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Collection Reference Number GLC01808
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1821 
Title Appointment of Richard Harlan as professor of comparative anatomy at the Philadelphia Museum [in Latin]
Date 23 March 1821
Author Butler, Pierce (1744-1822)  
Additional authors Patterson, Robert (1792-1881); Collins, Zacchaeus (1764-1831); Sellers, Coleman (fl. 1821); Peale, Rubens (1784-1865)
Recipient Harlan, Richard  
Document Type Miscellany
Content Description Appointment signed by museum directors Butler, Robert Patterson, Zacchaeus Collins, Coleman Sellers, and Rubens Peale. Written in Latin.
Subjects Health and Medical  Museum  Education  
People Patterson, Robert (1792-1881)  Collins, Zacchaeus (1764-1831)  Sellers, Coleman (fl. 1821)  Peale, Rubens (1784-1865)  Butler, Pierce (1744-1822)  Harlan, Richard (1796-1843)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Health & Medicine; Education
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859