 9 7/8"

1 p. and address. A.L.S. Sends specimens of natural history, together with a communication, to A.P.S. See Minutes, May 19, 1837, in Pro. XXII, pt. 3, 704.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Morelli, Chevalier Domenico de.
Letter to John Waughan [sic], Philadelphia;
May 11, 183710x-1/2x8-1/2

Philadelphia, A.L.S. 1p.and end. Thanks for publications and will forward them to the king of Sicily.

General physical description: 10x-1/2x8-1/2

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
Receipt to the American Philosophical Society for payment for books purchased by George Ord
May 11, 18376x8

A.D.S. 1p.and end.

General physical description: 6x8

Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866.
Letter to John K. Kane,
May 16, 18377 13/16" x 9 11/16"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Cambridge, Mass., 1 p. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society. Printed: A.P.S. Proceedings, v.99, no.6,p.369.

General physical description: 7 13/16" x 9 11/16"

Winthrop, Thomas L. (Thomas Lindall), 1760-1841.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
May 16, 183710x8

Boston, A.L.S. 1p.and add. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 10x8

Chitty, John.
Receipt to the American Philosophical Society for casts of fossil bones;
May 24, 18373-1/2x8

D.S. 1p. In hand of J.Vaughan.

General physical description: 3-1/2x8

Short, Charles Wilkins, 1794-1863.
Letter to John Vaughan,
May 28, 18377 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Lexington, Ky., 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Apologizes for bill of charges for the Transylvania Journal of Medicine. News of Dr. [L.] de Wette.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866.
Letter to J. K. Kane;
June 10, 18378-1/2x8

Cambridge, A.L.S. 1p., end. Enc. Sends information concerning B.Franklin and the APS. On same sheet is account of the first project of the APS by B.Franklin; by [John Vaughan, June 10, 1837]. FILM54-64 FRAME129

General physical description: 8-1/2x8

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
Account of the first project of the American Philosophical Society by B.Franklin;
June 10, 18378-1/2x8

A.D. 1p. On same sheet as letter from Jared Sparks to J.K.Kane; June 10, 1837. FILM54-64 FRAME130

General physical description: 8-1/2x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee upon John Bachman's paper,
June 16, 18375" x 8 1/8"

"Observations on the changes of colour in birds and quadrupeds," [Philadelphia], 2 pp. and endorsement. D.S.: T[itian] R. Peale, G[eorge] Ord. Recommend publication in Transactions.

General physical description: 5" x 8 1/8"

Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
June 16, 183710x7-1/2

Cambridge, A.L.S. 1p. and add.,end. Forwards works on Franklin. FILM54-64 FRAME 99

General physical description: 10x7-1/2

Warren, Jonathan Mason, 1811-1867.
Letter to John Vaughan,
June 18, 18377 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Boston, 2 pp. and address. A.L.S. With regard to missing third volume of A.P.S. Transactions.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Forsyth, John, 1780-1841.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society,
June 20, 18378" x 9 13/16"

c/o John Vaughan, Department of State, [Washington, D.C.], Sends to the A.P.S.: documents of 24 Congress, 1 session.

General physical description: 8" x 9 13/16"

Navarrete, Martín Fernández de, 1765-1844.
Letter to the President of the APS;
June 27, 183711-1/2x8-1/2

Madrid, L.S. 1p. In Spanish. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 11-1/2x8-1/2

Zoological Society of London.
Letter to the Secretary of the American philosophical society;
July 6, 183710x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Edward Charlesworth. 1p.,end. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Papers pertaining to work done on Philosophical Hall;
July 6, Nov. 15, 1837-1847 

D. 181 items. Mostly paid by John Vaughan and George Ord. These items are in two folders. One contains dates of July 1837-Dec. 1841; the other Jan. 1842-Nov. 1847. They are filed together. Various sizes.

Prichard, James C. Cowles, 1786-1848.
Letter to ----,
July 14, 18377 15/16" x 9 15/16"

Bristol, [England], 1 p. and endorsements. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 15/16" x 9 15/16"

Rönne, Friedrich Ludwig v., 1795-1865.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
July 30, 18379x7

Newport, R.I., A.L.S. 2p.and add. Will forward APS publications to Germany.

General physical description: 9x7

Abert, John James, 1788-1863.
Remarks . . .
August 1, 18377 7/8" x 9 7/8"

upon the mocking bird. ----, 4 pp. and endorsement. Com. Read, August 18, 1837. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 705.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Société de géographie (France).
Letter to the American Philosophical Society;
Aug. 6, 183713-1/4x9

Paris, L.S.: Roux de Rochelle. 1p.and end. by J.Vaughan. Thanks for Transactions received through Warden. Needs additional volume to complete series.

General physical description: 13-1/4x9

Académie des sciences (France).
Letter to the Secretary of the American Philosophical Society;
Aug. 7, 183710-1/2x8

Paris, Printed L. filled in in ms.S.: Arago. 1p.,end. In French. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 10-1/2x8

Royal Dublin Society.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Aug. 8, 18379x7

A.L.S.: Isaac Weld. 2p.and add. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 9x7

Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.
Letter to the Secretary of the American Philosophical Society;
Aug. 10, 183710x8

Berlin, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Boeckh. 1p.,end. In German. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 10x8

Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society;
Aug. 10, 183710-1/2x8

Berlin, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Boeckh. 1p.,end. In German. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 10-1/2x8

American Philosophical Society.
Book containing the laws and regulations and a list of members of the Society submitted for inspection by the secretaries,
August 18, 18378" x 9 7/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p. D.S.: Franklin Bache, J[ohn] K. Kane.

General physical description: 8" x 9 7/8"

Leslie, Charles Robert, 1794-1859.
Letter to J[ohn] K. Kane,
August 18, 18377 3/8" x 9 1/8"

Secretary to the A.P.S., London, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 9 1/8"

Société des antiquaires de France.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society
Aug. 19, 18378x5

Paris, L.S.: G. Mortomer. 1p.,end. In French. Has received publication.

General physical description: 8x5

Société asiatique (Paris, France).
Letter to the American Philosophical society;
Aug. 19, 18378-1/4x5

Paris, L.S.: Hangoumar. 1p. In French. Thanks for Transactions.which were forwarded by Warden.

General physical description: 8-1/4x5

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
Letter to Baron Roenne
Aug. 21, 183710-1/2x8-1/2

Philadelphia, A.L.S. 1p. Letterpress copy. Concerning APS publications to be forwarded abroad.

General physical description: 10-1/2x8-1/2

Saint Petersbourg academie imperiale des sciences..
Letter to the American philosophical society;
Aug. 23 - Sept. 4, 183710x8

St. Petersbourg, Printed document filled in in manuscript. Signed: Fuss. 1p. and end. In French. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 10x8

Gibbon, J. H..
Receipt to J[oh]n Vaughan for gold images from Bogatá;
Aug. 24, 18374X8

Philadelphia, D.S. 1p.and end. See also letter from Gibbon to John Vaughan; Aug. 25, 1837.

General physical description: 4X8

Rebello, José Silvestre, d. 1844.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Aug. 24, 183710x8

Rio, A.L.S. 1p.and add. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 10x8

Gibbon, J. H..
Letter to John Vaughan, ----,
August 25, 18377 3/4" x 12 3/8"

1 p. A.L.S. Concerning five gold figures, found on the site of an Indian village near Bogota, and now offered to the A.P.S. (See Minutes, August 18, 1837.)

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 12 3/8"

Coates, Reynell, 1802-1886.
Letter to Peter S. DuPonceau,
August 28, 18377 5/8" x 9 1/2"

President of the A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Transmits the thanks of the scientific corps of the U.S. Exploring Expedition for "the completion of the collection of Books required for the . . . Expedition."

General physical description: 7 5/8" x 9 1/2"

Hopkinson, Francis, 1781-1870.
Letter to John Vaughan,
September 4, 18377 15/16" x 9 13/16"

Philadelphia, 1 p. A.L.S. Presents one of the "Old Congress Chairs" to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 15/16" x 9 13/16"

Dickerson, Mahlon, 1770-1853.
Letter to Peter S. DuPonceau and others,
September 11, 18377 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Navy Department, [Washington, D.C.], 1 p. A.L.S. Returns thanks for report of the 2d., in re the South Sea Exploring Expedition.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Pickering, Charles, 1805-1878.
Letter to the President and members of the American Philosophical Society,
September 12, 18377 13/16" x 9 15/16"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Tenders his resignation from membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 13/16" x 9 15/16"

Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.
Letter to [John] Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Sept. 28, 183710x8

Berlin, L.S.: Werthe. 1p. In French. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred a paper by George W. Miller entitled,
October 6, 18378" x 9 3/4"

"A concise method of extracting the cube root," [Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: R[obert] M. Patterson, Henry Vethake, Hartman Bache. Publication not recommended.

General physical description: 8" x 9 3/4"

Société royale des antiquaires de France.
Letter to the President of the Philosophical Society of Philadelphia (sic),
October 17, 18378 1/4" x 11"

Paris, 1 p. L.S. (In French.) Forwards to the A.P.S.: Memoirs, XIII.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 11"

Zoological Society of London.
Letter to the Secretary of the American Philosophical Society;
Oct. 18, 18379x7-1/2

L.S.: Edward Charlesworth. 1p., end. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 9x7-1/2

Hornbeck, H. B..
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Oct. 21, 183710x8

New York, A.L.S. 1p. and add. Forwards publication.

General physical description: 10x8

Real Academia de la Historia.
Letter to ----;
Oct. 23, 183712x8

Madrid, L.S.: Gabriel Jose Garcia. 1p. In Spanish. Thanks for APS publications.

General physical description: 12x8

Walker, Sears Cook, 1805-1853.
Letter to John K. Kane,
October 23, 18377 5/8" x 9 5/8"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1 p. A.N.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 5/8" x 9 5/8"

United States. Dept. of State.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia;
Oct. 31, 183710x8

Washington, Printed L. filled in in ms.S.: John Forsyth. 1p. and end. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 10x8

Dunlap, Thomas, ca. 1792-1864.
Letter to John K. Kane,
November 1, 18377 3/4" x 10"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1 p. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 10"

Geological Society of London.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia;
Nov. 2, 183713-1/2x8-3/4

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: R.Hutton. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 13-1/2x8-3/4

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852.
Letter to J[ohn] K. Kane,
November 2, 18378" x 9 7/8"

Boston, 1 p. L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 8" x 9 7/8"

Jenks, William, 1778-1866.
Letter to P[eter] S. DuPonceau,
November 3, 18377 15/16" x 9 15/16"

President of the A.P.S., Boston, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 15/16" x 9 15/16"

Linnean Society of London.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Nov. 9, 18379x7

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: F.Boott. 1p.and add.,end. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 9x7

Bartlett, John Russell, 1805-1886.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Nov. 10, 183710x8

New York, A.L.S. 1p. and add. Forwards publications.from the Royal society of northern antiquities.

