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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.

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Detailed Inventory
Papers
  
McEuen, Charles.
Letter to [George] Ord,
January 3, 18454"x4 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.N.S. Has borrowed A.P.S. Transactions, n.s., VI.

General physical description: 4"x4 7/8"

Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854.
Letter to the members of the American Philosophical Society,
January 3, 18458 1/4" x 10 1/2"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Declines nomination to the presidency of the A.P.S. Enclosed in: Patterson to Franklin Bache, January 17, 1845.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Letter to Robley Dunglison,
January 7, 18457 3/4" x 9 5/8"

Secretary of A.P.S., Washington, 1 p. A.L.S. Acknowledges his "election as one of the Vice Presidents of the American Philosophical Society."

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

Bancroft, George, 1800-1891.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord,
January 13, 18457 1/4" x 9"

Librarian of A.P.S., Boston, 1 p., address and endorsement. Returns volume of Penn's letters. Hopes to send "in due time the other two vols. of Hist. of U. S. and I hope a fourth."

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

Dunglison, Robley, 1798-1869.
Letter to Geo[rge] Ord,
January 17, 18455" x 8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Concerning the election of new members to the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854.
Letter to Franklin Bache,
January 17, 18458 1/4" x 10 1/2"

[Philadelphia], 2 pp. and address. A.L.S Declines election as president of the A.P.S. See also, Patterson to members of the A.P.S., January 3, 1845.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Connecticut Historical Society.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Jan. 20, 184510x8

Hartford, A.L.S.: Cha[rle]s Hosmer. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 10x8

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Jan. 21, 184510x8

Philadelphia, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Walter R. Johnson. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 10x8

Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851.
Letter to George Ord,
January 25, 18455" x 7 3/4"

[Philadelphia] 1 p., address and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests that books (not named) be delivered to bearer.

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

Dillaway, Charles K. (Charles Knapp), 1804-1889.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord,
January 27, 18454 15/16" x 7 7/8"

Librarian of the A.P.S., Boston, 1 p. address and endorsement. A.L.S. The Boston Society of Natural History forwards the missing numbers of its Journal to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 4 15/16" x 7 7/8"

Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886.
Letter to W. S. Young;
Feb. 1, 18456-1/2x4

Philadelphia, A.L.S. 1p.and add. George Ord will furnish coal. On same sheet is letter form W.S.Young to G. Ord; [Feb. 2, 1845].

General physical description: 6-1/2x4

Young, William S..
Letter to George Ord;
Feb. 2, 18456-1/2x4

A.L.S. 1p.and add.,end. Asks for coal. On same sheet as letter from Isaac Lea to W. S. Young; Feb. 1, 1845.

General physical description: 6-1/2x4

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Letter to ----,
February 4, 18457 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Washington, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Has signed and returned the diplomas (of membership in the A.P.S.).

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

Hammer-Purgstall, Joseph, Frieherr von, 1774-1856.
Letter to [the American philosophical society];
Feb. 8, 184511x8-3/4

Vienna, L.S. 1p.,end. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 11x8-3/4

Hughes, John, 1797-1864.
Letter to the President of the A.P.S.,
February 8, 18457 7/8" x 10 1/16"

New York, 1 p., address and endorsements. L. in 3d. per. Forwards package from Vienna to the A.P.S.

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

Bache, Franklin, 1792-1864.
Letter to George Ord,
February 11, 18457 1/2" x 9 1/2"

Librarian of A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests that a special meeting of the A.P.S. be called for Friday evening next.

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

Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885.
Letter to George Ord,
February 11, 18457 3/4" x 9 5/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Washington, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Inquires as to location of certain rare botanical works. "Captain Wilkes is now in Philadelphia . . . "

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

Athenaeum of Philadelphia.
Committee of the Athenaeum to Franklin Bache,
February 11, 18458" x 10"

[Philadelphia], 2pp. L.S.: T[homas] I.Wharton, and others. Proposal that the Athenaeum and A.P.S. erect a building "upon the present Lot for the accommodation of both Institutions." See Pro., IV, 142.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Lesueur, Charles Alexandre, 1778-1846.
Letter to the [American] Philosophical Society,
February 14, 18457" x 8 3/4"

Havre, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. (In French.) Presents to the A.P.S.: a copy of his Geological Views of the Falaises at the Cape of Laheve. See Pro., IV, 153. (For map see: 242.1.937:1843:L565vch.

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

Angelis, Pedro de, 1784-1859.
Letter to ----,
February 18, 18458 1/4" x 10 5/8"

Buenos Ayres, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. (In French.) Regarding an error in the title of a pamphlet by him. See Pro., IV, 161.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 5/8"

Ingersoll, Joseph Reed, 1786-1868.
Letter to R[obley] Dunglison,
February 19, 18458 1/4" x 10 5/8"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Washington, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses letter from the French minister explaining gift of books from the Minister of War to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 5/8"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on proposal of Athenaeum to erect building for the joint use of the two societies;
Feb. 21, 184510x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: R.M. Patterson, G.Ord, Isaac Lea, Geo. W. Smith and Geo. M. Justice. 2p., end. See APS Proc., IV, 146.

General physical description: 10x8

Seldener, Richard.
Letter to Franklin Bache,
February 21, 18455 5/16" x 9"

President of the [American] Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Transmits to the A.P.S.: a package of books from M. Berzelius of Stockholm. See Pro., IV, 143.

General physical description: 5 5/16" x 9"

American Colonization Society.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Feb. 22, 18459-1/2x7-3/4

Washington, L.S.: W.McLain. 1p.,end. Thanks for Transactions. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 9-1/2x7-3/4

Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854.
Letter to Geo[rge] Ord,
February 27, 18454 7/8" x 7 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Will be impossible for him to meet committee this afternoon.

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

Seldener, Richard.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord,
February 28, 18458 15/16" x 10 11/16"

Librarian of A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Will forward package for Royal Society of Sciences of Upsal, by way of New York, when opportunity offers.

General physical description: 8 15/16" x 10 11/16"

Bowditch Library.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Feb., 18459-3/4x8

Boston, A.L.S.: H.I.Bowditch. 1p.,end.: A.L. Elwyn and add. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 9-3/4x8

Haldeman, Samuel Steman, 1812-1880.
Letter to Robley Dunglison,
March 3, 18457 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Columbia, Pa., 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. The Natural History Society of Bern, Switzerland, desires to exchange its Denkschriften for the Transactions of American scientific societies.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on paper by [S. S.] Haldeman on the "Coleoptera longicorna of the United States";
March 7, 18459x8

[Philadelphia], D.S.: T. R. Peale, Isaac Lea, and G. Ord. 1p. , end. See APS Proc. , IV, 49. Printed: APS Trans., n.s., X, 27-66.

General physical description: 9x8

Dillaway, Charles K. (Charles Knapp), 1804-1889.
Letter to George Ord,
March 9, 18458 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Librarian of A.P.S., Boston, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. The librarian of the Boston Society of Natural History requests A.P.S. Transactions, n.s., I, III, V, and Proceedings, nos. 21 and 24.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Everett, Edward, 1794-1865.
Letter to George Ord, Librarian of A.P.S.,
March 14, 18457 1/4" x 8 7/8"

London, 3 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Suggests that Charles L. Bonaparte be authorized to represent the A.P.S. at meeting of the Italian Scientific Association at Naples in October. See Pro., Iv, 153-154 Printed: APS Proceedings, Vol.90, No.5,December,1946.

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

Muséum national d'historie naturelle (France).
Letter to [Peter S.] DuPonceau, Philadelphia;
March 19, 184510-1/4x8

Paris, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: E.Chevreul and Jussieu. 1p.,end.: A.L.Elwyn. In French. Thanks for Transactions and Proceedings

General physical description: 10-1/4x8

Dillaway, Charles K. (Charles Knapp), 1804-1889.
Letter to George Ord,
March 23, 18458 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Librarian of the A.P.S., Boston, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. The Boston Society of Natural History sends to the A.P.S.: pp. 129-200 of Proceedings, and Journal, V, no. 1.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Letter to George Ord,
April 11, 18457 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Washington, 1 p., address and endorsement A.L.S. Requests two copies of Proceedings of A.P.S. centennial.

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

Linnean Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
April 18, 184510x7-1/2

London, Printed D.filled in in ms.S.: John J. Bennett. 1p.,end.: J.F.F[isher] and add. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 10x7-1/2

Sartori, John B..
Letter to George Ord,
April 18, 18458" x 10"

Librarian of A.P.S., Leghorn, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. (Duplicate.) Offers to sell his secret of fixation of mercury to the A.P.S. Enclosed in Sartori to Ord, April 29, 1845.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
Letter to the American philosophical society Philadelphia;
April 19, 18459x7

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: R.Clarke. 1p.,end. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 9x7

Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886.
Letter to George Ord,
April 22, 18454 7/8" x 7 5/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsements. A.N.S. Requests a complete set of A.P.S. Transactions, old series, as he can sell the same.

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

Sartori, John B..
Letter to Geo[rge] Ord,
April 29, 18458" x 10"

Librarian of A.P.S., Leghorn, 1p. and endorsement. L.S. By brig Aldebaran sends piece of fiexed mercury to Mr. Ord, to be shown to the A.P.S. See Pro., IV, 184.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Owen, Richard, 1804-1892.
Letter to [George] Ord,
April 30, 18457 3/8" x 9"

Treasurer of the A.P.S., R[oya]l College of Surgeons, [London], 1 p. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of diploma of membership in the A.P.S.

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

Geological Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
May 1, 184515x9

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Wm.J. Hamilton. 1p.,end.and add.: P.Vaughan, Esq. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 15x9

Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.)..
Receipt to the American Philosophical Society for hospital expenses ofr Augustus Larrentree
May 5, 18454x7-1/2

D.S.: Wm. G. Malin. 1p.,end.and end. Paid by George ord.

General physical description: 4x7-1/2

Dillaway, Charles K. (Charles Knapp), 1804-1889.
Letter to George Ord,
May 22, 18458 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Librarian of A.P.S., Boston, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. The librarian of the Boston Society of Natural History requests a copy of the Catalogue of the Library of the A.P.S., published in 1824.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Law Academy of Philadelphia.
Receipt to the American philosophical society;
May 23, 18455-1/2x7

Philadelphia, D.S.: Edward Armstrong. 1p., and end. Receipt for portrait of DuPonceau, "allowed to be copied for the use of the Law Academy of Philadelphia."

General physical description: 5-1/2x7

Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877.
Letter to George Ord,
May 23, 18455" x 8"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents copy of his Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord,
May 29, 18457 15/16" x 9 7/8"

Librarian of the A.P.S., New York, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Returns designated books to the A.P.S. Will present a copy of his essay for the Ethnological Association of New York as soon as it appears.

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

Delafield, Richard, 1798-1873.
Letter to George Ord,
May 30, 18457 13/16" x 9 15/16"

Treasurer of A.P.S., Military Academy, West Point, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. The Superintendent of the Military Academy requests information as to subscription to Astronomische Nachrichten.

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

Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886.
Letter to George Ord,
May 30, 18455" x 8"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents a copy of Etudes sur les Échinides, by Charles des Moulins. Also some reports and a catalogue of birds. See Pro., IV, 172.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

Beck, Theodric Romeyn, 1791-1855.
Letter to George Ord,
May 31, 18458" x 10"

Albany, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. The secretary of the New York State Library submits a list of A.P.S. publications in their possession, with request that deficiencies be filled, if possible.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Brown, David Paul, 1795-1872.
Letter to George Ord,
May 31, 18455" x 7 7/8"

Librarian of the A.P.S., [Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Has requested Mr. John Haviland to examine room below Athenaeum to determine the need of repairs.

