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Collection Reference Number GLC00782.14
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title Appointment of Joseph Jackson Coombs as an examiner-in-chief of the United States Patent Office
Date 6 August 1861
Author Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Additional authors Smith, Walton (fl. 1861)
Document Type Government document
Content Description Countersigned by Walton J. Smith, acting Secretary of the Interior.
Subjects Patent  Science and Technology  President  Government and Civics  Lincoln's Cabinet  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Smith, Walton (fl. 1861)  Coombs, Joseph Jackson (b. 1810)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; Science, Technology, Invention
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945