General physical description: 10x8

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Letter to John Vaughan,
November 10, 18378" x 9 7/8"

Amsterdam, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Relative to affairs of A.P.S.

General physical description: 8" x 9 7/8"

Cambridge Philosophical Society.
Letter to W[illia]m Vaughan, London;
Nov.13, 18379x7-1/2

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: J.S. Newlow. 1p. and add. Thanks for APS publication.

General physical description: 9x7-1/2

American Philosophical Society.
List of manuscripts presented to the American Philosophical Society
November 17, 18378" x 12"

by Lieut. [Sylvanus] Godon, U. S. Navy. [Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D. Also includes list of printed works presented by Lieut. Godon.

General physical description: 8" x 12"

Society of Antiquaries of London.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Nov. 17, 18379-3/4x8-1/4

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Nicholas Carlisle. 1p.and add.,end. "by favour of Wm.Vaughan, Esqr" Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 9-3/4x8-1/4

Thurston, James, 1806-1872.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Nov. 20, 183710x8

Boston, A.L.S. 2p., add. Friendly letter. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 10x8

Royal Society (Great Britain)..
Letter to J[ohn] Vaughan, Philadelphia
November 26, 183710x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Chas.Konig. 1p.,end. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society. Committee on publications.
Annual report . . . Philadelphia,
December 1, 18377 7/8" x 10"

2 pp. D.S.: Isaac Lea, Isaac Hays, J[oshua] Francis Fisher. Status of various A.P.S. publications; finances.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 10"

American Philosophical Society. Committee on publications.
The publication committee of the American Philosophical Society in account with Isaac Lea,
December 1, 183710 1/16" x 15 7/8"

treasurer, [Philadelphia], 1 p. and end endorsement. D.

General physical description: 10 1/16" x 15 7/8"

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan,
December 1, 18374 3/8" x 7"

Secretary of A.P.S., Paris, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards designated journals to A.P.S.; Professor [Joseph] Henry; and [William B.] Hodgson. FILM235 FRAME35

General physical description: 4 3/8" x 7"

Bachman, John, 1790-1874.
Letter to John Vaughan,
December 9, 18377 3/4" x 9 3/8"

Charleston, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. With regard to the difficulties of binding Audubon's book.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/8"

Burrowes, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry), 1805-1871.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Dec. 9, 18379-1/2x8

Harrisburg, A.L.S. 1p.and add. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 9-1/2x8

Snider, Jacob.
Receipt to John Vaughan of the American philosophical society for payment to Petty Vaughan;
Dec. 12, 183710x8

Philadelphia, D.S. 1p.

General physical description: 10x8

Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851.
Letter to George Ord,
December 19, 18377 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Hall of Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. On the subject of Mr. [John K.] Townsend's collections.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 7/8"

American Philosophical Society.
Letter to [Samuel George Morton],
December 21, 18377 7/8" x 12 1/2"

Hall of the A.P.S. [Philadelphia], 2 pp. Dr.L. Signed: Titian R. Peale. Relative position of A.P.S. and Academy of Natural Sciences with regard to John K. Townsend's collections.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 12 1/2"

Humphreys, Joshua, 1751-1838.
Attitude of George Washington toward the construction of a United States navy.
December 23, 18377 5/8" x 12 1/2"

Point Reading Farm, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, 8 pp. and endorsement. A.Com.S. Read, February 2, 1838. See Pro., I, 4.

General physical description: 7 5/8" x 12 1/2"

United States. Dept. of State.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Dec. 29, 183710x8

Washington, Printed L. filled in in ms.S.: John Forsyth. 1p., end. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 10x8

MSL-3.
List of instruments procured by Lieut.
18378" x 12 3/8"

[Charles] Wilkes for the [U. S.] Exploring Expedition. 2 pp. and endorsement. Dr.D. Unsigned.

General physical description: 8" x 12 3/8"

Snider, Jacob.
Receipt to John Vaughan;
Jan. 1, 18386-1/2x8

Philadelphia, A.D.S. 1p.and add.,end. For payment by the Society for storage on Mexican antiquities belonging to Mr. Bagely.

General physical description: 6-1/2x8

Vethake, Henry, 1792-1866.
Letter to [John Vaughan];
Jan. 9, 18387-1/2x8

A.L. in 3rd.P. 1p. Donation of books.

General physical description: 7-1/2x8

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan,
January 15, 18387" x 8 7/8"

Paris, 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Delivered specified volumes to M. Bertrand on December 10, to be forwarded to Professor [Joseph] Henry, Mr. [William B.] Hodgson, and the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7" x 8 7/8"

Talcott, Andrew, 1797-1883.
Letter to P[eter] S. DuPonceau,
January 20, 18387 15/16" x 9 15/16"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 15/16" x 9 15/16"

Townsend, John Kirk, 1809-1851.
Letter to John Vaughan,
January 20, 18387 3/4" x 9 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Sends Indian vocabularies to the A.P.S. Geological specimens and shells selected by Mr. Titian R. Peale.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Reed, Henry, 1808-1854.
Letter to J[ohn] K. Kane, Secretary of the A.P.S.,
January 22, 18387 3/8" x 10"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 10"

Torrey, John, 1796-1873.
Letter to ----,
January 24, 18387 7/8" x 9 7/8"

New York, 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Has purchased Baron Leder's(?) cabinet for the University of Michigan for the sum of $4,000. Relative to botanical paper for A.P.S. Transactions.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Académie des sciences morales et politiques (France).
Letter to the Secretary of the APS, Philadelphia;
Jan. 26, 183810x8

Paris, L.S.: Mignet. 1p. and add. In French. Forwards publication.

General physical description: 10x8

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan,
January 27, 18387" x 8 7/8"

Secretary of A.P.S., Paris, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Delivered specified volumes to M. Bertrand on December 10, to be forwarded to Professor [Joseph] Henry, Mr. [William B.] Hodgson, the A.P.S., and Dr. [Richard] Harlan.

General physical description: 7" x 8 7/8"

Davis, John Philip, 1784-1862.
Letter to J[oh]n Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Jan. 28, 183810x8

Boston, A.L.S. 1p. and add. Forwards donation. from Thomas L. Winthrop.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Mrs. Isaac Lea's paper on shells
Jan. 30, 1838 
Royal Society (Great Britain)..
Letter to the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia
Feb. 2, 183810x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: W.H.Smyth. 1p.,end. and add. Thanks for Proceedings and Transactions

General physical description: 10x8

Sullivan, William, 1774-1839.
Letter to J[ohn] K. Kane,
February 6, 18387 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Boston, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

American Philosophical Society.
Agreement made with the Horticultural society about leasing rooms in Philosophical hall;
Feb. 20, 18388" x 10"

Phila., D.S. by committees of both societies. 1p. and end.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

American Philosophical Society.
Papers pertaining, to the printing and binding of DuPonceau s volume on Chinese writing;
Feb. 21, 1838 - Aug. 23, 1845 

D. 9 items. Various sizes.

Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa.
Letter to [John] Vaughan;
Feb. 22, 183810x8

L.S.: Macedo. 2p., end. In French. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 10x8

Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa.
Letter to [John] Vaughan;
Feb. 22, 183810x8

Lisbon, L.S.: Macedo. 2p., end. In French. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 10x8

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Letter to John Vaughan
February 24, 18384 7/8" x 7 7/8"

Philadelphia, 1p. A.L.I. With regard to list of subscriptions (to A.P.S. Historical Transactions, II).

General physical description: 4 7/8" x 7 7/8"

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Letter to Mr. (George) Story
February 26, 18384 3/4" x 7 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 1p. A.L.S. Has received thirty-three out of five hundred copied (of A.P.S. Historical Transactions, II). Remainder subject to order of John Vaughan.

General physical description: 4 3/4" x 7 7/8"

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Letter to John Vaughan
February 26, 18384 7/8" x 7 7/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p. A.L. Unsigned. Handwriting that of DuPonceau. With regard to disposition of five hundred copies of "Dissertation &c." (i.e. A.P.S. Historical Transactions, II).

General physical description: 4 7/8" x 7 7/8"

Netherlands. Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Landbouw.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Feb. 27, 183813x8

The Hague, L.S.: De Koch. 2p. In Dutch.

General physical description: 13x8

Griffith, Thomas Waters, 1767-1838.
Letter to John Vaughan,
March 10, 18387 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Librarian of the A.P.S., Baltimore, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Acknowledges the receipt of his certificate of membership in the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Dunglison, Robley, 1798-1869.
Circular of joint committee on meteorology of the A.P.S. and Franklin Institute
March 20, 183820.5 cm x 25.5 cm

Requests receiver to transmit answers to questions regarding a storm which struck Philadelphia between March 16 and 19, 1838, to William Hamilton, actuary of the Franklin Institute. Signed in type by Robley Dunglison, chairman of the committee and Gouverneur Emerson, secretary. Manuscript note signed by J[ames] P. Espy and added to bottom of the circular requests reader to transmit the circular "to some persons in your district whom you think most likely to furnish the desired information."

General physical description: 20.5 cm x 25.5 cm

Other Descriptive Information: Goodman 168

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Sullivan, William, 1774-1839.
Letter to John Vaughan,
March 20, 18387 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Boston, 1 p. A.L.S. Acknowledges the receipt of his diploma of membership in the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

American Academy of Arts and Sciences..
Letter to [the Secretary of A.P.S.]
March 24, 18387 7/8" x 10"

Boston, 2 pp. D.S.: Dan[ie]l Treadwell. Resolutions adopted by American Academy of Arts and Sciences upon the death of Nathaniel Bowditch. Enclosed in A.A.A.S. to A.P.S., March 31 1838.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 10"

Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838.
Letter to [the Secretary of A.P.S.],
March 24, 18387 7/8" x 10"

Boston, 2 pp. D.S.: Dan[ie]l Treadwell. Resolutions adopted by American Academy of Arts and Sciences upon the death of Nathaniel Bowditch. Enclosed in A.A.A.S. to A.P.S., March 31, 1838.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 10"

Dalling, James.
Receipt to the American Philosophical Society;
March 27, 18383-1/2x7-1/2

D.S. 1p.,end. by John Vaughan.

