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Collection Reference Number GLC02480.11
From Archive Folder Documents relating to American inventors 
Title Henry Joseph to W. S. Derrick about Smithsonian Institution matters
Date 24 April 1850
Author Henry, Joseph (1797-1878)  
Recipient Berrick, W.S.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Sends Smithsonian Institution public communications and requests they be forwarded through the State Department. Expresses thanks for the packages sent through the State Department to the Smithsonian.
Subjects Inventor  Science and Technology  Museum  Government and Civics  
People Henry, Joseph (1797-1878)  Derrick, W.S. (fl. 1850)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Science, Technology, Invention; Education
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Henry was an important American scientist and the first Director of the Smithsonian.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859