American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIb

APS.Archives.IIb

Date: 1807-1825 | Size: 1 section

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APS Archives. Record Group IIa1743-18061.0 section
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APS Archives. Record Group IIe1845-18651.0 section
APS Archives. Record Group IIf1866-18861.0 section
APS Archives. Record Group IIg1887-18911.0 section
APS Archives. Record Group IIh1892-18961.0 section
APS Archives. Record Group IIi18971.0 section
APS Archives. Record Group IIj1898-1988, Undated1.0 section

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Papers
  
Stockler, Francisco de Borja Garçaõ.
Letter to J[oh]n Vaughan;
January 1, 18077" x 9"

Lisbon, A.L.S. 1p. and end. In French. Acknowledges election to membership in the Philosophical society.

General physical description: 7" x 9"

Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835.
Letter to John Vaughan
January 2, 180713x8

A.L. 4p. Contains copy of letter from Joseph McKeen to [Benjamin Vaughan]; Aug. 22, 1806 and remarks by Prof. Cleaveland concerning a solar eclipse.

General physical description: 13x8

Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815.
Jona[than] Williams to Thomas Jefferson
January 2, 18077 3/4" x 12 1/2"

[Philadelphia], 1p. A.L.S. Informs Mr. Jefferson of his reelection as president of the American Philosophical Society. FILM 199, FRAME 207

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 12 1/2"

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Letter to Jonathan Williams and C.W. Peale
Jan. 12, 18078" x 10"

Washington, A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. Acknowledges re-election as president of the A.P.S. Printed: Bergh, v.11,133 Bur. of rolls, v.6,505-S.1,v.12,59

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to (John) Vaughan,
January 17, 18074" x 6 5/8"

----, 1 p. and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests $2.50 be given bearer (William Blair) for the purchase of two pairs of stockings. FILM 199 FRAME 174

General physical description: 4" x 6 5/8"

Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815.
Jona[than] Williams to John Vaughan
January 17, 18077 7/16" x 9"

Librarian of A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents listed books to the American Philosophical Society.

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

Högelmüller, Georg Ritter von, 1770-1826.
Letter to the University of Pennsylvania;
Jan. 20, 180714-1/2x9-1/2

Vienna, A.L.S. 2p.and add.,end. In French. Asks for aid in his enterprise. For enc., see: Broadsides. Högelmüller. Proposition faite aux amis des sciences... Enc.originally in letter from Clymer to APS; July 25,1807

General physical description: 14-1/2x9-1/2

Access digital object:
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Goforth, William.
W[illia]m Goforth to Thomas Jefferson,
January 23, 18078" x 9 7/8"

President of A.P.S., Cincinnati, 5pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Details concerning bones of the mammoth. Enclosed in: Th[omas] Jefferson to [Caspar] Wistar, February 25, 1807. FILM 199 FRAME 121

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

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to (John) Vaughan,
January 31, 18073 3/4" x 5 5/8"

----, 1 p. and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests $10. be given bearer "on Account of the Printing the Transactions."

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

Asiatic Society (Kolkata, India).
Asiatic Society of Calcutta to the Secretary of the American Philosophical Society
February 5, 18077 3/4" x 10"

Calcutta, 1 p. and endorsement. L.S.: W[illia]m Hunter, Secretary. Presents to the A.P.S.: Asiatic Society, Transactions, IX.

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

Wistar, Caspar, 1761-1818.
Account of a skeleton head (Monax) presented to the President of the American Philosophical Society by John Stewart of Greenbriar County,
February 5, 18077 7/8" x 9 5/8"

Virginia. [Philadelphia], 3 pp. and endorsement. Com. FILM 199 FRAME354

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

Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa.
Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa to Tho[mas] C. James
February 6, 18077 7/8" x 9 13/16"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Lisbon, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S.: Cypriano Ribeiro Freire. Presents to the A.P.S., a collection of the principal writers of the history of Portugal.