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

Zoological Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
May, 18459-3/4x8

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

General physical description: 9-3/4x8

Linnean Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
June 4, 184510x7-1/2

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: John J. Bennett. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 10x7-1/2

Royal Astronomical Society.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
June 4, 18459x7-1/2

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: R.Harris. 1p.,end. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 9x7-1/2

New York State Library.
Letter to George Ord, Philadelphia;
June 6, 184510x8

Albany, Printed L.filled in in ms. S.: T.Romeyn Beck. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Proceedings and Transactions

General physical description: 10x8

Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886.
Isaac Lea to George Ord,
June 11, 18455" x 8"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests balance due the Publications committee.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

Zantedeschi, Francesco, 1797-1873.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
June 14, 184510x8-1/2

Venice, A.L.S. 1p.and end. In Italian. Presents five scientific works to the society (listed in letter).

General physical description: 10x8-1/2

Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain).
Letter to J.K. Kane;
June 17, 184510x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Francis Whishaw. 1p.,end.: R.D[unglison]. Thanks for publications of APS.

General physical description: 10x8

Du Bois, William E. (William Ewing), 1810-1881.
Letter to George Ord,
June 24, 18454 15/16" x 7 3/4"

U. S. Mint, [Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Wishes to borrow [William] Marsden, Numismata orientalia illustrata.

General physical description: 4 15/16" x 7 3/4"

Bossange, Hector, 1795-1884.
Statement of account with the American philosophical society;
June 25, 184511x8

Paris, D. 1p.and end. In French.

General physical description: 11x8

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Letter to [the American Philosophical Society],
June 28, 18458" x 9"

Washington, 1 p. and endorsements. Pr.D. Treasury department directs map of New York bay and harbor to be sent to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 8" x 9"

New-York Historical Society.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia
June 184510x7-1/2

New York, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: George Gibbs. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 10x7-1/2

Letter to R[obley] Dunglison, Philadelphia;
June, 184510x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: S.Hunter Christie. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for publication on DuPonceau.

General physical description: 10x8

Royal Society (Great Britain)..
Letter to the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia
June 184510x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: S.Hunter Christie. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Proceedings and Proceedings of the academy of natural sciences.

General physical description: 10x8

Bossange, Hector, 1795-1884.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord,
July 1, 18458 3/8" x 10 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Paris, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. (In French.) Acknowledges receipt of several letters. Book news.

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

Barclay, James J., 1794-1885.
Letter to Geo[rge] Ord,
July 7, 18456 1/2" x 8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endrosement. Wishes to purchase A.P.S. Transactions, I, III, and XIII.

General physical description: 6 1/2" x 8"

Eichthal, Gustave d', 1804-1886.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
July 7, 18456 3/8" x 8 1/8"

Paris, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. (In French.) Presents to the A.P.S.: Etudes sur l'histoire primitive des races Océaniennes et Américaines.

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

Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857.
Letter to the Librarian of the A.P.S.,
July 12, 18458" x 9"

Rome, 1 p. and endorsement. Unsigned extract of L. Returns thanks for having been chosen as the representative of the A.P.S. at the Seventh Congress of the Italian Association, to be held at Naples in September next. Printed: APS Proceedings, Vol.90, no.5 December,1946.

General physical description: 8" x 9"

Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854.
Letter to Geo[rge] Ord,
July 15, 18457 3/4" x 9 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.N.S. Introducing Mr. [Richard S.] McCulloh, who wishes to consult certain books in the library of the A.P.S.

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

Carey, Henry Charles, 1793-1879.
Letter to Geo[rge] Ord,
July 16, 18454 1/8" x 7 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Borrowed [Samuel] Kidd's work on China, which he has passed on to [Horace] Binney.

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

Short, Charles Wilkins, 1794-1863.
Letter to George Ord,
August 4, 18457 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Librarian of the A.P.S., Fernbank,Ohio, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents a few botanical catalogues of his friend, Dr. Chapman, of Florida. Introduces his son and Mr. Richardson.

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

Loomis, Elias, 1811-1889.
Letter to George Ord,
August 25, 18457 5/8" x 9 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement A.L.S. Requests Mr. Ord to order nos. 527 and 528 of the Astronomische Nachrichten for him.

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

Moskovskoe obshchestvo li︠u︡biteleĭ prirody.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Sept. 11, 184510-1/2x8-1/4

Moscow, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Renard. 1p.,end. In French. Forwards publication.

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

Beck, Theodric Romeyn, 1791-1855.
Letter to Robley Dunglison
September 12, 18457 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Albany, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Lists various publications of the A.P.S. in which the New York State Library is deficient. Hopes to complete files. See Pro., IV, 190.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on a paper by William McIlvaine, "A perpetual calendar, civil and ecclesiastical";
Sept. 19, 184510x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: R. M. Patterson, John F. Frazer, and Sears C. Walker. 1p., end. See APS Proc., IV, 192-197. Printed: APS Trans.,n.s.,X,103-129.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee on the claim of the executors of Mr. Nathan Dunn;
Sept. 19, 184513x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: Clement C. Biddle, H. J. Williams, J. K, Kane, J. J. Vanderkemp. 3p. and end. See APS Proc., IV, 196.

General physical description: 13x8

Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886.
Letter to George Ord,
September 24, 18455" x 8"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests use of room for Wistar Party on Friday evening next.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

Young, William S..
Letter to I[saac] Lea;
Oct. 3, 18455x8

Philadelphia, L.S.by W.H. Fox. 1p.and add.,end. Concerning the delivery of coal.

General physical description: 5x8

Young, William S..
Letter to Isaac Lea;
Oct. 4, 18453x8

Philadelphia, A.L.S. 1p.and add. Concerning the delivery of coal.

General physical description: 3x8

Beck, Theodric Romeyn, 1791-1855.
Letter to George Ord
October 14, 18457 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Albany, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. The secretary of the New York State Library acknowledges the receipt of certain numbers of A.P.S. Proceedings. See Pro., IV, 198.

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

Markoe, Francis, 1801-1871.
Letter to Robley Dunglison,
October 16, 18457 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Washington, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.N.S. Is holding some volumes from St. Petersburg (not named) for the A.P.S.

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

Fraley, F. (Frederick), 1804-1901.
Letter to Alfred L. Elwyn,
October 17, 18457 7/8" X 10"

Secretary of A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Hopes to have obituary notice of the late [William H.] Keating ready in the course of November. See Pro., IV, 203.

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

Everett, Edward, 1794-1865.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord,
October 21, 18454 1/4" x 6 3/4"

Boston, 3 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Has received package from London containing magnetic observations at Toronto, and The Magnetic Observatory at Philadelphia, for the A.P.S.

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

Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886.
Letter to George Ord,
October 30, 18454" x 5 1/8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Inquires whether Mr. Ord has come upon a copper plate of insects amon [John] Vaughan's effects.

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

Sartori, John B..
Letter to Robley Dunglison,
November 1, 18458 3/8" x 10 5/8"

2 pp., address and endorsement. L.S. Concerning the fixation of mercury. Regrets lack of interest on part of A.P.S. This my force him to sell secret to one of the European scientific societies. See Pro., IV, 226.

General physical description: 8 3/8" x 10 5/8"

Kungl. Svenska vetenskapsakademien.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Nov. 1, 184511x8-3/4

Stockholm, Printed L.filled in ms.S.: Svedborn. 1p.,end. In French. Thanks for publications and forwards their publications.

General physical description: 11x8-3/4

Totten, Joseph Gilbert, 1788-1864.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
November 3, 18457 7/8" x 9 13/16"

Washington, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: Papers on Practical Engineering, no. 3.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 13/16"

Graff, Charles.
Receipt to the American philosophical society for ground rent taxes;
Nov. 6, 18457x8

Philadelphia, D. 1p.,end.by [George Ord],and end.

General physical description: 7x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee for revising the laws;
Nov. 7, 184513x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: G.Ord, R.M. Patterson, and W.H. Dillingham. 1p. and end. See APS Proc., IV, 210.

General physical description: 13x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on a paper by Major James D. Graham, "Observations for the magnetic dip...in 1840;"
Nov. 7, 184512-1/2x8

[Philadelphia], D.S.: Sears C. Walker, R.M. Patterson, and John F. Frazer. 1p., end. See APS Proc., IV, 205-207. Printed: APS Trans., n.s., IX, 329-345.

General physical description: 12-1/2x8

Treatise on the parallactic eyepieces
November 15, 1845 
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Letter to George Ord,
November 16, 18457 13/16" x 9 7/8"

Washington, 1 p. A.L.S. Requests that parcel from [Stephen] Alexander be sent to [Eugenius] Nulty. Death of [D. B.] Warden.

General physical description: 7 13/16" x 9 7/8"

Lang, John C..
Statement of the value of marks, made to Robert Orr;
November 17, 184512-1/2x8, 3x8

A.D.S. 2p.and add.,end.

General physical description: 12-1/2x8, 3x8

Alexander, Stephen, 1806-1883.
Letter to George Ord,
November 24, 18457 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Librarian of A.P.S., Princeton, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Note of apology for delay in returning books to the A.P.S. library.

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

Cooke, John.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
Nov. 25, 18457-1/4x4-1/4

Philadelphia, A.L.S. 1p.,end.and add. Forwards pamphlets from Upsala.

General physical description: 7-1/4x4-1/4

Abert, John James, 1788-1863.
Letter to [Robley] Dunglison,
December 3, 18458" x 10"

Washington, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of letter. Will write to Baltimore and endeavor to get [J. N.] Nicollet's Journal of his life. FILM403 FRAME 47

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Bancroft, George, 1800-1891.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord,
Dec. 3, 18458" x 9 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Washington, 1 p. A.L.S. Has applied to Department of State for public documents to be sent to A.P.S. Has been unable to obtain results. See Buchanan to Ingersoll, Dec. 16, 1845; Ingersoll to Ord, Dec. 18, 1845.

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

Angelis, Pedro de, 1784-1859.
Letter to John K. Kane, Secretary of the A.P.S.,
December 5, 18458 1/4" x 10 3/8"

Ls-1 Buenos Aires, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. (In French.) Presents collection of documents upon British and French relations with the Argentine.

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

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Letter to [the American Philosophical Society],
December 8, 18454" x 7 1/2"

Washington, 1 p. Pr.D. [Treasury department] directs the final sheets of map of New York bay and harbor to be sent to the A.P.S.

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

American Philosophical Society.
[Publication of the American Philosophical Society in the Library of Congress,
December 9, 18457 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Washington, 1 p. D. Unsigned. Handwriting that of J. R. Ingersoll. Enclosed in: Ingersoll to Ord, December 9, 1845.

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

Ingersoll, Joseph Reed, 1786-1868.
Letter to Geo[rge] Ord,
December 9, 18458 1/4" x 10 5/8"

Washington, 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses list of publications of the A.P.S. in the Library of Congress. Has communicated with secretary of state in re claims of A.P.S.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 5/8"

New York State Library.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord;
Dec. 9, 184510x8

Albany, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: T.Romeyn Beck. 1p.and add.,end. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 10x8

Washington, L., Jr..
Letter to the Librarian of the A.P.S.,
December 11, 18457 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Department of State, [Washington, D. C.], 1 p., address and endorsement. D.S. Sends to the A.P.S.: documents of 28 Congress, 1 session.