General physical description: 3-1/2x7-1/2

Faries, Robert.
Letter to Peter S. DuPonceau,
March 27, 18387 13/16" x 9 3/4"

President of A.P.S., Williamsport, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards plans of a lock, for canals or backwater navigation, to be considered for Extra-Magellanic premium.

General physical description: 7 13/16" x 9 3/4"

American Academy of Arts and Sciences..
Letter to the Secretary of A.P.S.
March 31, 18387 7/8" x 10"

Boston, 1 p. and address. L.S.: Jno. Pickering. The American Academy of Arts and Sciences forwards resolutions passed upon death of its president, Nathaniel Bowditch.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 10"

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to John Vaughan
April 5, 18387 11/16" x 9 5/8"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Has received parcel for Mr. John Wright. Sends parcels from Astronomical Society, Royal Asiatic Society, and himself to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 11/16" x 9 5/8"

Haswell and Barrington.
Letter to John Vaughan;
April 6, 183810x8

L. 1p. and add. Forwards donation.

General physical description: 10x8

Ingersoll, Charles Jared, 1782-1862.
Letter to Franklin Bache,
April 6, 18387 7/8" x 9 5/8"

Secretary of A.P.S., [Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Reason for delay in preparation of an obituary notice of James Madison.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 5/8"

Physick, Philip Syng, 1768-1837.
Letter to John Vaughan,
April 6, 18387 7/8" x 10 1/8"

Philadelphia, 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S. an old press for affixing seals and a theodolite.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 10 1/8"

Martínez, Juan José.
Letter to John Vaughan,
April 8, 18388" x 10"

Librarian of A.P.S., New York, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of books directed to Dr. Martin F. de Navarrete.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Harvard University.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
April 11, 183810x8

Cambridge, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Josiah Quincy, pres. and Thaddeus William Harris Librarian. 1p.and add.: (Care of John Vaughan), end. Thanks for Trans.of Hist...committee.

General physical description: 10x8

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Letter to John Vaughan
April 12, 18387 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Suggests that entire first part of Dr. [Robert] Morrison's Chinese dictionary be ordered.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866.
Letter to Franklin Bache,
April 13, 18387 3/4" x 9 5/8"

Secretary of A.P.S., Cambridge, Mass., 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Regarding his memoir on Dr. [Abiel] Holmes. Eighth volume of Franklin's Writings in the press. FILM54-61 FRAME133

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 5/8"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred the paper of Sears C. Walker,
April 20, 18387 7/8" x 9 3/8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. D.S.: R[obert] M. Patterson, Henry Vethake. Report in favor of publication in the Transactions.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 3/8"

Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858.
Letter to the President of the A.P.S. Philadelphia,
April 20, 183810x7-1/2

A.L.S. 1p. Donates the chair Jefferson used to write the Declaration. Film 199 Frame 215

General physical description: 10x7-1/2

Pattison, Charles.
Letter to the members of the American Philosophical Society,
April 21, 18387 3/4" x 9 3/8"

----, 5 pp., address and endorsement. A.Com.S. Ideas regarding religion.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/8"

Breck, Samuel, 1771-1862.
Letter to John K. Kane,
April 23, 18387 1/2" x 9 13/16"

Secretary to the A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 1/2" x 9 13/16"

Harris, William, 1792-1861.
Letter to John K. Kane,
April 23, 18388" x 10"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859.
Letter to Franklin Bache, Secretary of the A.P.S.,
April 28, 18387 9/16" x 9 13/16"

Boston 1 p. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 9/16" x 9 13/16"

Wayland, Francis, 1796-1865.
Letter to J[ohn] K. Kane,
April 28, 18387 3/4" x 9 1/2"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Providence, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 1/2"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee appointed to confer with John K. Townsend on the subject of the natural history collections made by him,
April 30, 18385 1/4" x 7 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 2 pp. D.S.: G[eorge] Ord, R[obert] M. Patterson, T[itian] R. Peale. Consider that Mr. Townsend has failed to fulfil the terms of his contract.

General physical description: 5 1/4" x 7 7/8"

Thayer, Sylvanus, 1785-1872.
Letter to John K. Kane,
April 30, 18387 1/2" x 10"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Boston, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society. FILM403 FRAME13-1

General physical description: 7 1/2" x 10"

Legaré, Hugh Swinton, 1797-1843.
Letter to J[ohn] K. Kane,
May 1, 18387 1/2" x 9 13/16"

Washington 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 1/2" x 9 13/16"

Young, Alexander, 1800-1854.
Letter to John Vaughan;
May 2, 183810x8

Boston, A.L.S. 1p. Forwards publication.

General physical description: 10x8

Asiatic Society of Bengal.
Letter to J[ohn] Vaughan;
May 3, 183810x8

Calcutta, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: J.Prinsep. 1p. Thanks for Publications from the APS.

General physical description: 10x8

Barton, J. Rhea (John Rhea), 1794-1871.
Letter to the president and members of the A.P.S.;
May 4, 18388" x 10"

Philadelphia, A.L.S. 1p. Declines membership in the Society.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan;
May 4, 18389x7

A.L.S. 1p. Thanks for publications. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 9x7

Académie royale des sciences, des lettres et des beaux-arts de Belgique.
Letter to the President of the American philosophical society;
May 5, 183810-1/4x8-1/2

Brussels, L.S.: Quetelet. 1p.,end. In French. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 10-1/4x8-1/2

Gordon, O. H..
Letter to John Vaughan,
May 5, 18387 5/8" x 9 5/8"

New York, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards two copies of W. H. Medhurst's Chinese dictionary, one for Mr. Vaughan and one for the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 5/8" x 9 5/8"

Eyriès, Alexandre.
Letter to J[oh]n Vaughan,
May 8, 18388 1/8" x 10 3/4"

Havre, 1 p. and address. L.S. (In French.) Acknowledges receipt of several copies of a work on the Chinese language by Mr. [Peter S.] DuPonceau.

General physical description: 8 1/8" x 10 3/4"

Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (France).
Letter to John Vaughan;
May 8, 18388x5

L.S.: H. Prévost 1p.,end. by D.B.Warden and add. In French. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 8x5

Society of Antiquaries of London.
Letter to John Vaughan;
May 11, 18389-3/4x8

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Nicholas Carlisle. 1p.,end. Thanks for Trans.of Historical...committee.

General physical description: 9-3/4x8

Society of Antiquaries of London.
Letter to John Vaughan;
May 14, 183810x8

London, L.S.: Nicholas Carlisle. 1p. Forwards volumes.

General physical description: 10x8

Zoological Society of London.
Letter to John Vaughan;
May 14, 18389-3/4x7-3/4

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Edw.Charlesworth. 1p.,end. Thanks for Trans.of Historical...committee.

General physical description: 9-3/4x7-3/4

Eyriès, Alexandre.
Statement of shipments to John Vaughan from David Bailie Warden;
May 15, Sept. 20, 183810-1/2x8

D.S. 1p.,end.by P.S.DuPonceau, for payment to Eyriès,and end. In French.

General physical description: 10-1/2x8

Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (France).
Letter to [David Bailie] Warden;
May 18, 183810-1/4x8

Paris, L.S.: Cordier, E.Cherveul and Valenciennes. 1p.,end. In French. Thanks him for forwarding publications, among which was the APS Transactions.

General physical description: 10-1/4x8

East India Company.
Letter to Petty Vaughan;
May 19, 183812-3/4x8

L.S.: James A. McCall. 1p.,end. Asks that he inform the APS that the Historical committee Transactions has been received and that they thank the society for it.

General physical description: 12-3/4x8

Humphreys, Charles.
Letter to John Vaughan,
May 21, 18387 1/2" x 12 1/4"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Wishes to obtain copies of letters concerning first warships of U. S., written to Robert Morris, and deposited by his father with the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 1/2" x 12 1/4"

Bradford, Alden, 1765-1843.
Letter to John Vaughan,
May 22, [1838]4 7/8" x 7 3/4"

Boston, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.N.S. Forwards a copy of his Life of Rev. Dr. Mayhew, lately published.

General physical description: 4 7/8" x 7 3/4"

Société asiatique (Paris, France).
Letter to the American philosophical society;
May 23, 18388x5-1/4

Paris, L.S.: Hangoumar(?). 1p.,end. In French. Received publications through Warden.

General physical description: 8x5-1/4

Geological Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
May 24, 183815x9-1/4

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: William John Hamilton. 1p.,end. Thanks for Historical committee Transactions.

General physical description: 15x9-1/4

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
Letter to J[ohn] Vaughan, Philadelphia;
May 26, 183810x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: John Briggs. 1p. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 10x8

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to John Vaughan
May 28, 18387 3/4" x 9 3/4"

London, 2 pp., address and endorsement. L.S. Financial affairs. Mr. O. Rich sending new series of volumes from Record Office to some thirty institutions in America.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Davis, John Philip, 1784-1862.
Letter to John Vaughan,
June 3, 18387 13/16" x 10"

Boston, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of book sent to [Thomas L. ] Winthrop. Has forwarded some packages to Vaughan from Boston custom house.

General physical description: 7 13/16" x 10"

American Antiquarian Society.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
June 4, 183810x7-1/2

Worcester, Printed L. filled in in ms.S.: William Lincoln, 1p. and add. Donation of volume. On same sheet is letter from S.F.Haven to John Vaughan; June 4, 1838.

General physical description: 10x7-1/2

Haven, Samuel F. (Samuel Foster), 1806-1881.
Letter to John Vaughan;
June 4, 183810x7-1/2

Worcester, A.L.S. 1p. Will send catalogue when one is done. On same sheet as letter from Am. antiquarian society to John Vaughan; [June 4, 1838].

General physical description: 10x7-1/2

Académie des sciences (France).
Letter to the Secretary of the American philosophical society;
June 4, 183810-1/2x8

Paris, Printed L. filled in in ms.S: F. Laurent. 1p.,end.and add. In French. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 10-1/2x8

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan,
June 4, 18387" x 8 7/8"

Paris, 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Has received case of books and distributed volumes to societies and persons as instructed.