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

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to John Vaughan,
February 16, 18076 1/4" x 7 7/8"

1 p., address and endorsement, A.N.S. Requests $20. be given the bearer "on Acct. of Thomas Cooper Esqr."

General physical description: 6 1/4" x 7 7/8"

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820.
Freestone quarries on the Potomac and Rappahannoc rivers.
February 19, 18077 1/4" x 9"

----, 13 pp. and endorsement. A.Com.S. (Incomplete.) Printed in A.P.S. Transactions. o.s., VI, 283-293.

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

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Th[omas] Jefferson to [Caspar] Wistar
February 25, 18078" x 9 3/4"

Washington, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses letter from Dr. [William] Goforth on bones of the mammoth. Will instruct Captain [William] Clark to investigate Big Bone Lick. Printed: Bergh, V.11,158 Microfilmed - Film 199,92

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on A.Fothergill's paper on population;
March 6, 18076-1/2x7-1/2

D.S.: Saml. F. Conover and Joseph Cloud. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.395.

General physical description: 6-1/2x7-1/2

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to John Vaughan,
March 10, 18076 1/2" x 8"

(Philadelphia), 1 p., address and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests $10. be given bearer (Charles Cooper) "on account of printing the Transactions."

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on [Benjamin Henry] Latrobe's report on building stone;
March 20, 18075x7

D.S.: C.W. Peale and Adam Seybert. 1p. and end. Cf. Minutes, p.395. Printed: Trans. ,o.s.,vol.VI, 283 ff.

General physical description: 5x7

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Th[omas] Jefferson to John Vaughan
March 24, 18078 1/8" x 10"

Washington, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Returns Mr. Carey's letter concerning the donation of a Sanskrit grammar. Presents two volumes on the raising of sheep, particularly merinos. Microfilmed - Film 199,93

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

Kinloch, Cleland.
Cleland Kinloch to John Vaughan,
March 26, 18077 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Weehaw, [S. C.], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Donates shells taken from high hills of the Santee river region. See Minutes, May 15, 1807, in Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 397.

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

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to John Vaughan,
April 4, 18074 3/4" x 8"

(Philadelphia), 1 p., address and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests $10. be given the bearer "on account of printing the Transactions."

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

Muhlenberg, Henry, 1753-1815.
Henry Muhlenberg to John Vaughan
April 9, 18077 3/4" x 8 1/4"

Lancaster, 1 p.,address and endorsement. A.L.S. Will forward a calendar of the flora of Lancaster to A.P.S. Wishes to see Michaux. Botanical matters.

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

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
D. B. Warden to the Secretary of the [American] Philosophical Society,
April 16, 18074 3/8" x 7 1/8"

Paris, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to A.P.S.: J. J. Combes-Dounous, Dissertations de Maxime de Tyr, 2v. and Cuvier's Eulogium on Priestley. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 399.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on cold weather in Maine;
April 17, 18076x8

D.S.: Sam[ue]l B. Wylie and Thos.T.Hewson. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.396.

General physical description: 6x8

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to John Vaughan,
April 24, 18075 1/4" x 8"

----, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests $10. be given the bearer "on account of the Transactions printing."

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

Hassler, F. R. (Ferdinand Rudolph), 1770-1843.
F. R. Hassler to T[homas] C. James, Secretary of the A.P.S.,
April 30, 18077 13/16" x 9 3/4"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 13/16" x 9 3/4"

Maclure, William, 1763-1840.
W[illia]m Maclure to the [American Philosophical] Society,
May 7, 18078" x 9 3/4"

Paris, 2 pp., address and endorsements. A.L.S. Sends to the A.P.S.: a number of minerals collected in Europe; sixty-four volumes of the Journal de Physique and a subscription to the same. Signature reproduced in APS Proceedings, v. 91, no.3, page 240.

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

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to John Vaughan,
May 8, 18076 5/8" x 8 1/8"

1 p., address and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests $20. be given Charles Cooper for the purchase of summer clothing.