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

Buchanan, James, 1791-1868.
Letter to Joseph R. Ingersoll,
December 16, 18458 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Department of State, Washington, 2 pp. L.S. A.P.S. not named in resolution of December 27, 1813, as entitled to receive public documents. Will forward those of 28 Congress, 1 session. Enclosed in: Ingersoll to Ord, December 18, 1845.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Meehan, John Silva, 1790-1863.
Letter to George Ord,
Dec. 16, 18457 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Washington, 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. The librarian of congress wishes A.P.S. Transactions, n.s., VI, pt. 1, and IX, pt. 2, and as complete a set of Proceedings as can be obtained.

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

Ingersoll, Joseph Reed, 1786-1868.
Letter to George Ord,
December 18, 18458" x 10"

Librarian of the A.P.S., House of Representatives, Washington, 1 p. and endorsement. A.N.S. "Presumes" that A.P.S. has received documents referred to in enclosed letter from Buchanan to Ingersoll, Dec. 16, 1845.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Alexander, J. H., (John Henry), 1812-1867.
Letter to [Robley] Dunglison,
December 20, 18457 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Baltimore, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Sends to the A.P.S.: copy of report upon weights and measures "so far as applicable to the . . . State of Maryland."

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

Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851.
Letter to George Ord,
December 30, 18454 7/8" x 7 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., [Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Wishes to borrow Abhandlungen der Academie der Wischerschaft for 1827.

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

Coates, Benjamin Hornor, 1797-1881.
Letter to Thomas Biddle and others,
December 31, 18454 7/8" x 7 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges letter of December 23, but regrets that he will be unable to be of financial assistance to the A.P.S.

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

Hare, Robert.
Letter to Tho[ma]s Biddle and others,
December 31, 18457 7/8" x 10"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Refuses to subscribe to books (not named) left for his consideration, which he returns.

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

Hare, Robert.
Letter to George Ord,
December 31, 18455" x 8"

[Philadelphia], 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Wishes Mr. Ord to inform the members of the A.P.S. that he does not wish to be a candidate for the office of president.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
Calculation of taxes on Magellanic ground rents
184510x8

A.D. 1p.and end.

General physical description: 10x8

Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872.
Letter to the secretaries of the A.P.S., Hall of the A.P.S.,
January 2, 18468 1/8" x 10 1/2"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Offers to resign his position as a secretary of the A.P.S.

General physical description: 8 1/8" x 10 1/2"

Morris, Ellwood, 1813?-1872.
Letter to George Ord,
January 2, 18467 11/16" x 9 5/8"

Treasurer of A.P.S., Pottsville, 1 p. address and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses his "annual contribution" to the American Philosophical Society.

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

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
January 5, 18467 3/8" x 9"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Forwards designated journals to the A.P.S. by the Saranak.

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

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Letter to George Ord,
January 9, 18467 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Washington, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. "I hope the Society feuds are healed by this election, . . . "

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

Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886.
Letter to George Ord,
January 13, 18464" x 6 1/2"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.N.S. Dr. [Robley] Dunglison will return [John] Torrey's Flora.

General physical description: 4" x 6 1/2"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on a paper by James D. Graham on the magnetic dip, 1841-1843 and 1844;
Jan. 16, 18467-1/2x8-1/2

[Philadelphia] D.S.: John F. Frazer and E Otis Kendall. 1p. See APS Proceedings, IV, 229. Printed: APS Transactions, n.s., IX, 345-373.

General physical description: 7-1/2x8-1/2

Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872.
Letter to Alfred [L.] Elwyn, Secretary of A.P.S.,
January 16, 18468 3/8" x 10 1/2"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Regrets non-acceptance of his resignation from secretaryship of A.P.S. Again tenders his resignation.

General physical description: 8 3/8" x 10 1/2"

Smith, Charles J..
Letter to the Secretary of the Phila[delphia] (sic) Philosophical Society,
January 19, 18468 1/2" x 10 5/8"

New York, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. The U. S. consul for Pará wishes to Know whether documents forwarded to the A.P.S. by Lt. Col. Antonio L. M. Baena of Pará ever arrived.

General physical description: 8 1/2" x 10 5/8"

Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853.
Letter to George Ord,
January 26, 18465" x 8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests Mr. Ord to call a meeting of the committee on the subscription list for Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

Parkman, Francis.
Letter to [George] Ord,
January 26, 18467 13/16" x 9 13/16"

Washington House, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Introducing Mr. Dickson "as a suitable person to copy the papers . . . in the Horsefield (sic) Collection." FILM 403 FRAME 142

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

American Academy of Arts and Sciences..
Report of committee of American Academy of Arts and Sciences
January 28, 18467 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Boston, 5 pp. D.S. Copy. In re extension and perfection of meteorological observations in North America. Enclosed in Asa Gray to Secretary of the A.P.S., January 31, 1846.

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

North America - meteorology.
Report of committee of American Academy of arts and Sciences,
January 28, 18467 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Boston, 5pp. D.S. Copy. In re extension and perfection of meteorological observations in North America. Enclosed in Asa Gray to Secretary of the A.P.S., January 31, 1846.

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

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 .
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.
January 31, 18467 15/16" x 9 15/16"

Boston, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses report submitted to American Academy of Arts and Sciences regarding extension and perfection of meteorological observations in North Amerca.

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

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to Geo[rge] Ord
February 3, 18464 1/2" x 7 1/2"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Acknowledges receipt of letter of December 23, [1845], advising of box forwarded by the Susquehanna.

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

American Academy of Arts and Sciences..
American Academy of Arts and Sciences to the joint library committee of Congress,
February 4, 18468 1/4" x 13 3/4"

Boston, 3 pp. and endorsement. Copy signed: Edward Everett, Asa Gray, Robert Treat Paine. Requesting larger edition of scientific reports of U. S. Exploring Expedition. See Pro., IV, 237.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 13 3/4"

Gummere, Samuel James, 1811-1874.
Letter to George Ord,
February 5, 18467 15/16" x 9 7/8"

Treasurer of A.P.S., Burlington, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of Astronomische Nachrichten. Possible discontinuance of subscription (by A.P.S.).

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

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to George Ord
February 6, 18467 1/2" x 9 1/16"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. by the Susquehanna.

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

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Statement of account with George Ord;
Feb. 7, 1846 - May 18, 18477-1/2x16-1/2

D.S. 1p.and end. Business of the society.

General physical description: 7-1/2x16-1/2

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 .
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.
February 8, 18468" x 10"

Boston, 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses copy of letter from A.A.A.S. to joint library committee of Congress asking fro the publication of a larger edition of the scientific reports of the U. S. Exploring Expedition.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Letter to R[obert] M. Patterson,
February 15, 18467 3/4" x 9 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses [Eugenius] Nulty's paper, "On the determination of azimuths . . ." See Pro., IV, 234.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on communication from American academy of arts and science, relative to meteorological observations;
Feb. 20, 184610x8

Philadelphia, D.S.: G. Emerson, Charles McEuen and John C. Cresson. 2p.,end. See APS Proc., IV, 238.

General physical description: 10x8

Angelis, Pedro de, 1784-1859.
Letter to John K. Kane,
February 20, 18468 1/4" x 10 3/8"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Buenos Ayres, 1p. endorsement. A.L.S. (In French.) Presents collection of documents upon British and French relations with the Argentine.

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

Society of Antiquaries of London.
Letter to John Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Feb. 20, 184610x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Nicholas Carlisle. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Transactions, Proceedings and Transactions of the Historical committee.

General physical description: 10x8

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
February 21, 18467 1/4" x 8 7/8"

London, 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: R. Clarke. Acknowledges receipt of certain Transactions and Proceedings of the A.P.S.

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

Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain).
Letter to the American philosophical society;
Feb. 21, 18469-1/2x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Jul[ia]n R. Jackson. 1p.,end. Thanks for Proceedings and Transactions

General physical description: 9-1/2x8

Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Letter to W[illiam] Vaughan;
Feb. 23, 18469x7-1/2

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

General physical description: 9x7-1/2

Graham, J. D. (James Duncan), 1799-1865.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord,
February 25, 18468" x 10"

Librarian of A.P.S., Washington, 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests card showing dates of business meetings of the A.P.S. Requests that "Bulletins" of A.P.S. be sent to him.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Hammer-Purgstall, Joseph, Frieherr von, 1774-1856.
Letter to ----,
February 25, 18468 3/4" x 11"

Vienna, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: last set of the Vienna Review, and a survey of books printed at Constantinople and Cairo.

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

Geological Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
Feb. 26, 184611-3/4x8-1/2

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Wm. J. Hamilton. 1p.,end.and add.: P.Vaughan, Esq. Thanks for Transactions and Proceedings

General physical description: 11-3/4x8-1/2

New-York Historical Society.
Letter to the Corresponding secretary of the A.P.S.,
February 26, 18468 1/4" x 10 3/8"

New York, 3 pp. and endorsement. L.S.: John Jay. Letter transmitting resolutions praying congress to authorize a larger edition of the scientific volumes of the United States Exploring Expedition.

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

Carpenter, William B., 1821-1899.
Letter to W[illiam] Vaughan,
February 27, 18464 1/2" x 7 1/4"

Stoke Newington, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges diploma of membership in the A.P.S., and packet forwarded to London Institution.

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

Cuthbert, John A., (John Albert), 1788-1881.
Letter to George Ord, Philadelphia;
Feb. 28, 184610-1/2x8-1/2

Hamburg, A.L.S. 1p.and add.,end. Business of the society.

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

Horticultural Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
March 3, 18468-3/4x7-1/4

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

General physical description: 8-3/4x7-1/4

Royal botanic society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
March 6, 18469-1/2x7-1/2

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: G.E.Dennes. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Proceedings.

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

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to George Ord
March 10, 18467 3/8" x 9 3/16"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Forwards parcel from the [Royal] Astronomical Society to the A.P.S. by the Wyoming.

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 9 3/16"

Harvard University.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
March 11, 24, 184610x8

Cambridge, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Edward Everett, Pres.and Thaddeus William Harris Librarian. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Proceedings and Transactions

General physical description: 10x8

Tidyman, Philip.
Letter to George Ord,
March 12, 18467 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Charleston, S.C., 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Has sent 21 volumes of books in the French language to the A.P.S. Opinion on the Oregon question.

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

Tidyman, Philip.
Letter to George Ord,
March 14, 18467 7/8" x 9 13/16"

Charleston, S. C., 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Sends "a few Books in the French Language" to the A.P.S. library. See Pro., IV, 246-247.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 13/16"

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
March 18, 18468 1/8" x 10 1/16"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. "I am very sorry to find the Society is still in difficulty but hope your energy will extricate it." Sends bill for £2.17.9.

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

Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskab.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
March 20, 184611x8-1/2

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Orsted. 1p.,end. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 11x8-1/2

Royal society of sciences of Copenhagen..
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
March 20, 18468 1/2" x 10 3/4"

[Copenhagen]. 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: H. Orsted. Forwards certain listed publications to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 8 1/2" x 10 3/4"

Walker, Sears Cook, 1805-1853.
Letter to George Ord,
March 20, 18467 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Washington, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests that his copies of Astronomische Nachrichten be promptly forwarded to him at Washington.