General physical description: 7" x 8 7/8"

Daubeny, Charles, 1795-1867.
Letter to John K. Kane,
June 7, 18388" x 9 7/8"

Secretary to the A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 8" x 9 7/8"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee appointed to consider the expediency of publishing from time to time a brief abstract of the proceedings of the Society,
June 15, 18388 1/8" x 9"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: Franklin Bache, Robley Dunglison, J[ohn] K. Kane. Favorable report.

General physical description: 8 1/8" x 9"

Société de géographie (France).
Letter to [John] Vaughan, Philadelphia;
June 15, 183810-1/2x8

Paris, L.S.: A. Noël des Vergers. 1p.,end.and add.: ...Monsieur Warden. In French. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 10-1/2x8

France. Direction générale des ponts et chaussées et des mines.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society;
June 16, 183810x8

Paris, L. 1p.,end. In French. Thanks for Historical committee Transactions.

General physical description: 10x8

Bellingeri, Carlo Francesco, 1789-1848.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society of Philadelphia,
June 17, 18387 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Turin, 1p. and endorsement. A.L.S. (In French.) Sends two of his medical works to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Abert, John James, 1788-1863.
Letter to J[ohn] Vaughan;
June 26, 183810x8

Washington, Forwards reports and asks question.

General physical description: 10x8

Société asiatique (Paris, France).
Letter to P[eter] S. DuPonceau, Philadelphia;
June 27, 183810-1/2x8-1/2

Paris, Printed L. filled in in ms.S.: A.Stahl. 1p.,end.and add.,end. In French. Thanks for his publications.

General physical description: 10-1/2x8-1/2

Bodisco,.
Letter to the secretary of the Philosophical society;
June 30, 18388" x 9 3/4"

Washington, L.S. 1p. In French. Transmits letter from Mr. Kupffer, member of the Academy of sciences, St. Petersburg, accompanied by meteorological and magnetic observations made by the imperial government.

General physical description: 8" x 9 3/4"

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to John Vaughan
July 2, 18387 3/4" x 9 3/4"

London, 1 p. and address. Has received a number of A.P.S. Transactions which he has forwarded as directed.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan,
July 6, 18386 15/16" x 8 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Paris, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Sends ten small brochures and two numbers of the Bulletin of the Société de Geographie to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 6 15/16" x 8 7/8"

Buchanan, James, 1791-1868.
Letter to the secretary of the Philosophical society;
July 10, 18388" x 10"

Washington, A.L.S. 1p. Sends a packet from Mr. Bodisco, Russian minister, containing the first reports of the meteorological and magnetic observations established in Russia [by Théodore de Kupffer ?].

General physical description: 8" x 10"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on paper by the Messrs. Rogers on the geology of Virginia;
July 13, 18385x8

D.S.: Charles Pickering and Philip H. Nicklin. 1p.and end. Printed: APS Transactions, n.s., V, 319 ff; VI, 347 ff and 371 ff.

General physical description: 5x8

Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia;
July 15, 183813-1/2x8-1/4

Berlin, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: J.F.Encke. 1p., end. In German. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 13-1/2x8-1/4

Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
July 15, 183810-1/2x8-1/2

Berlin, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: J.F.Encke. 1p. In German. Thanks for publications, including DuPonceau on Chinese writing and the Historical committee Transactions.

General physical description: 10-1/2x8-1/2

Leitão, João de Souza Pacheco.
Letter to Pierre[S.] DuPonceau,
July 20, 18387 1/2" x 9 3/16"

Lisbon, 1 p., address and endorsements. A.L.S. (In French.) Forwards to the A.P.S. a philosophical poem upon the struggle between liberty and tyranny.

General physical description: 7 1/2" x 9 3/16"

Edmonds, Frederic.
Letter to John Vaughan,
July 23, 18387 15/16" x 9 15/16"

Librarian of A.P.S., London, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Concerning exchange of publications with Royal Geological Society of Cornwall.

General physical description: 7 15/16" x 9 15/16"

Société des antiquaires de France.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia;
July 23, 183811x8-1/4

Paris, L.S.: A. de Lavillegille. 1p.,end.and add. In French. Thanks for Transactions of Historical committee. Asks for volumes to complete their set.of APS publications.

General physical description: 11x8-1/4

Coxe, John Redman, 1773-1864.
Letter to John Vaughan,
July 25, 18387 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Treasurer of A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests Vaughan to tender his resignation from the A.P.S. at its next meeting.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Andrews, William Winthrop.
Letter to E[lisha] K.Kane,
July 31, 18388 1/8" x 10 5/8"

Secretary of A.P.S., Malta, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards a case of shells of Malta to the A.P.S. Sends a botanical paper which he translated from the Italian to Dr. [James] Mease, for the A.P.S.

General physical description: 8 1/8" x 10 5/8"

Netherlands. Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Landbouw.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia;
July 31, 183813x7-3/4, 10x8

The Hague, L.S.: De Koch. 2p. In Dutch. ----English translation by DuPonceau. Thanks for Hist.comm.Transactions

General physical description: 13x7-3/4, 10x8

Boston Society of Natural History.
Letter to John Vaughan,
August 1, 18388" x 10"

[Boston], 1 p. and address. Pr.D.S. Statement of purposes of the Society's Journal.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Grant & Stone.
Receipt to John Vaughan for payment for fossil bones;
Aug. 10, 18384-1/2x7-1/2

Philadelphia, D.S. 1p.,end.

General physical description: 4-1/2x7-1/2

Troost, Gerard, 1776-1850.
Letter to John Vaughan,
August 13, 18387 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Librarian of A.P.S., Nashville, Tenn., 2 pp. address and endorsement. A.L.S. Inquires whether the A.P.S. would publish some of his memoirs, which, hitherto, he has been obliged to publish in France.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred the letter of Dr. Gerard Troost to [John] Vaughan,
August 13, October 5, 18387 7/8" x 12 1/2"

dated in re a series of papers on geology, [Philadelphia], 3 pp. and endorsement. D.S.: Franklin Bache, J[ohn] K. Kane, R[obert] M. Patterson. Publication declined.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 12 1/2"

Hubbard, David, 1792-1874.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Aug. 27, 183810-1/2x8-1/4

Philadelphia, A.L.S. 2p.,end.and add. States that Hawkins' sketch of the Creek Indians is is extremely accurate. Refers to the APS.

General physical description: 10-1/2x8-1/4

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Letter to John Vaughan
August 28, 18388" x 10"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests Vaughan to order W. H. Medhurst's books from Batavia, for the A.P.S. library.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Ord, George, 1781-1866.
Invoice of books purchased in Paris for the American philosophical society;
Aug. 31, 183812-1/2x8

[received,]. A.D. 2p.,end.by John Vaughan.

General physical description: 12-1/2x8

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to John Vaughan
September 3, 18387 7/8" x 9 5/8"

London, 1 p. and address. A.N.S. Forwards a packet from the Royal Society [of London] to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 5/8"

Stoughton, F..
Letter to John Vaughan,
September 7, 18387 3/4" x 9 1/2"

Librarian of A.P.S., New York, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Acknowledges letter of August 29. Has forwarded package to Royal Academy of History at Madrid.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 1/2"

Hon-non-de-uh.
Letter to John Vaughan,
September 9, 18387 15/16" x 9 7/8"

Seneca Nation, Buffalo, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Returns book he had borrowed. Offers to send copies of all books published in Seneca language to A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 15/16" x 9 7/8"

Davis, John Philip, 1784-1862.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Sept. 10, 18389-1/2x8

Boston, A.L.S. 1p. and add. Forwards Prescott's new volume.

General physical description: 9-1/2x8

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan,
September 14, 18386 15/16" x 8 13/16"

Librarian of A.P.S., Paris, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Wishes a copy of the new history of Maryland, Marshall's History of Kentucky, and Haywood's History of Tennessee.

General physical description: 6 15/16" x 8 13/16"

Académie royale des sciences, des lettres et des beaux-arts de Belgique.
Letter to P[eter] S[tephen] DuPonceau, Philadelphia;
Sept. 17, 183810-1/2x8-1/2

Brussels, D.S.: Quetelet. 1p.,end.and add. In French. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 10-1/2x8-1/2

Magyar Tudományos Akadémia.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society;
Sept. 19, 183810x8-1/4

Budapest, L.S. : Francois [Ferenz] Schedel (Toldy). 1p. In French. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 10x8-1/4

American Philosophical Society.
Comments by Peter Stephen Du Ponceau on the advisibility of the Society's acquiring certain books on languages, forwarded by Mr. Pickering, of Boston;
Sept. 21, 183810x8

D. 1p.and end.

General physical description: 10x8

Bonnycastle, Charles, 1792-1840.
Notes of experiments made Aug. 22 to 25 by Professor C.Bonnycastle of the U. of Virginia - & Dr. R.M. Patterson - with the view of determining the depth of the sea by the echo;
Sept. 21, 18388x6

D. 6p.and end. See Proceedings, I, 39-41. Printed: Annals of Science, vol.10,no.1,March 1954,pp-28-32. Film 403 Frame 28

General physical description: 8x6

Penington, John, 1799-1867.
Letter to John Vaughan,
Sept. 21, 18387 7/8" x 9 15/16"

Librarian of A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Offers to sell four books, which he imported from Germany, to the A.P.S. "at the prices of importation."

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 15/16"

Zoological Society of London.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society
Sept. 22, 183810x8

London, Printed letter filled in with manuscript notations. Signed: Wm. Rees. 1p., end. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 10x8

Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859.
Letter to John Vaughan,
September 23, 18387 11/16" x 9 13/16"

Boston, 2 pp. and address. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: a new edition of the History of Ferdinand and Isabella.

General physical description: 7 11/16" x 9 13/16"

Navarrete, Martín Fernández de, 1765-1844.
Letter to John Vaughan,
September 25, 18388 1/2" x 12 1/8"

Librarian of the A.P.S., Madrid, 1 p. and endorsement. L.S. (In Spanish.)

General physical description: 8 1/2" x 12 1/8"

Académie royale des sciences, des lettres et des beaux-arts de Belgique.
Letter to [John] Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Sept. 26, 183810x8

Brussels, L.S.: Quetelet. 2p. and add. In French. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 10x8

Hullihen, S. P. (Simon P.), 1810-1857.
Letter to Richard Harlan
September 27, 18387 5/8" x 12"

Wheeling, 2 pp., address and endorsements. A.L.S. Account of inscription on stone found in Grave Creek Mound, near Wheeling. Sketch of inscription, with comparisons to Greek coins. Discusses origins of Mound Builders. Freeman guide 1215. See Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 1: 46.