General physical description: 6 5/8" x 8 1/8"

Izard, George, 1777-1828.
Geo[rge] Izard to Thomas C. James,
May 10, 18077 3/4" x 10"

Bucks Co[unty], Pennsylv[ani]a, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on the paper by Caire-Morand;
May 15, 18076-1/2x8

D.S.: Adam Seybert, M.Dickerson and Jn. Vaughan. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.397.

General physical description: 6-1/2x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on J[osé] J[oaquin] de Ferrer's paper on the eclipse of the sun;
May 15, 18075x8

D.S.: Joseph Clay and R. Patterson. 1p. and end. Cf. Minutes, p.397.

General physical description: 5x8

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
D. B. Warden to the Secretary of the [American] Philosophical Society,
May 20, 18077 3/4" x 12 1/8"

Paris, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S. four volumes in the name of Charles Philibert de Lasteyrie who desires to be elected a corresponding member.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 12 1/8"

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to John Vaughan,
May 22, 18075" x 7 7/8"

----, 1 p., address and endorsement. Requests $10. be given the bearer on account of printing the Transactions.

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

Hamilton, Talbot.
Talbot Hamilton to John Vaughan,
May 22, 18077 1/4" x 9 1/4"

Church Alley, [Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: [Johann Heinrich] Alsted, Encyclopaedia, 2v., formerly the property of [Benjamin] Franklin. FILM54-61 FRAME 125

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

Blodget, Samuel, 1724-1807.
Sam[uel] Blodget to the President of the A.P.S.,
May 25, 18077 1/4" x 7 7/8"

Washington, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S. a copy of his Economica: a statistical manual of the U.S. FILM 199 FRAME 355

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

Hamilton, Talbot.
T[albot] Hamilton to John Vaughan,
May 25, 18077 3/8" x 9 3/8"

----, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents cast iron medallion of Benjamin Franklin to A.P.S. See Minutes, June 17 1807, in Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 397. FILM54-61 FRAME 126

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

Stockler, Francisco de Borja Garçaõ.
Letter to Tho[mas] C. James, secretary of A.P.S.;
June 3, 18077" x 9 1/4"

Lisbon, A.L.S. 2p. and add. In French. Acknowledges receipt of certificate of membership which was damaged in quarantine.

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

University of Pennsylvania. Trustees.
Extract from the minutes;
July 7, 180710x8

D.S.: Edward Fox. 1p.and end. Concerning philosophical inquiries to be made by Högelmüller. Enclosed originally in letter from Clymer to APS; July 23, 1807.

General physical description: 10x8

Freire, Cypriano Ribeiro, chev. De.
Letter to John Vaughan;
July 10, 18078" x 10"

Lisbon, A.L.S. 2p. and end. Relative to publications transmitted by order of the Royal academy of sciences. Mr. Stockler's membership in the APS.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Harris, Levett.
Levett Harris to the Corresponding Secretary of the A.P.S.,
July 15, 18077 7/8" x 9 3/4"

St. Petersburg, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards to the A.P.S. from the Imperial Academy of Sciences of St. Petersburg, Transactions, XV.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Benj[amin] Shultz' paper on light;
July 17, 18076-1/2x8

D.S.: C.Wistar, jr.and Jno.R. Smith. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.398.

General physical description: 6-1/2x8

Clymer, George, 1739-1813.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society
July 25, 180710x8

Philadelphia, L.S.: Geo.Clymer and A.J.Dallas. 1p.and add.:Jno. Vaughan, end. Enc. Concerning aid for Högelmüller from the University of Pennsylvania. For enc.see: Broadsides.Högelmüller Proposition faite aus amis...: Högelmüller to U.of P.; Jan.20,1807: and U.of P.Trustee Extracts...; July 7, 1807.

General physical description: 10x8

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
W[illiam] Vaughan to John Vaughan
July 25, 18078" x 10"

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

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to John Vaughan,
July 29, 18074 1/2" x 7 3/8"

1 p. address and endorsement. A.N.S. Request $20. for purchase of clothing and for school wages.