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

Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892.
Letter to George Ord,
March 25, 18464 1/8" x 5 5/16"

Librarian of A.P.S., [New York], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Wishes to obtain A.P.S. Proceedings, I, nos. 12-14, for the New York Historical Society.

General physical description: 4 1/8" x 5 5/16"

American Philosophical Society.
Appointment of committee to oppose claim of executors of Nathan Dunn;
March 31, 18469-1/2 x 8

D.S.: Thomas Biddle. 1p. and end. See APS Proc., IV, 244.

General physical description: 9-1/2 x 8

New-York Historical Society.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
March, 18469-3/4x7-1/2

New York, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: George Gibbs. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Proceedings and Transactions

General physical description: 9-3/4x7-1/2

Linnean Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
April 2, 184610x7-1/2

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: John J. Bennett. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Proceedings and Transactions

General physical description: 10x7-1/2

American Philosophical Society. Committee on finance.
Report;
April 3, 184613x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: Clement C. Biddle, R. M. Patterson, and Isaac Lea. 3p. and end. See APS Broc., IV, 248.

General physical description: 13x8

Ward, Townsend, 1817?-1885.
Letter to the Am[erican] Philosophical Society,
April 3, 18465" x 8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests permission to make lithographic copy of portrait of [John] Heckewelder belonging to the A.P.S. Granted. See Pro., IV, 245.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

Bossange, Hector, 1795-1884.
Letter to [George Ord],
April 8, 18468 3/8" x 11"

Librarian of A.P.S., Paris, 2 pp., address and endorsement. D.S. (In French.) Account current for periodicals.

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

Graham, J. D. (James Duncan), 1799-1865.
Letter to George Ord,
April 11, 18467 7/8" x 9 13/16"

Secretary of A.P.S., Washington, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests three or four copies of the last "Bulletin" of the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 7/8" x 9 13/16"

Abert, John James, 1788-1863.
Letter to [Robley] Dunglison,
April 15, 18467 15/16" x 9 15/16"

----, 1 p. and endorsement A.L.S. In re work on biographical sketch of [J. N.] Nicollet. FILM 403 FRAME 48

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

Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872.
Letter to Robley Dunglison,
April 16, 18468" x 10"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. The Franklin Institute will cooperate with the A.P.S. and the Amer. Acad. of Arts and Sciences in requesting the government for an extension of meteorologial observations.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Dunglison, Robley, 1798-1869.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord,
April 17, 18463 15/16" x 5 3/4"

[Philadelphia], 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Due to illness, will be unable to attend meeting of A.P.S. this evening.

General physical description: 3 15/16" x 5 3/4"

Potter, Alonzo, 1800-1865.
Letter to [George] Ord,
April 17, 18464 1/2" x 7 1/4"

[Philadelphia], 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Deposits "the accompanying trifles" in the library of the A.P.S. See pro., IV, 249.

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

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
April 20, 18467 7/16" x 9 1/4"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Forwards designated journals to the A.P.S. by the T. P. Cope.

General physical description: 7 7/16" x 9 1/4"

Alexander, Stephen, 1806-1883.
Letter to George Ord,
April 23, 18467 11/16" x 9 5/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Princeton, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses draft for $8.44, due on the Astronomische Nachrichten.

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

Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
April 27, 184610x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: John Davies and James P. Joule. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Proceedings and Transactions and Hist. comm. Transactions.

General physical description: 10x8

Moskovskoe obshchestvo li︠u︡biteleĭ prirody.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
April 27, 18468 3/8" x 10 5/8"

Moscow, 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: Dr. Renard. (In French.) Sends to the A.P.S.: Bulletin, no. 4, 1845; and nos. 1-3, 1846.

General physical description: 8 3/8" x 10 5/8"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on paper by Graham and Whipple on the magnetic dip at Rouse's Point,;
May 1, 184610x8

[Philadelphia], D.S.: John F. Frazer and R. M. Patterson. 1p. and end. See APS Proc., IV, 252. Printed: APS Trans., n.s., IX, 373-380.

General physical description: 10x8

Walker, Sears Cook, 1805-1853.
Letter to George Ord,
May 1, 18467 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Washington, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Sends $10 toward payments due to the Society for Astronomische Nachrichten.

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

Loomis, Elias, 1811-1889.
Letter to George Ord,
May 6, 18468" x 9 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., New York University, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses $4 in payment for Astronomische Nachrichten, XXIII.

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

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Letter to George Ord,
May 7, 18467 1/2" x 9 7/8"

Washington 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses check for $250 as subscription to fund in aid of the A.P.S.

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

McEuen, Charles.
Letter to George Ord
May 8, 18468" x 10 3/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.N.S. Encloses subscription for relief of the Society.

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

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to George Ord,
May 8, 18467 3/4" x 9 1/2"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Diploma of membership in A.P.S. sent to Sir William Jardine lost. Requests duplicate.

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

Athenian institute, Philadelphia.
Resolution concerning loan to be made to the American Philosophical Society.
May 12, 18467 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Philadelphia. 1 p. Copy of D.S.: Joseph Sill. Enclosed in: Joseph Sill to Robley Dunglison, May 15, 1846.

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

Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854.
Letter to Geo[rge] Ord,
May 12, 18464 15/16" x 7 3/4"

[Philadelphia], 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Regarding form to be used in reports of the A.P.S. Board of Officers.

General physical description: 4 15/16" x 7 3/4"

Sill, Joseph, 1786-1875.
Letter to Robley Dunglison,
May 15, 18467 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Secretary of A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Regarding loan of $700-$900 from the Athenian Institute to the A.P.S. Resolution enclosed.

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

Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886.
Letter to W[illiam] S. Young;
May 16, 18466-1/2x4

A.L.S. 1p.and end. Tells him to order coal from George Ord. On same sheet is letter from W.S. Young to [George Ord; May 16, 1846].

General physical description: 6-1/2x4

Toland, Henry, b. 1785.
Letter to George Ord,
May 16, 18467 7/8" x 9 3/4"

L-10 New York, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Regarding a case of books sent to the A.P.S. from the Austrian embassy in London.

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

Young, William S..
Letter to [George Ord;]
May 16, 18466-1/2x4

A.L.S. 1p. Orders coal. On same sheet as letter from Isaac Lea to W.S. Young; May 16, 1846.

General physical description: 6-1/2x4

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
May 18, 18467 7/16" x 9 1/4"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Acknowledges receipt of draft for £2.17.9. "I am glad the War fever has subsided and hope Matters will soon be favorably settled."

General physical description: 7 7/16" x 9 1/4"

Toland, Henry, b. 1785.
Letter to George Ord, New York,
May 20, 18467 7/8" x 9 3/4"

L-10 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Package of books from Austrian embassy in London, detained at New York custom house, has been released and forwarded to A.P.S.

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

Habicht, C. Edward.
Letter to George Ord,
May 22, 18468 1/8" x 10 3/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., New York, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. The Swedish consul acknowledges receipt of packet for Royal Academy of Sciences of Stockholm. Has forwarded the same.

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

Jay, John C. (John Clarkson), 1808-1891.
Letter to [George] Ord,
May 22, 18468" x 10"

Librarian of A.P.S., New York, 1p. and endorsement. L.S. The New York Historical Society sends a circular to the A.P.S. in reference to the proposed changes in the tariff as affective literary institutions. See Pro., IV, 255.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872.
Letter to the Superintendent of the A.P.S.,
May 29, 18464 7/8" x 7 3/4"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. "If convenient to you, I will commence the drawing on Tuesday next..."

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

Bossange, Edouard.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord,
June 4, 18468 3/8" x 10 5/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., New York, 1 p., address and endorsement. Acknowledges receipt of letter of June 1, and box. Has sent the latter to Havre.

General physical description: 8 3/8" x 10 5/8"

Mali, Henry W. T..
Letter to G[eorge] Ord, Librarian of the A.P.S.,
June 5, 18468" x 10"

Belgian Consulate, New York, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Has forwarded parcel from the A.P.S. to the Royal Academy of Brussels.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Meigs, N..
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
June 5, 18468" x 10"

New York, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Association of American Geologists and Naturalists, through its secretary, transmits a few circulars to the A.P.S. See Pro., IV, 255-256.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851.
Letter to Geo[rge] Ord,
June 5, 18464 15/16" x 7 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Introducing Mr. E. G. Squier who wishes to examine [J.R.] Poinsett's collection of Mexican antiquities.

General physical description: 4 15/16" x 7 7/8"

Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857.
Letter to [George Ord], Librarian of A.P.S.,
June 8, 18468" x 13 1/8"

Rome, 2 pp. and endorsement. L. Copy. Extract only. Wishes to represent A.P.S. at eighth Italian scientific congress at Genoa. Recommends Joseph Ceva Grimaldi, Marquis of Pietracatella, for membership in the A.P.S. Printed: APS Proceedings, Vol.90, No.5,December,1946.

General physical description: 8" x 13 1/8"

Locke, John, 1792-1856.
Letter to R[obert] M. Patterson,
June 9, 18468" x 10"

Church Landing opposite New Castle, 3 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Concerning magnetic dip in Brandywine hills. See Pro., IV, 268.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Letter to Robley Dunglison
June 9, 1846 
Hays, Isaac, 1796-1879.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord,
June 10, 18464 7/8" x 8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests key to cabinet, in order that he may show mastodon bones to Dr. Warren of Boston.

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

Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886.
Letter to George Ord,
June 10, 18465 1/16" x 8 1/16"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Concerning claim of A.P.S. to 131 acre coal field near Shamokin. Suggests an investigation of the claim. Not found May, 2011.

General physical description: 5 1/16" x 8 1/16"

M'Ilvaine, Henry.
Letter to the President of the A.P.S.,
June 11, 18468" x 10"

[Philadelphia], 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S Requests return of two Mexican silver drinking cups and cestus, loaned to the A.P.S. by Joseph E. Bloomfield. See Pro., IV, 256.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to George Ord,
June 11, 18467 7/16" x 9 1/16"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. by the Susquehanna.

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

Schmidt, J. W..
Letter to George Ord,
June 20, 18468 1/2" x 11 1/8"

Librarian of the A.P.S., New York, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. The Prussian consul acknowledges receipt of parcel to be sent to the Royal Academy of Sciences at Berlin.

General physical description: 8 1/2" x 11 1/8"

Toland, Henry, b. 1785.
Letter to George Ord,
June 20, 18467 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Treasurer of A.P.S., New York, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of package for Bremen, which he will forward by brig Amazon.

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

Smith, J. Jay, (John Jay), 1798-1881.
Letter to George Ord
June 22, 18465" x 7 3/4"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Concerning money to be loaned to the American Philosophical Society.

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

Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856.
Letter to Isaac Hays, Philadelphia;
June 22, 18469x7-1/2

Boston, L.S. 2p.and add.,end. Asks permission to make casts of the APS mastodon bones.

General physical description: 9x7-1/2

Chauncey, Charles, 1777-1849.
Letter to [Nathaniel] Chapman,
June 24, 18467 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Walnut Street, [Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses letter addressed to Mr. Chapman as President of the A.P.S.

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

Royal Lombardy institute of science.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.
June 24, 18469 1/8" x 13 7/8"

Letters and Arts to the Secretary of the A.P.S., Milan, 1p. and endorsement. L.S. (In Italian.) Forwards books to, and asks exchange of publications with, the A.P.S. Printed: APS Proceedings, Vol.90,No.5, December, 1946.