General physical description: 7 5/8" x 12"

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Letter to John Vaughan
Sept. 28, 18388x5

A.L.S.with initials. 1p. William C. Frazer presents a translation of the New Testament into the Chippewa language, by Edwin James, of Albany. For publication, see: 225.5971:K26.

General physical description: 8x5

Society of Antiquaries of London.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Sept. 28, 18389-3/4x8-1/4

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Nicholas Carlisle. 1p.and add.: "by favour of Wm.Vaughan,Esq" Thanks for Transactions. Not found May, 2011.

General physical description: 9-3/4x8-1/4

Zoological Society of London.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society
Sept. 28, 1838 
Navarrete, Martín Fernández de, 1765-1844.
Letter to John Vaughan,
September 30, 18388 3/16" x 11 5/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Madrid, 1 p. and endorsements. L.S. (In Spanish.)

General physical description: 8 3/16" x 11 5/8"

Nisbet, Michael.
Letter to F[ranklin] Bache,
October 2, 18387 7/8" x 10"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Philadelphia, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Offers Copley medal to Benjamin Franklin to the A.P.S. for $500. FILM54-61 FRAME134

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 10"

American Philosophical Society.
Donations to A[merican] P[hilosophical] Soc[iet]y,
October 5, 18386 1/4" x 7 3/4"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. D. List of societies and individuals who made donations to the A.P.S. library. See Pro., I, 42-43.

General physical description: 6 1/4" x 7 3/4"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred the paper of Mr. E[ugenius] Nulty,
October 5, 18387 7/8" x 12 3/4"

entitled "New formulae relative to comets," [Philadelphia], 2 pp. and endorsement. D.S.: Robert] M. Patterson, Sears G. Walker, A[ndrew] Talcott. Recommend publication in Transactions. See Pro., I, 43.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 12 3/4"

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Concerning William C. Frazer's report on Indian ruins in Wisconsin
Oct. 5, 18385x8

A.D. 1p. Draft. For finished report, see APS Minutes for date.

General physical description: 5x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred the letter of Dr. Gerard Troost... in re a series of papers on geology
Oct. 5, 1838 
Harris, Levett.
Letter to Franklin Bache,
October 6, 18388" x 10"

Secretary of A.P.S., Paris, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. With reference to the foreign members of the A.P.S. (2 pp. list enclosed.)

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Oakford, Richard.
Receipt to J[oh]n Vaughan for a credit for the society on Mr. Richards for Prinseps of Calcutta;
Oct. 8, 18383x6-1/2

Philadelphia, D.S.: Rd.Oakford for Jacob R.Elfreth. 1p.and end.

General physical description: 3x6-1/2

Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Oct. 8, 18385x8

New Haven, A.L.S. 1p.and add. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 5x8

Davis, John Philip, 1784-1862.
Letter to Jo[h]n Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Oct. 8, [1838]10x8

Boston, A.L.S. 2p.and add. Prescott will send new edition of his work to the APS. Favorable reception in England.

General physical description: 10x8

Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878.
Letter to John Vaughan,
October 13, 18388" x 10"

Princeton, 3 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Has observed eclipse in company with Mr. Alexander. Will give account to A.P.S. as soon as possible. FILM 235 FRAME 5 Work on electrical experiments.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

American Philosophical Society.
Letter to Magyar Tudományos Akadémia Konyvtára;
Oct. 16, 18389-1/2x7-1/2

Philadelphia, Xerox of A.L.S.: John Vaughan. 1p.and end (From original in Magyar Tudományos Akadémia Konyvtára; 1968.) Forwards publications by Charles Nagy.

General physical description: 9-1/2x7-1/2

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee appointed to consider the expediency of the Society forming an American association for the promotion of the sciences,
October 16, 18387 3/4" x 9 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: W[illiam] E. Horner and four others. Plan considered inexpedient.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Letter to John Vaughan
October 17, 18384 7/8" x 8"

Philadelphia, 1 p. A.L.S. Advises sending a dozen or two copies of A.P.S. Hist. Trans. II to Hamburg.

General physical description: 4 7/8" x 8"

Leslie, Charles Robert, 1794-1859.
Letter to Peter S. DuPonceau,
October 22, 18387 1/4" x 9"

President of the A.P.S., London, 2pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 1/4" x 9"

Prichard, James C. Cowles, 1786-1848.
Letter to ----;
Oct. 26, 183810x8

Bristol, Eng.; L. 1p. Extract. Copy. Concerning the languages of Brittany and Wales. Read before the APS; Nov. 16, 1838.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred the letter from S. P. Hullihen to Dr. [Richard] Harlan,
November 2, 18388" x 9"

in re inscription on a stone found at Grave Creek, near Wheeling, Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: Peter S. DuPonceau, Robley Dunglison. Publication in Transactions recommended.

General physical description: 8" x 9"

Morelli, Chevalier Domenico de.
Letter to John Vaughan,
November 2, 18388 1/8" x 10 3/8"

Librarian of the A.P.S., Naples, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Sends to A.P.S.: Royal Museum Borbonicum, X and XI.

General physical description: 8 1/8" x 10 3/8"

Morelli, Chevalier Domenico de.
Letter to John Vaughan,
November 2, 18388 1/8" x 10 3/8"

Librarian of the A.P.S., Naples, 1 p. and endorsement. Sends end of vol. V and beginning of vol. VI, Universal Italian Dictionary.

General physical description: 8 1/8" x 10 3/8"

Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Nov. 3, 183810x8

L.S.: Macedo. 1p. In French. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 10x8

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Nov. 3, 183810x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: John Briggs. 1p.,end.and add.: Care of W.Vaughan. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 10x8

Harvard University.
Letter to the [American] philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Nov. 7, 183810x8

Cambridge, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Josiah Quincy, pres., and Thaddeus William Harris, Librarian. 1p.,end.and add.: Care of Peter S. DuPonceau. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 10x8

Geological Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Nov. 8, 183815x9

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: William J. Hamilton. 1p.,end.and add.: To the care of William Vaughan Esq. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 15x9

Townsend, Thomas.
Letter to Richard Harlan,
November 10, 18387 3/4" x 10"

Com-1 Wheeling, 2 pp. and address. A.L.S. With regard to a paper he is preparing upon an inscription found on a stone in Grave Creek Mound, near Wheeling.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 10"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee appointed on a paper by Dr. [Robert] Hare giving an account of the tornado at Providence,
November 16, 18387 3/4" x 9 7/8"

R. I., [Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsements. D.S.: A[lexander] D[allas] Bache, R[obert] M. Patterson, J. P. Espy. Recommend publication in Transactions.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Berlin. Akademie der wissenschaften..
Letter to the American Philosophical Society
Nov. 16, 1838 
Cambridge Philosophical Society.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
Nov. 17, 18389x7-1/2

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: J.S.Newslow. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 9x7-1/2

Cambridge Philosophical Society.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
Nov. 17, 18389x7-1/4

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: J.S.Newslow. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 9x7-1/4

Townsend, Thomas.
Letter to Franklin Bache,
November 20, 18387 3/4" x 10"

Wheeling, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Desires to know whether the "American Antiquarian Society" will publish an article on the mound at the mouth of Grave Creek.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 10"

Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856.
Letter to William E. Horner,
November 20, 18387 7/8" x 9 1/2"

Boston, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests cooperation of A.P.S. in the formation of the American Association for the Cultivation of Science.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 1/2"

Hodge, Hugh L. (Hugh Lenox), 1796-1873.
Letter to A[lexander] D[allas] Bache,
November 23, 18387 7/8" x 10"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Will present an obituary notice of Dr. James to the A.P.S. within the ensuing month.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 10"

Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866.
Letter to A[lexander] D[allas] Bache,
December 3, 18387 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Secretary of A.P.S., Cambridge, Mass., 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Accepts appointment to prepare a biographical notice of the late Dr. [Abiel] Holmes.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860.
Letter to A[lexander] D[allas] Bache,
December 5, 18388" x 9 7/8"

Secretary of A.P.S., Washington, 1p. and endorsement. A.L.S. With regard to obituary notices of Mr.[Edward] Livingston and Mr.[James] Brown.

General physical description: 8" x 9 7/8"

American Philosophical Society. Committee on publications.
Report . . . Philadelphia,
December 7, 18387 15/16" x 9 7/8"

2 pp. and endorsements. D.S.: Isaac Lea, Isaac Hays, J[oshua] Francis Fisher.

General physical description: 7 15/16" x 9 7/8"

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan,
December 12, 18387" x 8 13/16"

Librarian of A.P.S., Paris, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Has paid subscription for designated journals for A.P.S.; Professor [Joseph] Henry; and [William B.] Hodgson. FILM235 FRAME36

General physical description: 7" x 8 13/16"

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Dec. 15, 183810x8

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Edwin Norris. 1p. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 10x8

Eyriès, Alexandre.
Letter to [John] Vaughan,
December 16, 18388 1/8" x 10 5/8"

Havre, 1 p. and address. L.S. (In French.) Renders to Peter S. DuPonceau account of expenses for sending cases to Mr. [D. B.] warden in Paris.

General physical description: 8 1/8" x 10 5/8"

Brigham, William, 1806-1869.
Letter to John Vaughan,
December 17, 18387 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Librarian of the A.P.S., Boston, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Sends to the A.P.S. a copy of a lecture by Dr. Channing.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
Receipt to the American philosophical society for expenses
Dec. 17, 183810x7-1/2

D.S.: Jacob Snider, jr. 1p.and end.

General physical description: 10x7-1/2

Barclay and Livingston.
Letter to John Vaughan,
December 19, 18388" x 10"

New York, 1p. and address. L.s. Acknowledges receipt of letter and parcel for Lisbon.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee on the paper of Professor [Joseph] Henry upon electricity,
December 20, 18387 5/8" x 9"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. D.S.: R[obert] M. Patterson, Rob[er]t Hare, A[lexander] D[allas] Bache. Publication recommended.

General physical description: 7 5/8" x 9"

Geological Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
Dec. 20, 183815x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Cha[rle]s Darwin. 1p.and add. Thanks for Proceedings. (Original in APS Archives; xerox as Carroll no.13.)