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

Rose, Robert H. (Robert Hutchinson), 1776-1842.
Rob[er]t H. Rose to John Vaughan,
August 21, 18078" x 10"

----, 1p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Donates specimens of Pennsylvania coal to the A.P.S. See Minutes, August 21, 1807, in Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 399.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
W[illiam] Vaughan to John Vaughan
August 25, 18077 13/16" x 12 1/2"

London, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Is forwarding designated journals to the A.P.S. by the Eliza Ann.

General physical description: 7 13/16" x 12 1/2"

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
J(ane) Aitken to John Vaughan,
September 5, 18075" x 8"

----, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests loan of $5.00.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

Tatham, William, 1752-1819.
Letter to [John] Vaughan;
Sept. 6, 18074x7

Washington, A.L.S. 1p.and end. Will deliver his paper on longevity to Dr. Mease. Cf. Minutes, pp.401-402, for paper.

General physical description: 4x7

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on the paper by John Garnett for the Magellanic premium;
Sept. 16, 18079-1/2x8

D.S.: R. Patterson, Thos.T.Hewson and Jno. R.Smith. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.399.

General physical description: 9-1/2x8

Brown, Samuel, 1749-1828.
Sam[uel] Brown to B[enjamin] S[mith] Barton,
September 20, 18078 1/4" x 10"

New Orleans, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Donates silver ores and other minerals from mines near Mexico City. See Minutes, November 6, 1807, in Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 401.

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

Schultz, William.
William Schultz to the American Philosophical Society,
September 23, 18077 3/4" x 9 5/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Submits plan and description of a fire escape for the Magellanic premium. Plan and description missing. See Pro. XXII, pt. 3, 400.

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

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to (John) Vaughan,
October 1, 18073 7/8" x 8 1/8"

----, 1 p. and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests $20. for purchase of winter clothing.

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

Pedersen, Peder, 1774-1851.
P. Pedersen to John Vaughan,
October 16, 18077 1/4" x 8 3/4"

Librarian of A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: Catteau-Calleville. Tabeleau des états denois, 3v. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 400.

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

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to John Vaughan,
October 20, 18074 3/8" x 5 7/8"

1 p., address and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests loan of $50. for ten days "for purchasing the remainder of my wood."

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

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to (John) Vaughan,
October 20, 18072 1/4" x 4 1/2"

----, 1 p. and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests $20. for clothing and schooling.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on [Silvain] Godon's paper on observations to serve for a mineralogical map of Maryland;
Nov. 20, 18076-1/2x8

D.S.: B.S.Barton, Adam Seybert, and M. Dickerson. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.401. Printed: Trans.,o.s.,vol.VI, 319 ff. For paper, see: Godon. Observations...; [read] Nov.6, 1807.

General physical description: 6-1/2x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on communication by William Tatham on longevity;
Nov. 28, 18075-1/2x8

D.S.: C.W.Peale, N.Chapman and Zaccheus Collins. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.401.

General physical description: 5-1/2x8

Asiatic Society of Bengal.
Letter to the secretary of the American Philosophical Society
December 3, 18078" x 10"

Calcutta, L. 1p. and end. Acknowledges certain volumes presented by the APS.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Letter to [Messrs. Mease, Seybert and Dickerson]
Jan. 9, 18087 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Washington, A.L.S. 1p. and end. Acknowledges re-election as president of the A.P.S. Printed: Bergh, v.11,419. Bur. of rolls, v.6,321-S.1,v.12,355. FILM 199 FRAME 175

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

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Peter S. DuPonceau to John Vaughan
January 27, 18085 1/16" x 8"

Treasurer of the A.P.S., [Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S., in the name of Benjamin Dearborn of Boston, a ballot box and two pamphlets.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred the paper of Mr. Ross Cuthbert, suggesting a new theory of the tides,
February 5, 18087 11/16" x 12"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: Jno. R. Smith, Zaccheus Collins. Publication not recommended.