General physical description: 9 1/8" x 13 7/8"

Dunlap, James D. (James Darwin), 1809-1858.
Letter to George Ord,
June 30, 18467 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Treasurer of A.P.S., Erie, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Regarding claim of $65 due to A.P.S. Offers to prosecute the same through his Washington agent, if so desired.

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

Letter to Nathaniel Chapman
June 1846 
Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to Geo[rge] Ord,
July 6, 18464 1/2" x 7 1/2"

London, 2 pp. and endorsement. L.S. Acknowledges receipt of £5. "It is very satisfactory to know that Society has so nearly extricated itself from its difficulties."

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

American Philosophical Society.
Settlement with the sheriff on the debt due the estate of Mr. Dunn;
July 10, 18466-1/2x8

D. 1p.and end.by George Ord.

General physical description: 6-1/2x8

Dillingham, William H., 1791-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
July 11, 18467 7/8" x 9 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 1p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Concerning money to be loaned to the American Philosophical Society.

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

Society of Antiquaries of London.
Letter to the Librarian of the A.P.S.,
July 11, 18464 7/8" x 7 3/4"

London, 1 p. and endorsement. 3d. per. N. Forwards Archaeologia, XXXI, to the library of the A.P.S.

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

Stoughton, Francisco.
Letter to George Ord,
July 13, 18467 15/16" x 9 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Consulate of Spain, New York, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of parcel for the Royal Academy of History of Madrid.

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

Abert, John James, 1788-1863.
Letter to Robley Dunglison
July 14, 1846 
American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on paper by Capt. Robert F. Stockton on gunnery;
July 17, 184610x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: John F. Frazer and R. M. Patterson. 1p., end. See A.P.S. Proc., IV, 273. Printed: APS Trans., n.s., X, 167-172.

General physical description: 10x8

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
July 24, 18467 7/16" x 9 1/4"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Acknowledges receipt of £5. "We rejoice at the improved state of the affairs of your Society." Settlement of the Oregon question.

General physical description: 7 7/16" x 9 1/4"

Königlich Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.
Letter to the A.P.S.,
August 1, 18467 3/4" x 12 7/8"

Berlin, 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: J. F. Encke. (In German.) Presents to the A.P.S.: Transactions, 1844; Monthly Reports, July, 1845-June, 1846.

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

New York Academy of Sciences.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Aug. 3, 184610x8

New York, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: John H. Redfield. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 10x8

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 .
Letter to [Robley] Dunglison
August 6, 18467 3/4" x 10 1/2"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Boston, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards to the A.P.S.: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Memoirs, II.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 10 1/2"

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
August 10, 18467 3/4" x 9 3/4"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Sends designated journals to the A.P.S. by the Philadelphia packet of August 12.

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

Dunlap, James D. (James Darwin), 1809-1858.
Letter to George Ord,
August 12, 18467 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Treasurer of A.P.S., Erie, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. With respect to claim of A.P.S. against the government for $65.

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

Grund, Francis J. (Francis Joseph), 1804-1863.
Letter to the President of the A.P.S.,
August 12, 18468 1/2" x 11"

Consulate of the U. S., Antwerp, 1 p., address and endorsement. L. Forwards package of publications from Academy of Sciences at Brussels.

General physical description: 8 1/2" x 11"

Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Aug. 14, 184611x8-1/2

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

General physical description: 11x8-1/2

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Letter to George Ord,
August 18, 18464 7/8" x 7 13/16"

Librarian of A.P.S., [Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Regrets that he failed to see Mr. Ord before leaving for New York.

General physical description: 4 7/8" x 7 13/16"

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
August 18, 18464 1/2" x 7 7/16"

London, 2 pp. and endorsement. L.S. U. S. tariff on books. "I am very glad to hear that your Society has got through its difficulties. . ."

General physical description: 4 1/2" x 7 7/16"

Brown, John Porter, 1814-1872.
Letter to the Secretary of the [American] Philosophical Society,
August 20, 18468 7/8" x 11 7/4"

Constantinople, 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Sends to the A.P.S.: Grammar of the ottoman Language.

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

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 .
Letter to Robley Dunglison
August 26, 18464 3/8" x 7"

Secretary of A.P.S., Cambridge, Mass., 2 pp. A.L.S. Concerning volume (from American Academy of Arts and Sciences) lost in mail.

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

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 .
Letter to [Robley] Dunglison
September 4, 18468 3/16" x 10 5/8"

Secretary of A.P.S., Cambridge, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Concerning location of parcels addressed to the Academy [of Natural Sciences] and the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 8 3/16" x 10 5/8"

Whitehead, William A. (William Adee), 1810-1884.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
September 7, 18468 3/8" x 10 5/8"

Newark, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards to the A.P.S.: a set of the publications of the New Jersey Historical Society.

General physical description: 8 3/8" x 10 5/8"

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to George Ord
September 10, 18467 3/8" x 9"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.I. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. by the Philadelphia packet September 12.

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

Bataviaasche genootschap von kunsten en wetenschappen.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Sept. 22, 184610-3/4x8-1/2

Amsterdam, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: W.Vrolik. 1p.,end.and add. In French. Thanks for Proceedings and Transactions

General physical description: 10-3/4x8-1/2

Darby, G. F..
Letter to G[eorge] Ord, New York,
October 1, 18468 1/4" x 10 1/2"

1 p., address and endorsement. Regarding case to be forwarded to St. Petersburg by the Russian consul. Is glad to hear of Mr. Ord's recovery from sickness.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886.
Letter to George Ord,
October 2, 18465" x 8 1/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Has called annual meeting of Wistar party for Saturday evening next.

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

Rolandi, Pietro, 1801-1863.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
October 8, 18464 1/2" x 7 3/8"

London, 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards parcel of books from the Royal Institute of Milan. See Pro., IV, 291.

General physical description: 4 1/2" x 7 3/8"

Académie royale des sciences de Stockholm.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
October 10, 18468 13/16" x 11 1/8"

Stockholm, 1 p. and address. D.S.: C. J. Baikman. (In French.) Presents to the A.P.S.: works listed herein.

General physical description: 8 13/16" x 11 1/8"

Nantucket Atheneum.
Letter to the Amer[ican] Philosoph[ical] Society,
October 12, 18467 13/16" x 9 7/8"

Nantucket, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S.: W[illia]m Mitchell, President. Requests assistance of A.P.S. in the reestablishment of library destroyed by fire. See Pro., IV, 284.

General physical description: 7 13/16" x 9 7/8"

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
October 12, 18467 1/2" x 9 1/8"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Sends designated journals to the A.P.S. by Philadelphia packet of October 12.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Statement of committee on finance regarding payment of debt due to Nathan Dunn;
Oct. 16, 18469x8

[Philadelphia] D.1p. and end. See APS Proc., IV, 285.

General physical description: 9x8

Darby, G. F..
Letter to G[eorge] Ord, New York,
October 21, 18469" x 11 1/4"

1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Has been unable to locate package about which Mr. Ord inquired in letter of October 13, 1846.

General physical description: 9" x 11 1/4"

Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851.
Letter to George Ord,
October 26, 18467 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Offers books to the A.P.S. in exchange for the skull of a Mexican which he desires to add to his collection. See Pro., IV, 286.

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

Sherman, Charles E..
Letter to James D. Dunlap,
October 27, 18467 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Washington, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Regarding claim of A.P.S. for $65, which dwindled to 65 cents. Enclosed in Dunlap to Ord, October 28, 1847.

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

Taylor, Richard & John, printers.
Statement to [Petty] Vaughan of publications sent to the American philosophical society;
Oct. 31, 18465x8

D. 1p.,end.and end. Was not paid since Sir William Jardine accepted APS Transactions in return.

General physical description: 5x8

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
November 3, 18467 3/8" x 9"

London, 2 pp., address and endorsement. Regarding designated journals, forwarded to the A.P.S.

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

Nürnberger, Joseph Emil, 1779-1848.
Letter to the [American] Philosophical Society,
November 10, 18467 3/4" x 10"

Landsberg, Germany, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. (In German.) ---1 p. English translation. Sends to the A.P.S.: a copy of his Astonomical Dictionary.

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

New York State Library.
Letter to R[obley] Dunglison;
Nov. 11, 184610x8

Printed L.filled in in ms. S.: T.Romeyn Beck. 1p.,end. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 10x8

Haldeman, Samuel Steman, 1812-1880.
Letter to Isaac Lea,
November 12, 18468 1/8" x 12 1/4"

Philadelphia, 1p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Corrections for his paper on Longicornia, See Pro., IV, 298.

General physical description: 8 1/8" x 12 1/4"

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to George Ord
November 18, 18464 1/2" x 7 1/2"

London, 1 p. L.S. Concerning parcel sent to A.P.S. by the T. P. Cope but not received.

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

Académie des sciences (France).
Letter to Robley Dunglison, Philadelphia;
Nov. 19, 184610-1/4x8

Paris, Printed L. filled in in ms.S.: Flourens. 2p.,end. In French. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 10-1/4x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee of board of officers on 'Treatise on the parallactic eyepiece" offered for Magellanic premium;
Nov. 20, 184610x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: R.M. Patterson and Joseph Henry. 1p. and end. See APS Proc., IV, 294.

General physical description: 10x8

Watson, John F., (John Fanning), 1779-1860.
Letterto Geo[rge] Ord,
November 30, 18467 1/2" x 9 5/8"

Germantown, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests permission to copy "autograph papers of the olden time" of sufficient interest for publication.

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

Harvard University.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Dec. 1, 184610x8

Cambridge, Printed L.filled in in ms.S: Edward Everett, Pres.and Thaddeus William Harris, Librarian. 1p.,end.and add.: Care of Dr. A. L. Elwyn. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 10x8

Norton, William A. (William Augustus), 1810-1883.
A new theory of imponderables.
December 4, 18468" x 10"

35 pp. and endorsement. Com. See Pro., IV, 296, 332.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Plumbe, John, 1809-1857.
Letter to the President of the APS, Philadelphia;
Dec. 4, 184610x7-1/2

A.L.S. 1p.,end.and add. Wishes to copy the Jefferson portrait. Film 199 Frame 216

General physical description: 10x7-1/2

Norton, William A. (William Augustus), 1810-1883.
Letter to Rob[er]t [M.] Patterson,
December 9, 18467 7/8" x 10"

Newark, Del., 1 p. A.L.S. Explanation of isothermal or isogeothermal lines used in his paper.

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

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
December 9, 18467 3/8" x 9 1/8"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. by the Saranak.

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

Western University of Pennsylvania.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society,
December 9, 18467 7/8" x 9 7/8"

[Pittsburgh], 2 pp., address and endorsement. Requesting aid from the A.P.S. to restore their library, destroyed by fire. See Pro. IV, 300.

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

Ord, George, 1781-1866.
Receipt to the American Philosophical society for payment to Alderman Smith for proceedings against Charles Naylor;
Dec. 14, 18464x8

A.D. 1p.and end.

General physical description: 4x8

Smith, Thomas D..
Receipt to the American philosophical society for proceedings against Charles Naylor;
Dec. 14, 18465x8

D.S. 1p.and end. by George Ord.

General physical description: 5x8

Watson, John F., (John Fanning), 1779-1860.
Letter to [the American Philosophical Society],
December 14, 18467 1/2" x 10 1/8"

Germantown, 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Asks permission to use manuscripts in possession of the A.P.S. in furtherance of historical researches undertaken by himself and John Jay Smith. See Pro., IV, 296.