General physical description: 15x8

Thayer, Sylvanus, 1785-1872.
Letter to J[ohn] Vaughan,
December 20, 18388" x 9 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Boston, 1p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of letter of August 26. Wishes to complete his set of A.P.S. Transactions. FILM 403 FRAME 13-3

General physical description: 8" x 9 7/8"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee appointed on the papers of Dr. [Robert] Hare . . . [Philadelphia],
December 21, 18388" x 10 1/8"

1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: Franklin Bache, A[lexander] D[allas] Bache, Isaiah Lukens. Recommends three papers for publication in the Transactions.

General physical description: 8" x 10 1/8"

American Philosophical Society. Committee on finance.
Report . . . [Philadelphia],
December 21, 18387 3/4" x 9 3/8"

1 p. and endorsements. D.S.: Clement C. Biddle, R[obert] M. Patterson.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/8"

Zoological Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
Dec. 26, 183810x8

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Wm.Rees. 1p.,end. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 10x8

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
Account with the American Philosophical Society
Dec. 31, 1838 - Nov. 30, 183910x8

D.S.: R.R. Robb. 1p.and end.

General physical description: 10x8

La Palun, de.
Original notes of M. de la Palun on Father Morrone's Cochinchinese vocabulary.
[1838]8" x 9 3/4"

ca. vi,31p. [10]pl. In French. Deposited by P.S. DuPonceau Feb. 16, 1838. Material used by DuPonceau in his Dissertation on...Chinese system of writing, 1838. See Transactions of Historical and literary committee of A.P.S., v.2,1838, p.139. Bequest of P.S. DuPonceau; 3 May 1844.

General physical description: 8" x 9 3/4"

Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844.
Letter to John Vaughan,
January 2, 18397 7/8" x 9 7/8"

----, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Announcing coming visit of the Seignora Vespucci to the library of the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Godon, Victor L..
Letter to John Vaughan,
January 3, 18397 13/16 x 9 3/4

Secretary of A.P.S., Philadelphia, A.L.S. 1p., add., end. Donates ibis, excavated in Egypt, to the American Philosophical Society. (Prev. cataloged as Jan.3, 1838.)

General physical description: 7 13/16 x 9 3/4

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to which was referred the "Contributions to the geology of the tertiary formations of Virginia,"
January 4, 18397 7/8" x 9 7/8"

by W[illia]m B. Rogers and Henry D. Rogers, [Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: Isaac Lea, Isaac Hays. Publication in Transactions recommended.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Hewson, Thomas T..
Letter to John Vaughan,
January 4, 18398" x 10"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.N.S. Tenders his resignation from the A.P.S.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859.
Letter to John Vaughan,
January 4, 18397 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Boston, 3 pp., address and endorsement. L.S. Requests that a set of A.P.S. Transactions be sent to him. Article on DuPonceau, by John Pickering, in The North American Review.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 7/8"

DeKay, James E..
Letter to John Vaughan,
January 9, 18397 5/8" x 9 3/4"

New York Historical Society, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Asks that Mr. H. Eckford be granted permission to transcribe the copy of De Vries Voyages in possession of A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 5/8" x 9 3/4"

Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859.
Letter to John Vaughan,
January 11, 18397 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Boston, 2 pp. and address. L.S. Wishes only new series of A.P.S. Transactions and Transactions of Historical and Literary committee. Success of Ferdinand and Isabella.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to John Vaughan
January 14, 18397 13/16" x 9 11/16"

Treasurer of A.P.S., London, 1 p. and address. L.S. Forwards information obtained from Captain Beaufort concerning light houses in the British Isles and France to [F. R.] Hassler and the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 13/16" x 9 11/16"

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan,
January 14, 18397" x 8 7/8"

Paris, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Has paid subscriptions for the journals for this and the last year. Has delivered to Mr. Bertrand the numbers till the close of the year for the A. P. S. and Professor [Joseph] Henry. FILM235 FRAME37

General physical description: 7" x 8 7/8"

de Wette, L. L-5.
Letter to [John] Vaughan,
January 14, 18398 3/8" x 10 3/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Basel, Switzerland, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Forwards publications of [Basel] Society for Natural History.

General physical description: 8 3/8" x 10 3/8"

Rönne, Friedrich Ludwig v., 1795-1865.
Letter to [John] Vaughan;
Jan. 18, 183910x8

Philadelphia, A.L.S. 1p.,end. In French. Forwards thanks of the Prussian king for the APS publication.

General physical description: 10x8

Kentucky Historical Society.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Jan. 21, 183910x8

Louisville, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Edward Jarvis. 1p. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 10x8

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Letter to John Vaughan
January 24, 18398" x 9 7/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and address. A.L.Initialled. Sends Vaughan L'Art de verifier les dates, XVI, together with some pamphlets sent from France by [D. B.] Warden.

General physical description: 8" x 9 7/8"

Académie des sciences (France).
Letter to [John Vaughan], Philadelphia;
Jan. 26, 183910-1/2x8

Paris, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: flourens. 1p.and add. and end. In French. Thanks for publication.

General physical description: 10-1/2x8

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan,
February 9, 18397" x 8 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Paris, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Acknowledges receipt of draft for 824 francs, due him from the Foreign Library of Philadelphia. Subscriptions to various journals.

General physical description: 7" x 8 7/8"

American Philosophical Society. Board of officers.
Report of the Board of Officers [to the American Philosophical Society] upon the formation of an American association for the promotion of the sciences,
Febrauary 15, 18396 1/8" x 7 3/4"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. D.S.: J[ohn] K. Kane. The formation of such an association, under the leadership of the A.P.S., considered inexpedient.

General physical description: 6 1/8" x 7 3/4"

Forbes, Philip Jones, 1807-1877.
Letter to John Vaughan,
February 18, 18397 3/4" x 9 3/4"

New York, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Wishes to know the number of volumes of A.P.S. Transactions published, in order to complete set of the New York [Historical?] Society.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Tidyman, Philip.
Letter to John Vaughan,
February 21, 18398" x 10"

Charleston, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Letter to sympathy upon Vaughan's accident; hopes for recovery. Sends Statutes of South Carolina, III and IV, to A.P.S.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
Letter to the Committee on the Smithsonian bequest
Feb. 21, 1839 
Cuthbert, John A., (John Albert), 1788-1881.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Feb. 25, 183910x8

Hamburg, A.L.S. 1p.and add. Concerning purchases for the library. Refers to Schumacher.

General physical description: 10x8

Brewster, Seabury.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Feb. 28, 183910x8

New York, A.L.S. 1p.,end. Forwards geological report to the APS.

General physical description: 10x8

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Letter to John Vaughan
March 1, 18395" x 8"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Deposits book from Mr. B. Franklin Mendenhall in the library of the A.P.S.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

Hughes, Robert Ball, 1806-1868.
Letter to the President and members of the A.P.S.,
March 1, 18397 7/8" x 9 5/8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Offers to sell bust of Nathaniel Bowditch, which he executed, to A. P. S. for $15. Accepted.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 5/8"

Morelli, Chevalier Domenico de.
Letter to John Vaughan,
March 3, 18396 5/8" x 8"

Librarian of the A.P.S., Naples, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Sends to the A.P.S.: "XXXVI publication" (part of vol. VI) of the Universal Italian Dictionary.

General physical description: 6 5/8" x 8"

Hughes, Robert Ball, 1806-1868.
Receipt to the American philosophical society for payment for a bust of Nathaniel Bowditch;
March 7, 18393x7-1/2

D.S. 1p.and end.by J. Vaughan. See also letter from Hughes to the A.P.S.; March 1, 1839.

General physical description: 3x7-1/2

Humphreys, Charles.
Letter to John Vaughan,
March 13, 18397 1/2" x 11 1/4"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests the return of originals of his father's correspondence regarding building of first ships of war.

General physical description: 7 1/2" x 11 1/4"

Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
March 14, 183910x7-3/4

Boston, L.S. 3p.and add. Acknowledges receipt of Transactions. Reviews of Ferdinand and Isabella in Europ His method of collecting material. Plans for Conquest of Mexico.

General physical description: 10x7-3/4

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Account with the American philosophical society;
March 14, 1839 - Oct. 1, 18419x7-1/2

D. 1p.and add.: Geo[rge] Ord, end.

General physical description: 9x7-1/2

Folsom, George, 1802-1869.
Letter to John Vaughan,
March 16, 18397 3/4" x 9 7/8"

New York, 1 p. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: a copy of the catalogue of the Mercantile Library.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Biddle, Thomas, & Co..
Letter to John Vaughan;
March 19, 18398x5

L. 1p.and add.,end. Concerning investments for the society.

General physical description: 8x5

Royal Geological Society of Cornwall.
Royal Geological Society of Cornwall to the Secretary of the [American] Philosophical Society,
March 25, 18397 3/8" x 8 7/8"

Penzance, 1p. and address. A.L.S.: N. J. Cenwood, Secretary. Transmits four volumes of Transactions Royal Geological Society of Cornwall.

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 8 7/8"

Stoughton, Francis.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
March 28, 183910x8

New York, A.L.S. 1p.,end.and add. Forwards publications sent to the APS by Martinez of Madrid.

General physical description: 10x8

Ord, George, 1781-1866.
Letter to John Vaughan, Librarian of A.P.S.,
March 30, 18398 1/8" x 10 3/8"

Paris, 4 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.Initialled. Concerning books he is sending to the A.P.S. Strained state of Anglo-American relations.

General physical description: 8 1/8" x 10 3/8"

Société royale des antiquaires de France.
Letter to the President of the A.P.S.,
March 30, 18397 7/8" x 11 3/4"

Paris, 1 p. and endorsement. L.S.: Bottée de Toulmon. (In French.) Presents to the A.P.S.: Memoires, XIV.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 11 3/4"

Ryan, Thomas D..
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
March 30, April 1, 183910x8

New York, A.L.S. 1p.and add. Concerning freight for the society.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred a paper entitled,
April 5, 18397 7/8" x 9 7/8"

"Contributions to the tertiary formations of Virginia, second series," by W[illia]m B. Rogers and Henry D. Rogers, [Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: Isaac Lea, Isaac Hays, R[obert] M. Patterson. Publication recommended.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Medhurst, Walter Henry, 1796-1857.
Letter to John Vaughan,
April 5, 18397 3/8" x 8 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Batavia, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Donates some books, including Chinese Testament edited by [Karl F. A.] Gutzlaff and himself, to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 8 7/8"

Ord, George, 1781-1866.
Receipt to the American philosophical society for sums paid to D.B. Warden;
April 6, 18396x8

Paris, A.D. 1p.,end.by John Vaughan, and end.