General physical description: 7 11/16" x 12"

Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864.
B[enjamin] Silliman to John Vaughan,
February 8, 18087 7/8" x 10 1/16"

Yale College, [New Haven], 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. "We have concluded to communicate our memoir on the meteor to the [American] Philosophical society . . . " See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 404-405.

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

Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864.
Benjamin Silliman and James L. Kingsley to John Vaughan,
February 18, 18087 7/8" x 9 5/8"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Yale College, 4 pp. Transmits account of meteor of December 14, 1807.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred the paper of Dr. Shattuck on the White Hills of New Hampshire,
February 19, 18087 3/4" x 9 15/16"

[Philadelphia], 2 pp. and endorsements. D.S.: C[aspar] Wistar, Jr., James Woodhouse. Publication not recommended, as the author has been anticipated by Dr. Belknap.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 15/16"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred an instrument for the purpose of finding the longitude,
February 23, 18088" x 12 9/16"

invented by Mr. Timothy Kirk, [Philadelphia], 3 pp. and endorsement. D.S.: R[obert] Patterson and three others. Report ordered to lie on the table. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 404.

General physical description: 8" x 12 9/16"

Spalding, Lyman, 1775-1821.
L. Spalding to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
March 1, 18087 7/8" x 9 9/16"

Portsmouth, [N.H.] 1p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S., a copy of the Portsmouth bill of mortality for 1806 and 1807.

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

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
D. B. Warden to [Thomas C.] James,
March 1, 18086 1/8" x 8"

Corresponding Secretary of A.P.S., Paris, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Sends to the A.P.S. books listed herein.

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

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to (John) Vaughan,
March 12, 18084" x 6 3/4"

----, 1 p. and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests loan of $20. "for paying the mens wages."

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

Hamilton, Talbot.
T[albot] Hamilton to Jno. Vaughan,
March 15, 18088 3/8" x 10 1/8"

----, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: [David] Gregory, Elements of . . . astronomy, 2 vols. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 405.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on [Benjamin] Silliman's and [James Luce] Kingsley's paper on a meteor;
March 18, 180810x8

D.S.: R.Hare, Jr. and Joseph Cloud. 2p. and end. Cf. Minutes, p.405. Printed: Trans.,o.s.,vol.VI, 323 ff.

General physical description: 10x8

Lasteyrie, C. de (Charles), 1759-1849.
Letter to the Philosophical society of Philadelphia;
March (?) 18, 18087 1/2" x 9"

Paris, A.L.S. 2p. and end. In French. Acknowledges election to membership about which he learned from M. Mease. Presents his work on the culture of cotton.

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

Hamilton, Talbot.
Talbot Hamilton to Jno. Vaughan,
March 29, 18087 1/2" x 9 3/8"

----, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Donates four pigments found on the Lehigh to A.P.S. See Minutes, April 1, 1808, in Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 405.

General physical description: 7 1/2" x 9 3/8"

Maclure, William, 1763-1840.
W[illia]m Maclure to the [American] Philosophical Society,
March 29, 18088 3/8" x 12 1/4"

Jumilla, Spain, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Sends box of specimens of rock to the A.P.S., "which did not come to hand."

General physical description: 8 3/8" x 12 1/4"

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to (John) Vaughan,
March 30, 18084 1/2" x 7 1/8"

----, 1 p. and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests that $20. be given to Charles Cooper for schooling and the purchase of clothing.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on [William] Thornton's memoir on yellow fever;
April 1, 18086-1/2x7-1/2

D.S.: C.Wistar, jr. and Thos.T. Hewson. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.405.

General physical description: 6-1/2x7-1/2

Lasteyrie, C. de (Charles), 1759-1849.
Letter to Tho[mas] C. James, secretary of A.P.S.;
April 2, 18087 1/2" x 9"

Paris, A.L.S. 1p. and add. In French. Cf. Minutes of July 15, 1808. Acknowledges election to membership. Sends his work on the culture of cotton by M. Warden.

