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Collection Reference Number GLC07321
From Archive Folder Undated Documents Relating to the Post-Revolutionary Era 
Title Autobiographical note related to Henry W. Halleck's work at the New Almaden Quicksilver mines
Date ca. 1855-1861
Author Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager) (1815-1872)  
Document Type Miscellany
Content Description Written on a printed form "To be returned to S.F. Baird" in which Halleck gave his name, his occupation as engineer, his address as San Francisco, and his branches of interest as engineering and mining. In the notes section, Halleck gives a brief explanation of his work as director of the mines, a position he held from 1853-1861. Notes experiments and the use of furnaces superior to those in Spain and Austria.
Subjects Union General  Mining  American West  Science and Technology  Industry  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  
People Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager) (1815-1872)  
Place written San Francisco, California
Theme Science, Technology, Invention; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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