General physical description: 6x8

Zoological Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
April 7, 183910x7-3/4

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: John Barlow. 1p.,end. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 10x7-3/4

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to John Vaughan
April 8, 18397 7/8" x 9 5/8"

[London], 4 pp. and address. L.S. Has made arrangements to forward Proceedings of the Royal Society. Efforts to secure membership therein for Mr. [F. R.] Hassler.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 5/8"

New-York Historical Society.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
April 9, 18399-1/2x8

New York, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Frederic De Peyster. 1p.and add. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 9-1/2x8

Whittlesey, Elisha, 1783-1863.
Letter to John Vaughan,
April 10, 18397 7/8" x 9 3/4"

New York, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Presents pamphlet containing acts of Ohio and Indiana incorporating railroads from Toledo to Michigan City.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Bachelier, P. M..
Letter to [D. B.] Warden,
April 24, 18395 1/4" x 8 1/8"

Paris, 1 p. and address. A.D.S. (In French.) Statement of price of Connaissance des tems for designated years.

General physical description: 5 1/4" x 8 1/8"

Ludlow, John, 1793-1857.
Letter to A[lexander] Dallas Bache,
April 24, 18398 1/16" x 10 1/8"

Secretary of the A.P.S., University of Pennsylvania, [Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 8 1/16" x 10 1/8"

Paulding, James Kirke, 1778-1860.
Letter to A[lexander] D[allas] Bache;
April 24, 183910x8

Washington, A.L.S. 1p.and end. Acknowledges election to membership in the APS. Printed (see letter no. 188,pp.254-5): Letters of J.K.Paulding,ed.by Aderman. FILM403 FRAME31

General physical description: 10x8

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan,
April 25, 18397" x 8 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Paris, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Book news.

General physical description: 7" x 8 7/8"

Thayer, Sylvanus, 1785-1872.
Letter to J[ohn] Vaughan,
April 27, 18398 1/8" x 10"

Boston, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Regrets that he has not had time to visit Mr. Vaughan. Wishes to procure a complete set of A.P.S. Trans., o.s., and all missing numbers in his set of n.s. FILM 403 FRAME 13-4

General physical description: 8 1/8" x 10"

American Philosophical Society.
Invoice of books purchased in Paris on account of the American Philosophical Society:
April, 18398" x 10"

by G[eroge] Ord. April, 1839. 3 pp. and endorsement. D. Value: 80 francs, 75 sous. Endorsed as read before the A.P.S., June 21, 1839.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Quetelet, Adolphe, 1796-1874.
Letter to J.Francis Fisher;
May 1, 183911x7-1/2

Brussels, A.L.S. 1p. In French. Acknowledges membership in the APS.

General physical description: 11x7-1/2

Ryan, Thomas D..
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
May 1, 183910x8

New York, A.L.S. 1p.and add. Concerning freight for the society.

General physical description: 10x8

Townsend, Thomas.
Letter to Peter S. DuPonceau,
May 5, 18397 3/4" x 10"

Wheeling, 4 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses facsimile of inscription on a stone in Grave Creek Mound, near Wheeling. See Pro., I. 98.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 10"

Cuthbert, Sarah.
Letter to John Vaughan;
May 6, 18398x5

A.L.S. 1p.and receipted on back. Asks for money the society owes John Cuthbert.

General physical description: 8x5

Quetelet, Adolphe, 1796-1874.
Letter to [John] Vaughan;
May 14, 183910-1/2x7-1/2

Brussels, A.L.S. 1p. In French. Acknowledges membership in the APS.

General physical description: 10-1/2x7-1/2

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to John Vaughan
May 16, 18397 3/4" x 9 3/4"

[London], 2 pp. and address. L.S. Miss Priestley has arrived with a packet of papers. Has received copies of A.P.S. Proceedings. Dined with Mr. Ord and Dr. Gibson.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Geological Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
May 23, 183911-1/2x9

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Charles Darwin. 1p. Thanks for Proceedings. (Original in ASP Archives; xerox as Carroll no. 16)

General physical description: 11-1/2x9

Randolph, J. (Jacob), 1796-1848.
Letter to John Vaughan,
May 25, 18397 13/16" x 9 3/4"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Presents a copy of [Charles] Caldwell's eulogy on [Philip Syng] Physick.

General physical description: 7 13/16" x 9 3/4"

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to John Vaughan
May 28, 18397 3/4" x 9 3/4"

London, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Forwards "a little memoir as an introduction to a collection of old tracts on docks & commerce."

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Pennsylvania. General Assembly..
An act to authorize the appointment of directors of the High School Observatory of Philadelphia,
May 31, 18398" x 13"

[Harrisburg], 2 pp. and endorsement. Pr.D.

General physical description: 8" x 13"

Dillaway, Charles K. (Charles Knapp), 1804-1889.
Letter to John Vaughan,
June 1, 18397 3/4" x 9 13/16"

Boston, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Librarian of Boston Society of Natural History requests gift of those volumes of A.P.S. Transactions necessary to complete its set.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 13/16"

Goetze, Peter Otto von, b. 1793.
List of publications forwarded to Peter DuPonceau for the APS;
June 10/24, 183910x8

D. 1p. In French.

General physical description: 10x8

Ashton, Thomas B..
Letter to Robley Dunglison,
June 11, 18397 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards cast of fossil Jaw to be placed in collection of A.P.S. Original in the Athenaeum at Zanesville, Ohio.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878.
Letter to John Vaughan,
June 11, 18397 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Princeton, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. With regard to completion of his set of Comptes rendus for 1838 and 1839. Status of Princeton College. FILM235 FRAME 6

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Baena, Antonio, 1782-1850.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
June 13, 18398 3/8 x 12"

Para, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. (In Portuguese.)

General physical description: 8 3/8 x 12"

Academy of moral and political sciences.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
June 14, 18398 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Paris, 1 p. and endorsement. L.S.: Mignet. (In French.) Forwards to the A.P.S.: Memoirs, II. See Pro., I, 118.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 1/2"

De Lancey, William Heathcote, 1797-1865.
Letter to A[lexander] D[allas] Bache,
June 17, 18397 3/8" x 9"

New York, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Transmits brief memoir on the late Bishop [William] White to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 9"

Zoological Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
June 19, 183910x8

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: John Barlow 1p.,end. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to which was referred the letters of Mr. S. P. Hullihen to Dr. [Thomas] Townsend,
June 21, 18399x7-3/4

in re inscription found on a stone at Grave Creek, Philadelphia; D.S.: Peter S. DuPonceau, Robley Dunglison, Isaac Lea. 1p. Publication not recommended.

General physical description: 9x7-3/4

Jarvis, Edward, 1803-1884.
Letter to John Vaughan
June 21, 18397 7/8" x 9"

Louisville, Ky., 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Presents documents relative to Kentucky and Butler's History of Kentucky.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9"

Society of Antiquaries of London.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
June 21, 183910x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Nich[ola]s Carlisle. 1p.and add. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 10x8

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to John Vaughan
June 21, 18397 3/4" x 9 3/4"

London, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Forwards a collection of tracts and memoirs for the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Folsom, George, 1802-1869.
Letter to John Vaughan,
June 22, 18397 5/8" x 9 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., New York, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Has been informed by Messrs. Carvill, booksellers, that they have collected $42.50 for the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 5/8" x 9 7/8"

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to John Vaughan
June 22, 18397 3/4" x 9 3/4"

[London], 1 p. and address. L.S. Forwards to the A.P.S. a parcel from the Royal Society and Royal Geological Society of Cornwall Transactions.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Small, J..
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
June 26, 18395 1/2" x 8 3/4"

Edinburgh, 1 p., address and endorsements. A.L.S. Thy Royal Society of Edinburgh forwards its Transactions, XIV, pt. 1, to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 5 1/2" x 8 3/4"

Netherlands. Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Landbouw.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
July 1, 183912-1/2x7-3/4

The Hague, L.S.: C. Vollaken(?). 1p. In Dutch. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 12-1/2x7-3/4

Talcott, Andrew, 1797-1883.
Letter to John Vaughan,
July 1, 18397 3/4" x 9 3/4"

New York, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Encloses draft for $30 for set of the A.P.S. Transactions.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan,
July 1, 18396 15/16" x 8 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Paris, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Book news.

General physical description: 6 15/16" x 8 7/8"

Horticultural Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
July 2, 18399x7-1/2

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: John lindley. 1p., end. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 9x7-1/2

Académie des sciences (France).
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
July 8, 183910x8

Paris, Printed L.filled in in ms. S.: F. Arago. 1p., end.and add. In French. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 10x8

Société des antiquaires de France.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
July 8, 183911x8-1/4

Paris, L.S.: A. de Lavillegille. 1p.,end.and add. In French. Thanks for Transactions, and lists item needed for their set.

General physical description: 11x8-1/4

Pedersen, Peder, 1774-1851.
Letter to John Vaughan,
July 9, 18397 7/8" x 9 5/8"

Copenhagen, 2 pp. and address. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of letter of March 7 and of A.P.S. Transactions. Wishes to obtain Reports of Philadelphia Water Co.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 5/8"

Société de géographie (France).
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
July 12, 183910-1/2x8-1/4

Paris, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Berthelot. 1p.,end.and add.: recommandeé...M.Warden. In French. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 10-1/2x8-1/4

Forsyth, John, 1780-1841.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society,
July 15, 18397 3/4" X 9 3/4"

c/o John Vaughan, Department of State, [Washington, D. C.], 1 p. Sends to the A.P.S.: documents of 25 Congress, 2 session.

General physical description: 7 3/4" X 9 3/4"

Steiner, David.
Letter to Stephen Lawson;
July 16, 183910x8

Frederick, L. 1p. Copy. Concerning a package addressed to Jonathan Williams and forwarded to Lawson. On same sheet as letter from Lawson to J.Vaughan; July 17, 1839.

General physical description: 10x8

Lawson, Stephen.
Letter to John Vaughan or Jacob Snider, Jr., Philadelphia;
July 17, 183910x8

Baltimore, A.L.S. 1p.,end.and add. Forwards package to APS. Friendly letter. On same sheet is copy of letter from D.Steiner to S.Lawson; July 16, 1839.