General physical description: 7 1/2" x 10 1/8"

Blickensderfer, Jacob, 1816-1899.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
December 16, 18467 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Columbus, O[hio], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Inquires as to availability and price of back issues of A.P.S. Proceedings and Transactions.

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

Baena, Antonio, 1782-1850.
Letter to Robley Dunglison,
December 18, 18468 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Para, 1p. and endorsement. A.L.S. (In Protuguese.)

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 1/2"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on W[illia]m McIlvaine's supplement to his "Perpetual calendar";
Dec. 19, 184610x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: R.M. Patterson and John F. Frazer. 1p. and end. See Proc., IV, 297-296.

General physical description: 10x8

Wiley & Putnam.
Letter to George Ord,
December 23, 18468 1/4" x 10 5/8"

New York, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. "We are not aware that Mr. Rolandi has given any instructions relative to packages for the Milan Institute, but we can...forward any package to Mr. Rolandi..."

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 5/8"

Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851.
Letter to George Ord,
January 2, 18473 7/8" x 5 1/2"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsements. A.L.S. Wishes to borrow the Transactions of the Berlin Academy for 1827, in order that Mr. [Victor G.] Audubon may translate an article contained therein.

General physical description: 3 7/8" x 5 1/2"

Watson, John F., (John Fanning), 1779-1860.
Letter to George Ord,
January 6, 18476 3/16" x 7 1/2"

Germantown, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. "I hear, with pleasure, that I am to be indulged in the examination of the Franklin papers. ..." FILM54-61 FRAME143.

General physical description: 6 3/16" x 7 1/2"

Holbrook, John Edwards, 1794-1871.
Letter to George Ord,
January 8, 18478 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Charleston, 1 p., address and endorsements. A.L.S. Requests Mr. Ord to obtain certain data for him from [carolus] Linnaeus, Systemanaturae.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Watson, John F., (John Fanning), 1779-1860.
Letter to George Ord,
January 9, 18477 1/2" x 12 3/8"

Germantown, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Method of studying historical source material. Cooperation with [American Philosophical] Society.

General physical description: 7 1/2" x 12 3/8"

American Philosophical Society. Library.
Report of librarian against donating books to Western University of Pennsylvania at Pittsburgh;
Jan. 11, 184712x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: G. Ord. 1p. See APS Proc., IV, 302.

General physical description: 12x8

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
January 11, 18477 3/8" x 9 3/8"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is forwarding designated journals to the A.P.S. by the Philadelphia packet of January 12.

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

Angelis, Pedro de, 1784-1859.
Letter to John K. Kane,
January 14, 18478 1/4" x 10 5/8"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Buenos Ayres, 2 pp. A.L.S. (In French.) Forwards collection of documents relating to the intervention of England and France in the Rio de la Plata.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 5/8"

Rolandi, Pietro, 1801-1863.
Letter to George Ord,
January 20, 18477 7/8" x 9 7/8"

London, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges letter of [December] 29, [1846], "and am glad to hear that the books sent by the Royal Institute of Milan have arrived safe."

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

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Letter to [the American Philosophical Society],
January 26, 18477 7/8" x 9"

Washington, 1 p. and endorsement. Pr.D. Sends to the A.P.S.: maps of New Haven and Little Egg Harbor.

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

Palmer, W. R. (William R.), d. 1862.
Letter to [George] Ord, Librarian of A.P.S.,
January 29, 18475" x 8"

Philadelphia, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests that the distribution of Major J.D. Graham's paper on the magnetic dip be delayed until publication of list of errata.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

Graham, J. D. (James Duncan), 1799-1865.
Letter to George Ord,
February 4, 18477 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Librarian of A.P.S., Washington, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. With regard to the printing of a list of errata for his article on the magnetic dip. See W. R. Palmer to [George] Ord, January 29, 1847.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on paper by [Charles D.] Meigs "On the corpus luteum";
Feb. 5, 184710x8

Philadelphia, D.S.: W. E. Horner, Paul B. Goddard, and Robley Dunglison. 1p. and end. See APS Proc., IV, 305-307. Printed: APS Trans., n.s., X, 131-139.

General physical description: 10x8

Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851.
Letter to Geo[rge] Ord,
February 6, 18474 1/2" x 7 1/2"

[Philadelphia]. 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Returns Transactions of Berlin Academy, from which Mr. [Victor G.] Audubon translated an article.

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

Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester.
Letter to Secretary of the A.P.S.,
February 9, 18478" x 9 3/4"

[Manchester], 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Forwards to the A.P.S.: Memoirs, VII, pt. 2.

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

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
February 10, 18477 3/8" x 9 3/8"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Acknowledges receipt of books for Sir William Jardine. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S.

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

Downes, John.
Letter to [George] Ord,
February 19, 18474 3/4" x 7 9/16"

Philadelphia, 1 p. A.L.S. Wishes to renew the loan of specified astronomical books borrowed from A.P.S. library.

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

New Jersey Historical Society.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord, Philadelphia;
Feb. 22, 184710-3/4x8-1/2

Newark, A.L.S.: W.A.Whitehead. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Proceedings and Transactions

General physical description: 10-3/4x8-1/2

Bowditch Library.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Feb. 28, 18479-3/4x8

A.L.S.: H.I.Bowditch. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 9-3/4x8

Bonaparte, Charles Lucian, 1803-1857.
Letter to George Ord, Librarian of A.P.S.,
February 28, 18478 3/8" x 11 3/4"

Rome, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Returns thanks for election of Joseph Ceva Grimaldi, Marquis of Pietracatella, to membership in the A.P.S.

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

Haidinger, Wilhelm, 1795-1871.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
February, 18477 1/4" x 9 1/8"

Vienna, --, 1 p. and endorsement. D.S. Prince Metternich presents to the A.P.S. a recently published volume on palaeontology.

General physical description: 7 1/4" x 9 1/8"

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to George Ord
March 9, 18477 7/16" x 9 3/16"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. library by the Wyoming.

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

Roberts, Solomon W. (Solomon White), 1811-1882.
Letter to Geo[rge] Campbell,
March 10, 18477 15/16" x 10"

Harrisburg, 2pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Mr. Trego has attached memorial of A.P.S. to bill in the House "and in that way our supplement has passed the House without objection."

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

Roberts, Solomon W. (Solomon White), 1811-1882.
Letter to Geo[rge] Campbell,
March 12, 18477 15/16" x 10"

Harrisburg, 1p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Bill of the American Philosophical Society, having passed the House, will be attended to by Mr. Crabb in the Senate.

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

Roberts, Solomon W. (Solomon White), 1811-1882.
Letter to Geo[rge] Campbell,
March 13, 18477 15/16" x 10"

Harrisburg, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. American Philosophical Society bill passed Senate and "is now in the hands of the Governor for his signature."

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

Roberts, Solomon W. (Solomon White), 1811-1882.
Letter to Geo[rge] Campbell,
March 17, 18477 15/16" x 10"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Sends certified copy of "An Act relative to the American Philosophical Society."

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

Hammer-Purgstall, Joseph, Frieherr von, 1774-1856.
Letter to [the American philosophical society];
March 19, 184711x8-1/2

Vienna, A.L.S. 1p.,end.by G.Ord. His copies of Proceedings stopped in 1844 and wishes them brought to date.

General physical description: 11x8-1/2

Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company.
Payment of one-fourth of back interest in coal script to the American philosophical society;
April 1, 18477x8

D.in hand of George Ord. 1p.and end.

General physical description: 7x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on paper by Sears C. Walker on the planet Neptune;
April 2, 18478x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: R. M. Patterson and John Downes. 1p. See APS Proc., IV,, 324. Printed: Trans., n.s., X, 141-153.

General physical description: 8x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on election laws;
April 2, 184710x8

Philadelphia, D.S.: J. K. Kane, Geo. W. Bethune and John Ludlow. 1p. and end. See APS Proc., IV, 324.

General physical description: 10x8

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
April 10, 18477 3/8" x 9 1/4"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. by the Saranac.

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 9 1/4"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on paper by Prof. Tucker on "Cause and effect;"
April 15, 18479x7

Philadelphia, D.S.: Alonzo Potter, Ch[arle]s R. Demme, and Geo. W. Bethune. 3p. and end.

General physical description: 9x7

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on paper by Ch[arles] D. Meigs on the "Reproduction of the opossum";
April 15, 18479x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: Isaac Hays and Franklin Bache. 1p. and end. See APS Proc., IV, 327-330. Printed: APS Trans., n.s., X, 155-166.

General physical description: 9x8

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to George Ord
April 15, 18477 3/8" x 9 1/4"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Acknowledges receipt of box of A. P. S. Transactions by the Saranak.

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 9 1/4"

Harvard University.
Letter to A. Langdon Elwyn, Philadelphia;
April 16, 184710x8

Cambridge, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Edward Everett, Pres. and Thaddeus William Harris, Librarian. 1p.,end.by J.F.F[isher] and add. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 10x8

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
April 17, 18479x7

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: R.Clarke. 1p.,end.: J.F.F. Thanks for Transactions and Proceedings

General physical description: 9x7

Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskab.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
April 20, 184710-3/4x8-3/4

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Orsted. 1p.,end. Thanks for publications.

General physical description: 10-3/4x8-3/4

Royal society of sciences of Copenhagen..
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
April 20, 18478 3/8" x 10 5/8"

[Copenhagen], 1 p. and endorsement. L.S.: H. Orsted. Forwards designated publications to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 8 3/8" x 10 5/8"

Königlich Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
April 24, 18479-3/4x7-3/4

Munich, Printed L.filled in in ms. 1p.,end. In German. Thanks for publications.

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

Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain).
Letter to the American philosophical society;
April 27, 18479-1/2x8

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: William Humble. 1p.,end.: R.D[unglison]. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 9-1/2x8

Geological Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
April 29, 184714x9

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Wm.J. Hamilton. 1p.,end.: J.F.F.[isher], and add. Thanks for Transactions and Proceedings

General physical description: 14x9

Zoological Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
April, 18479-3/4x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Wm.Ogilby. 1p.,end.: C.B.T[rego]. Thanks for Proceedings and Transactions

General physical description: 9-3/4x8

Bowditch Library.
Letter to R[obley] Dunglison;
May 1, 18479-3/4x8

Boston, A.L.S.: H.I.Bowditch. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Transactions of APS.

General physical description: 9-3/4x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on paper by Prof. Norton "On the imponderable agents of nature";
May 7, 184710x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: Joseph Henry, R. M. Patterson and Rich[ar]d S. McCulloch. 1p. See APS Proc., IV, 332.

General physical description: 10x8

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
May 11, 18477 3/8" x 8 3/4"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. by the Monongehela.

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

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
May 18, 18477 5/16" x 8 15/16"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Encloses his account up to the present time, for £2.3.2.

General physical description: 7 5/16" x 8 15/16"

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Account with George Ord;
May 18-Nov. 3, 18477-1/2x9

D.S. 1p.and end. Business of the society.

General physical description: 7-1/2x9

Tidyman, Philip.
Letter to George Ord,
May 21, 18476 7/16" x 8 1/4"

Charleston, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Prevented from visiting Philadelphia by illness. Encloses $5 subscription to the A.P.S. Cold winds have injured the cotton crop in South Carolina and Georgia.