General physical description: 10x8

Don, David, 1799-1841.
Letter to John Vaughan,
July 18, 18395" x 8"

Librarian to the A.P.S., London, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Sends Transactions of the Linnean Society, XVII, part 4; XVIII, part 2.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
July 20, 18399-3/4x8-1/4

Berlin, Printed D.filled in in ms.S.: Erman. 1p.,end.by A.D.B[ache]. In German. Forwards their publications.

General physical description: 9-3/4x8-1/4

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
Letter to John K. Kane, secretary of the American Philosophical Society
July 23, 18397 7/8" x 10"

Secretary of A.P.S., Philadelphia, 2 pp. and address. L.S.: Samuel George Morton. Transmits abstract of resolutions of the Academy of Natural Sciences concerning plans of a proposed National Museum.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 10"

Taylor, Richard C., (Richard Cowling), 1789-1851.
Letter to A[lexander] D[allas] Bache,
July 24, 18397 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Dauphin P. O., 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864.
Letter to John Vaughan,
July 26, 18398" x 9 5/8"

New Haven, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Is gratified by Vaughan's recovery from his "late dangerous accident." Exchange of publications with A.P.S.

General physical description: 8" x 9 5/8"

Beck, Theodric Romeyn, 1791-1855.
Letter to A[lexander] D[allas] Bache
July 27, 18398" x 9 7/8"

Albany, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 8" x 9 7/8"

Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
July 27, 183910x8

Lisbon, L.S.: de Macedo. 2p.,end. In French. Thanks for Transactions and Proceedings Asks for Historical committee Transactions Lists publications forwarded to the APS.

General physical description: 10x8

Macedo, Joaquim José da Costa de, 1777-1867.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
July 27, 18399-3/4x8

Lisbon, A.L.S. 2p.,end.: A.D.B[ache]. In French. Concerning the exchange of publications between the APS and Lisbon.

General physical description: 9-3/4x8

Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864.
Letter to John Vaughan,
August 3, 18398" x 9 1/2"

New Haven, 2 pp. and address. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of letter of July 30, and of certain numbers of A. P. S. Proceedings.

General physical description: 8" x 9 1/2"

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to John Vaughan
August 5, 18397 3/4" x 9 3/4"

[London], 2 pp., address and endorsement. L.S. Recommends Captain Francis Beaufort and Captain James Ross as honorary members of the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Nagy, Károly, 1797-1868.
Letter to the [American] Philos[ophical] Society,
August 10, 18395 1/2" x 7 1/4"

Vienna, 1 p. N. in 3d. per. Sends two copies of his calendar for 1840, with tables printed for the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

General physical description: 5 1/2" x 7 1/4"

Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849.
Letter to Messrs. Chapman, Dunglison, and Kane, Philadelphia;
Aug. 12, 183910x8

Montpellier, A.L.S. 1p.,end.and add. Encloses manuscript volume on meteorology and will continue to search for additional material.

General physical description: 10x8

Encke, Johann Franz, 1791-1865.
Letter to J[oshua] Francis Fisher,
August 18, 18398 7/8" x 10 13/16"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Berlin, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. (In French.) Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 8 7/8" x 10 13/16"

Lloyd, Humphrey, 1800-1881.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
August 22, 18397 1/8" x 8 3/4"

London, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges the receipt of his diploma of membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 1/8" x 8 3/4"

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan,
August 29, 18397" x 8 1/2"

Librarian of A.P.S., Paris, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards two letters and brochures for A.P.S. "I have requested Prof. Henry to transmit to you what he owes me for the Comptes rendu." FILM235 FRAME38

General physical description: 7" x 8 1/2"

Townsend, John Kirk, 1809-1851.
Letter to John Vaughan,
August 30, 18395" x 7 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: an unnamed volume.

General physical description: 5" x 7 7/8"

Blunt, Edmund M. (Edmund March), 1770-1862. Blunt, George W..
Letter to John Vaughan,
September 3, 18398" x 9 7/8"

New York, 2 pp. and address. L.S. Availability of foreign hydrographic information. Progress of work upon United States coast survey.

General physical description: 8" x 9 7/8"

Eyriès, Alexandre.
Letter to [John] Waughan [sic], Philadelphia;
Sept. 7, 1839 

Havre, L.S. 1p.and add.,end. In French. Enc.statement, which is receipted by P.S. DuPonceau. Has forwarded parcel to Warden, and asks that his account be paid to DuPonceau

Atlee, Washington L. (Washington Lemuel), 1808-1878.
Letter to Mr. Kennedy;
Sept. 12, Dec. 12, 183912-1/2x7-1/2

Lancaster, A.L.S. with initials. 57p. A series of fourteen essays concerning Prof. Espy and the laws of storms.

General physical description: 12-1/2x7-1/2

Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (France).
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Sept. 13, 183910-1/4x8-1/4

Paris, L.S.: J. Desnoyers. 1p.,end.and add. In French. Lists publications they need from the APS.

General physical description: 10-1/4x8-1/4

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan,
September 17, 18397" x 8 1/2"

Librarian of A.P.S., Paris, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Congratulates Vaughan upon recovery from his "unfortunate accident." Concerning books journals sent to A.P.S.

General physical description: 7" x 8 1/2"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred a paper by Elias Loomis,
September 20, 18397 7/8" x 9 7/8"

entitled "Observations to determine the magnetic dip . . . in Ohio and Michigan," Philadelphia, 1 p. D.S.: A[lexander] D[allas] Bache, S[ears] C. Walker, R[obert] M. Patterson. Publication recommended.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan,
September 26, 18397" x 8 1/2"

Librarian of A.P.S., Paris, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Has asked Professor Henry to pay to Mr. Vaughan the amount due for the Comptes rendus. Wishes a copy of [F. X.] Martin's North Carolina. FILM235 FRAME39

General physical description: 7" x 8 1/2"

Dixon, Thomas.
Receipt to John Vaughan for account with Mr. Parker;
Sept. 27, 18394x7-1/2

Boston, A.D.S. 1p.and end.

General physical description: 4x7-1/2

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee appointed to examine the paper of Dr. [Robert] Hare,
October 4, 18396 1/2" x 7 7/8"

entitled "Memoir on the extrication of the alkalifiable metals . . . " [Philadelphia], 1 p. D.S.: Franklin Bache, R[obert] M. Patterson, Ja[me]s C. Booth. Publication in Transactions recommended.

General physical description: 6 1/2" x 7 7/8"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom were referred letters from (Karl F. A.] Gutzlaff and Peter S. DuPonceau to John Vaughan,
October 4, 18397 7/8" x 13"

[Philadelphia], 8 pp. and endorsement. D.S.: Robley Dunglisom, J[ohn] K. Kane, Isaac Lea. Recommend publication of letters in the Transactions.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 13"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee upon paper by [Elias] Loomis on the observatory at Hudson,
October 13, 18397 13/16" x 9 3/4"

Ohio, Philadelphia, 3 pp. and endorsement. D.S.: Sears C. Walker, R[obert] M. Patterson, Geo[rge] M. Justice. Publication recommended.

General physical description: 7 13/16" x 9 3/4"

Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849.
Letter to John Vaughan,
October 14, 18397 7/8" x 10"

New York, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Wishes to borrow Minutes of the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania from 1790 to 1795. Introducing his son, Mr. Albert R. Gallatin.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 10"

Penington, John, 1799-1867.
Letter to John Vaughan,
October 18, 18397 7/8" x 9 13/16"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: [Friedrich Adolf] Ebert, Bibliographical Lexicon.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 13/16"

Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872.
Letter to John Vaughan
October 21, 18394 1/4" x 7 1/4"

Vaughan, ----, 1 p. and address, A.L.S. Donates engraving of "our Queen" [Victoria?] to American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 4 1/4" x 7 1/4"

Everett, Edward, 1794-1865.
Letter to John Vaughan,
October 22, 18397 7/8" x 10"

Boston, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of letter of 17th. and parcel of books for Amer. Acad. of Arts and Sciences. Concerning missing books sent to A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 10"

Paulding, James Kirke, 1778-1860.
Letter to Peter S. Du Ponceau;
Oct. 28, 183910x8

Washington, A.L.S. 1p.and end. Acknowledges receipt of his diploma of membership in the APS. Printed: See letter no. 200,pp.267-8 in:Letters of J.K.Paulding,ed.by Aderman. FILM403 FRAME 32

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred a paper by Dr. Robert Hare [describing a chemical apparatus),
November 1, 18397 13/16" x 12 5/8"

[Philadelphia], 2 pp. D.S.: Franklin Bache, R[obert] M. Patterson, Ja[me]s C. Booth. Publication in Transactions recommended.

General physical description: 7 13/16" x 12 5/8"

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Nov. 2, 183910x8

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Edwin Norris. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 10x8

Geological Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
Nov. 7, 183915x9

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: William J. Hamilton. 1p.and add.: Petit Vaughan Esq. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 15x9

Bryan, George L..
Letter to Mrs. George B. Porter, Lancaster;
Nov. 10, 18399-3/4x7-3/4

Philadelphia, A.L.S. 2p.and add. Advises Mrs. Porter to deposit a very old map of North America with the APS. Refers to Franklin. FILM54-67 FRAME78

General physical description: 9-3/4x7-3/4

Daubeny, Charles, 1795-1867.
Letter to John Vaughan,
November 12, 18397 1/4" x 8 7/8"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Oxford, [England], 4pp. and address. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S. a copy of his work, Sketch of the geology of North America.

General physical description: 7 1/4" x 8 7/8"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of a committee . . . in relation to the admission of strangers to the meetings of the Society,
November 15, 18396" x 9 3/4"

[Philadelphia], 3 pp. pr.D.S.: Robert Hare, A[lexander] D[allas] Bache, Robley Dunglison.

General physical description: 6" x 9 3/4"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on E. O[tis] Kendall's paper on the longitude [as calculated] from the solar eclipse on September 18, 1838
November 15, 18397 7/8" x 12 1/2"

[Philadelphia], 2 pp. and endorsement. D.S.: R[obert] M. Patterson, Geo[rge] M. Justice, A[lexander] D[allas] Bache. Publication recommended.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 12 1/2"

Mease, James, 1771-1846.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society,
November 15, 18395" x 7 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 3 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to A.P.S., in the name of Mr. Hugh Mercer, the Manuscript orderly book of General [George] Weedon from August, 1777, to May, 1778.

General physical description: 5" x 7 7/8"

DeWitt, Richard Varick.
Letter to John Vaughan,
November 18, 18397 3/4" x 9 3/4"