General physical description: 6 7/16" x 8 1/4"

Harvard University.
Letter to A[lfred] L. Elwyn, Philadelphia;
May 24, 184710x8

Cambridge, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Edward Everett, Pres.and Thaddeus William Harris, Librarian. 1p.,end.by J.F.F[isher] and add. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 10x8

New York State Library.
Letter to Robley Dunglison;
May 24, 184710-3/4x8-1/4

Albany, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: T.Romeyn Beck. 2p.,end.: J.F.F[isher]. Thanks for Proceedings and asks for missing parts of Transactions.

General physical description: 10-3/4x8-1/4

Bowditch Library.
Letter to Robley Dunglison, Philadelphia;
June 4, 18479-3/4x8

Boston, A.L.S.: H.I.Bowditch. 1p.,end.and add. Thanks for Proceedings and other favors from the APS.

General physical description: 9-3/4x8

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
June 11, 18477 3/16" x 8 15/16"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. by the Susquehanna.

General physical description: 7 3/16" x 8 15/16"

Wood, George B. (George Bacon), 1797-1879.
Letter to [George] Ord,
June 19, 18476 1/8" x 7 15/16"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. A.N. in 3d. per. Presents to the A.P.S. a two volume set entitled, Practice of Medicine.

General physical description: 6 1/8" x 7 15/16"

Du Bois, William E. (William Ewing), 1810-1881.
Letter to Geo[rge] Ord,
June 24, [1847]4" x 6 1/4"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Wishes to borrow a Low Dutch and English dictionary from the A.P.S. library.

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

Moskovskoe obshchestvo li︠u︡biteleĭ prirody.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
July 1/13, 184710-1/2x8-1/2

Moscow, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Renard. 1 p.,end.: C.B.T[rego] and end. In French. Forwards publications.

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

Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885.
Letter to George Ord,
July 8, 18477 5/8" x 9 11/16"

Librarian of the A.P.S., Washington, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Regarding $65, standing to the credit of the A.P.S. on the books of the treasury of the United States.

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

Palfrey, John Gorham, 1796-1881.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
July 13, 18477 3/4" x 9 1/2"

Secretary's Office, Boston, 1 p. and endorsement. L.S. Offers a copy of map of Massachusetts for acceptance by the A.P.S.

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

Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885.
Letter to George Ord,
July 15, 18477 15/16" x 10"

Treasurer of the A.P.S., 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses draft for $65, drawn from the treasury of the United States, payable to the order of the A.P.S.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on W[illiam] MCIlvaine's supplement to his "Perpetual calendar";
July 16, 184710x8

[Philadelphia] D.S. John F. Frazer and R. M. Patterson. 1p. See APS Proceedings, IV, 344.

General physical description: 10x8

Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord,
July 16, 18477 15/16" x 9 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. A.L.S. Encloses a letter concerning Mr. Lewis (missing), which he requests be referred to a committee of the A.P.S.

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

Osgood and Company.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
July 24, 18477 15/16" x 9 7/8"

New York, 2 pp., address and endorsement. L.S. Offers the columns of The Literary World to a notice of the proceedings of the A.P.S.

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

Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
July 26, 184711x8-1/2

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

General physical description: 11x8-1/2

Darlington, William, 1782-1863.
Letter to Geo[rge] Ord, West Chester,
July 26, 18477 9/16" x 9 3/4"

1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Thanks Mr. ord for permission to examine dried plants received from Professor Savi of the University of Pisa. Thinks they should be sent to A[sa] Gray at Harvard.

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

Harvard University.
Letter to W.[sic] A[lfred] Langdon Elwyn, Philadelphia;
July 28, 184710x8

Cambridge, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Edward Everett, Pres. and Thaddeus William Harris, Librarian. 1p.,end.: J.F.F[isher], and add. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 10x8

Tilghman, Richard Albert, 1824-1899.
Letter to John F. Frazer,
August 3, 18474 13/16" x 7 5/8"

London, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests Mr. Frazer to present a communication of his to the A.P.S. See Pro., IV, 345.

General physical description: 4 13/16" x 7 5/8"

Darlington, William, 1782-1863.
Letter to George Ord,
August 11, 18477 9/16" x 9 3/4"

West Chester, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Recommends that entire collection of plants received from Professor Savi be forwarded to Dr. [Asa] Gray at Harvard. Presents a copy of Agricultural Botany to A.P.S. library.

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

Reed, Henry, 1808-1854.
Letter to [John F.] Frazer,
August 13, 18478 1/16" x 10 1/8"

Bordentown, N. J., 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Will prepare an obituary notice of the late James G. Thomson for the A.P.S. See Pro., IV, 345.

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

Königlich Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.
Letter to the A.P.S.,
August 15, 18477 3/4" x 12 7/8"

Berlin, 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: J. F. Encke. (In German.) Presents to the A.P.S.: Transactions, 1845; and Monthly Reports, July, 1846- June, 1847.

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

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
August 18, 18474 9/16" x 7 1/2"

London, 2 pp. and endorsement. L.S. Acknowledges receipt of letters of July 30 and June 12, 1847. Thinks great fall in price of grain will cause many bills to be protested.

General physical description: 4 9/16" x 7 1/2"

Bataviaasche genootschap von kunsten en wetenschappen.
Letter to Geo[rge] Ord, Philadelphia;
Aug. 24, 184710-3/4x8-1/2

Amsterdam, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: W.Vrolik. 1p.,end.and add. In French. Thanks for Transactions and Proceedings

General physical description: 10-3/4x8-1/2

Eichthal, Gustave d', 1804-1886.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
August 25, 18477 1/2" x 9 3/4"

Paris, 1 p. and endorsement. L.S. (In French.) Ethnological Society of Paris sends certain of its publications to the A.P.S.; requests an exchange of publications.

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

Holbrook, John Edwards, 1794-1871.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord, L-10
September 6, 18477 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Librarian of A.P.S., New York, 1 p. address and endorsement. A.L.S. Regarding presentation of a set of his North American Herpetology to the A.P.S. library.

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

Académie royale des sciences, des lettres et des beaux-arts de Belgique.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Sept. 8, 184710-3/4x8-1/2

Brussels, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Quetelet. 1p.,end. In French. Thanks for Proceedings and Transactions

General physical description: 10-3/4x8-1/2

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
September 10, 18479 1/4" x 7 3/8"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. library by the Monongehela. Encloses a parcel for [John James] Audubon.

General physical description: 9 1/4" x 7 3/8"

Moskovskoe obshchestvo li︠u︡biteleĭ prirody.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
September 16, 18478 5/16" x 10 5/8"

Moscow, 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: Dr. Renard. (In French.) Sends to the A.P.S.: Bulletin, no. 2, 1847.

General physical description: 8 5/16" x 10 5/8"

American Philosophical Society. Committee on finance.
Report;
Sept. 17, 18477x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: Clement C. Biddle, R. M. Patterson and Isaac Lea. 1p.

General physical description: 7x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on claim of William D. Lewis against the APS;
Sept. 17, 184710x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: J. K. Kane, Clement C. Biddle and N. Chapman. 1p. and end.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on paper by Richard A. Tilghman, "On the decomposing power of water";
Sept. 17, 18479x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: John F. Frazer, R. M. Patterson and Franklin Bache. 1p. and end. See APS Proc., IV, 353-355. Printed: APS Trans., n.s., X, 173-176.

General physical description: 9x8

Schulz, Theodor.
Letter to the Corresponding Secretary of the [American] Philosophical Society,
October 1, 18476 3/4" x 8 3/8"

Salem, N. C., 2 PP., address and endorsements. A.L.S. Introducing the Rev. N. O. Tank, and requesting for him the use of Arawak manuscripts in the library of the A.P.S.

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

Bancroft, George, 1800-1891.
Letter to the Secretary of the [American] Philosophical Society,
October 4, 18477 5/16" x 8 15/16"

U.S. Legation, London, 1 p., address and endorsements. Sends to the A.P.S.: a copy of Sir J. F. W. Herschel's "new work" (not named).

General physical description: 7 5/16" x 8 15/16"

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
October 9, 18477 3/8" x 8 7/8"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. library by the Susquehanna.

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

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
October 18, 18474 1/2" x 7 1/2"

London, 2 pp. and endorsement. L.S. Concerning Professor [Heinrich Christian] Schumacher's accounts.

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

Gilliss, J. M. (James Melville), 1811-1865.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society,
October 22, 18477 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Washington, 1 p. A.L.S. in 3d. per. Submits correspondence with Dr. Gerling on new method of finding solar parallax. Asks that A.P.S. promote proposed expedition to the island of Chiloe.

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

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Letter to R[obert] M. Patterson,
October 27, 18477 3/4" x 9 3/4"

South Berwick, Me., 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses memorial of Lieut. [J. M.] Gilliss to the A.P.S., upon a new method of determining the solar parallax. Cf. Minutes, Nov. 5, 1847, in Pro., IV, 361.

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

Dunlap, James D. (James Darwin), 1809-1858.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord,
October 28, 18477 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Treasurer of A.P.S., Philadelphia, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses letter from Charles E. Sherman regarding claim of A.P.S. for $65, which dwindled to 65 cents.

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

Académie royale des sciences de Stockholm.
Letter to the President of the A.P.S.,
November 1, 18478 3/4" x 11"

Stockholm, 1 p. and endorsement. D.S. (In French.) Presents publications listed herein to the A.P.S.

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

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
November 3, 18477 3/8" x 9 1/16"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses account for £4.0.2 due him. Parliament to meet on the 18th, to try their hand at amending commercial and colonial affairs.

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 9 1/16"

Alexander, Stephen, 1806-1883.
Letter to George Ord,
November 9, 18478 1/2" x 11"

Princeton, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses amount due on account of Astronomische Nachrichten. Has delivered message to Professor [Joseph] Henry. FILM 235 FRAME 41

General physical description: 8 1/2" x 11"

Gilliss, J. M. (James Melville), 1811-1865.
Letter to Rob[er]t M. Patterson,
November 10, 18477 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Washington, 3 pp. A.L.S. Upon the need of government support for expedition to southern hemisphere to determine the solar parallax.

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

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
November 11, 18477 3/8" x 9 1/4"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. library by the Wyoming.

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 9 1/4"

Gilliss, J. M. (James Melville), 1811-1865.
Letter to F.S. Astaburuaga,
November 14, 18477 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Washington, 2pp. A.L.S. Copy. Requests the Chilian secretary of legation for meteorological data upon the southern part of Chili. Enclosed in: Gilliss to R.M. Patterson, December 11, 1847.[In seperate folder: Dec. 11,1847]

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

McClure, John.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord;
Nov. 17, 184712x8

Philadelphia, A.L.S. 1p. Estimate of repairs and alterations for Philosophical Hall. See APS report of Nov. 19, 1847.

General physical description: 12x8

Lewis, William D..
Letter to George Ord,
Novermber 19, 18477 5/8" x 9 13/16"

Treasurer of A.P.S., [Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Concerning his claim against the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 5/8" x 9 13/16"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of special committee on Philosophical Hall;
Nov. 19, 184712x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: G. Ord, Geo. W. Smith and J. J. Van der Kemp. 2p. Possibility of renting rooms to city. See also letter from McClure to George Ord; Nov. 17, 1847.

General physical description: 12x8

Pennsylvania. Board of Wardens for the Port of Philadelphia.
Permit to George Ord to land parcel from overseas;
Nov. 21, 18478x7

D.S.: S.C.U. Hopkins, D'y Collector, and J. G. George, D'y Naval Officer. 1p.and end.

General physical description: 8x7

Astaburuaga, Francisco Solano, 1817-1892.
Letter to J. M. Gilliss,
November 26, 18477 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Washington, 2 pp. Copy of L. Information concerning rainfall in southern Chili. Enclosed in : Gilliss to R.M. Patterson, December 11, 1847.

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

Harris, Thomas.
Letter to George Ord,
November 27, 18478" x 10"

Washington, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests bill for amount of dues owed by him to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of special committee on Philosophical Hall;
Nov. 30, 184712x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: G. Ord, J. J. Van der Kemp, and Geo. W. Smith. 1p., end. Advises acceptance of offer by city to rent north room.

General physical description: 12x8

Harris, Thomas.
Letter to George Ord,
December 1, 18478" x 10"

Washington, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of bill for his dues. Will pay it "the last of this month."

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Ombrosi, James.
Letter to George Ord, Librarian of the A.P.S.,
December 2, 18478 3/8" x 10 5/8"

Florence, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. The U. S. consul at Florence announces the death of Count Jacob Graberg de Hemsö. See Pro., V, 5.

General physical description: 8 3/8" x 10 5/8"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on letter from William D. Lewis making. a claim against the APS;
Dec. 3, 184710x8-1/2

[Philadelphia] D.S.: J.K. Kane and Clement C. Biddle. 2p. and end.

General physical description: 10x8-1/2

Denny, Henry, 1803-1871.
Letter to George Ord, Leeds,
December 3, 18474 1/2" x 7 1/8"

1 p. and endorsements. A.L.S. Sends to the A.P.S.: Proceedings of the Geological and Polytechnic Society of Yorkshire.

General physical description: 4 1/2" x 7 1/8"

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
December 10, 18477 1/4" x 9 1/8"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. library by the Saranak.

General physical description: 7 1/4" x 9 1/8"

Gilliss, J. M. (James Melville), 1811-1865.
Letter to R[obert] M. Patterson,
December 11, 18477 3/4" x 9 3/4"

President of the A.P.S., Washington, 1 p. A.L.S. Regrets not having furnished the A.P.S. with sufficiently detailed information upon the climate of southern Chili.

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

Smyth, C. Piazzi (Charles Piazzi), 1819-1900.
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
December 14, 18475" x 8"

Edinburgh, 1 p. and endorsements. A.L.S. Royal Observatory presents Astronomical Observations, VII, to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

Phillips, Jonas, and Company.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord,
December 16, 18478 1/4" x 10 9/16"

Librarian of the A.P.S., New York, 1p., address and endorsement. N.S. Acknowledges receipt of two boxes to be forwarded to Leghorn; "We have put the same on board of the Brig Trio ... "

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 10 9/16"

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
December 17, 18477 1/4" x 9 1/8"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Acknowledges receipt of draft for £4.0.2. Establishment of semi-monthly mails during the winter and weekly mails during the summer.

General physical description: 7 1/4" x 9 1/8"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of special committee on Philosophical Hall;
Jan. 7, 184812x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: G. Ord, Geo. W. Smith and J. J. Van der Kemp. 1p., end. Refusal of city to rent north room.

General physical description: 12x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on communication by J. M. Gillis regarding dimensions of the solar system;
Jan. 7, 184810x7

[Philadelphia] D.S.: R. M. Patterson, R. S. McCulloch and E. O. Kendall. 3p. and end. See APS Proc., V, 3.

General physical description: 10x7

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to the Librarian of the A.P.S.
January 11, 18487 3/8" x 8 7/8"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. library by the Philadelphia packet.

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

Jones, Milton A..
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
January 15, 18487 3/4" x 9 3/4"

U.S. brig Perry, Buenos Ayres, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests copies of certain issues of A.P.S. Proceedings, for Don Pedro de Angelis.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Prof. Bache's letter relative to U.S. coast survey;
Jan. 19, 184812-1/2x8

[Philadelphia] D.S.: R. M. Patterson, John F. Frazer, E. Otis Kendall and J. K. Kane. 14p. and end.

General physical description: 12-1/2x8

Königlich Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
Jan. 31, 184810x7-3/4

Munich, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Freyberg. 2p.,end,: R.D[unglison]. In French. Thanks for Proceedings and Transactions Forwards publications.

General physical description: 10x7-3/4

Short, Charles Wilkins, 1794-1863.
Letter to George Ord,
February 1, 18488" x 10"

Louisville, Ky., 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests copies of certain issues of A.P.S. Proceedings, in order to complete his set.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to the Librarian of the A.P.S.
February 11, 18487 3/8" x 8 7/8"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. library by the Susquehanna.

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

American Antiquarian Society.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
March 8, 184810-1/2x8-1/4

Worcester, A.L.S.: Sam[ue]l F. Haven, Libn. 1p., end. Thanks for Transactions.

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

Bowditch Library.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
March 8, 184810x7-3/4

Boston, A.L.S.: H. I. Bowditch. 1p.,end.: J.F. F[isher],and add. Thanks for Transactions and Proceedings

General physical description: 10x7-3/4

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to Charles B. Trego,
March 10, 18487 3/8" x 8 7/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. library by the Wyoming.

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

New York State Library.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
March 16, 184810-3/4x8-1/4

Albany, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: T.Romeyn Beck. 1p.,end. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 10-3/4x8-1/4

Harvard University.
Letter to John K. Kane, Philadelphia;
March 25, June 13, 184810x8

Cambridge, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Edward Everett, Pres. and Thaddesu William Harris, Librarian. 1p.,end.: C.B.T[rego], and add.,end. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 10x8

Moore, Jacob Bailey, 1797-1853.
Letter to Nathaniel Chapman,
April 4, 18486 1/4" x 8"

New York, 1 p. and endorsements. A.L.S. Sends to the A.P.S.: Bulletin of Proceedings of the New York Historical Society.

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

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to George Ord,
April 7, 18487 3/8" x 9 1/4"

London, 2 pp., address and endorsement. L.S. Acknowledges receipt of letters of January 26 and 27, 1848. Mentions outbreak of revolutions in Europe.

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 9 1/4"

New Jersey Historical Society.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
April 11, 18488-3/4x5-1/2

Newark, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: W.A.Whitehead, end.: C.B.T[rego] and add. Thanks for Transactions.

General physical description: 8-3/4x5-1/2

Dickerson, Mahlon, 1770-1853.
Letter to Robert M. Patterson,
April 13, 18487 7/8" x 10"

Suckasunny, N. J., 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses check for $20, to cover "five or six years" receipt of A.P.S. Proceedings. see Pro., V, 19.

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

Squier, E. G. (Ephraim George), 1821-1888.
Letter to G[eorge] Ord,
April 16, 18485 3/8" x 8"

Corresponding Secretary of the A.P.S., New York, 1p. and endorsements. A.L.S. Sends to the A.P.S.: memoir upon Aboriginal Monuments of the Mississippi Valley.

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

Dickerson, Mahlon, 1770-1853.
Letter to Ch[arle]s B. Trego,
April 19, 18487 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Secretary of A.P.S., Suckasunny, N.J., 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests that the 34th. number of A.P.S. Proceedings be sent to him.

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

Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
May 2, 18489x7-1/2

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: John Barlow 1p.,end.: C.B.T[rego]. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 9x7-1/2

Rolandi, Pietro, 1801-1863.
Letter to C[harles] B. Trego,
May 9, 18487 3/8" x 8 15/16"

Secretary of A.P.S., London, 1p., address and endorsement. L. Lack of information from Lloyds leaves but little doubt that the brig Trio has foundered. Information communicated to Dr. Labus.

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 8 15/16"

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to Cha[rle]s B. Trego,
May 12, 18487 3/8" x 8 7/8"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. library by the Tuscarora.

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

Gilliss, J. M. (James Melville), 1811-1865.
Letter to John F. Frazer,
May 16, 18487 11/16" x 9 3/4"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Washington, 3 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of diploma of membership in A.P.S. Announces the death of Dr. Nürnberger. See Pro., V, 24.

General physical description: 7 11/16" x 9 3/4"

Alexander, Stephen, 1806-1883.
Letter to the Librarian of the A.P.S.,
June 5, 18487 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Princeton, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests that Mr. Gibson be allowed to examine the Philosophical Transactions for May, 1841.

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

Society for the Development of the Mineral Resources of the United States.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society,
June 10, 18487 5/8" x 9 3/4"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. Pr.D.S.: P. A. Browne, President; M. W. Dickison, Corr. Sec. Announcing the formation of the society.

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

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to Cha[rle]s R.[sic] Trego
June 10, 18487 3/8" x 8 7/8"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. library by the Susquehanna.

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

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society,
June 12, 18487 15/16" x 10"

Washington, 1 p. and endorsements. Pr.D. By direction of the Treasury department sends certain coast survey maps to the A.P.S.

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

New York State Library.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
June 12, 184810-3/4x8-1/4

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: T.Romeyn Beck. 1p.,end. Thanks for Proceedings.

General physical description: 10-3/4x8-1/4

Geological Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
June 15, 184814x9

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: Wm.J. Hamilton. 1p.,end. Thanks for Proceedings and Transactions.

General physical description: 14x9

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
Letter to the American philosophical society. Philadelphia;
June 17, 18489x7

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: R. Clarke. 1p.,end. Thanks for Proceedings and Transactions.

General physical description: 9x7

Linnean Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
June 22, 184810x7-1/2

London, Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: John J. Bennett. 1p.,end.: C.B.T[rego], add. Thanks for Transactions and Proceedings

General physical description: 10x7-1/2

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
Letter to Charles R.[sic] Trego
June 30, 18487 3/8" x 9 1/4"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. Has distributed contents of box received by the Tuscarora.

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 9 1/4"

Forbes, James David, 1809-1868 .
Letter to the Secretary of the A.P.S.
July 1, 18487 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Edinburgh, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Royal Society of Edinburgh donates medal bearing effigy of Lord Napier to A.P.S.

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

Horticultural Society of London.
Letter to the American philosophical society, Philadelphia;
July 4, 18488-1/2x7-1/4

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: J.Lindley. 1p.and add., end.: C.B.T[rego]. Thanks for Transactions and Proceedings

General physical description: 8-1/2x7-1/4

Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester.
Letter to John F.Frazer, Philadelphia;
July 6, 184810x8

Printed L.filled in in ms.S.: James P. Joule and Edwd.Wm.Binney. 1p.and add., end.,C.B.T[rego]. Thanks for Proceedings and Transactions

General physical description: 10x8

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to Cha[rle]s R.[sic] Trego,
July 11, 18487 3/8" x 9 1/8"

London, 1 p. address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. library by the Shenandoah.

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

Alexander, Stephen, 1806-1883.
---- and Philip Ten Eyck. Communication on the small eclipse of the sun . . .
July 25, 18487 3/4" x 9 3/4"

in March last. Princeton, 3 pp. and endorsement. A.Com.S. Read, August 18, 1848. Printed in full in Pro., V, 31-32.

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

Vaughan, Petty, 1788-1854.
Letter to Cha[rle]s R.[sic] Trego,
August 11, 18487 3/8" x 8 7/8"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. library by the Saranac.

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

Königlich Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.
Letter to the A.P.S.,
August 15, 18487 3/4" x 12 7/8"