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

Elmslie, John.
John Elmslie to [Samuel P.] Griffiths,
April 12, 18088" x 10"

Secretary to the A.P.S., Cape Town, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Sends a register of the weather from 1800 to 1806 to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to (John) Vaughan,
May 3, 18083 1/2" x 8 1/8"

----, 1 p. and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests that $30. be given to Charles (Cooper?) for the purchase of clothing.

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

Casa Yrujo, Carlos Martínez de Yrujo y Tacón, marqués de, 1763-1824.
Marquis de Casa Yrujo to John Vaughan,
May 5, 18087 3/4" x 9 11/16"

Philadelphia, 2 pp., and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: some valuable Spanish works, together with two copies of a pamphlet of his own. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 406.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 11/16"

Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856.
John C. Warren to John Vaughan,
June 9, 18087 5/8" x 9 3/4"

Boston, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards some publications of the Massachusetts Medical Society to be presented in its name to the A.P.S.

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

Jones, William, 1760-1831.
Answers to seventeen queries propounded by William Jones of Philadelphia
June 17, 1808 

Letter accompanying the table from William Jones, Civil Engineer of Calcutta India in which he answers the seventeen questions propounded by William Jones of Philadelphia. n.d. 5 pp. and endorsement. Com. Begins at p. 4, pp. 1-3 missing. Read, June 17, 1808. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 407. General physical description: 8 1/8" x 10 3/8"

Jones, William, 1760-1831.
Table of gravity and strength of timber in India
June 17, 1808 

Table of gravity and strength of timber used in Bengal India. n.d. 2 pp. and endorsement. Com. Read. June 17, 1808. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 407. General physical description: 8 1/4" x 13"

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Th[omas] Jefferson to John Vaughan
July 19, 18087 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Washington, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: [Charles Philibert de] Lasteyrie's treatise on the cotton plant and another on sugar cane. Microfilmed - Film 199,94

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

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to (John) Vaughan,
August 8, 18083 1/4" x 7 3/4"

1 p. and endorsement. A.N.S. Requests that $20. be given to Charles Cooper for the purchase of clothing.

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

Binney, Horace, 1780-1875.
Hor[ace] Binney to Tho[mas] C. James,
August 20, 18088" x 9 13/16"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

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

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to (John) Vaughan,
August 26, 18085" x 5 1/2"

----, 1 p. A.N.S. Requests $10. "on account of printing the Transactions."

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

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
D. B. Warden to John Vaughan,
September 1, 18087 3/4" x 12 3/16"

Librarian of A.P.S., Paris, 1 p., address and endorsements. A.L.S. Transmits listed works to the library of the A.P.S. Requests a copy of the last volume of A.P.S. Transactions.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 12 3/16"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on a condensing machine;
Sept. 17, 180810x8

D.S.: R.Patterson, Joseph Cloud and Wm.Jones 4p.and 1p.of drawing. Cf. Minutes, p.408.

General physical description: 10x8

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to John Vaughan,
September 20, 18086 1/4" x 8 1/4"

----, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests $20. to purchase leather to bind 150 copies of American Register for Mr. Conrad.

General physical description: 6 1/4" x 8 1/4"

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
D. B. Warden to the Secretary of the [American] Philosophical Society,
October 3, 18086 1/8" x 7 3/4"

Paris, 2 pp. A.L.S. Is forwarding for the library of the A.P.S., ten numbers of the Bibliotheque Britannique, with a letter from [Mare Auguste] Pictet.

General physical description: 6 1/8" x 7 3/4"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Cointeraux's communication on building;
Oct. 7, 180810x8

D.S.: Peter S.DuPonceau and R.Patterson. 2p.and end. Refers to Jefferson. Cf. Minutes, p.408.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Ferrere's [sic] paper on astronomical calculations;
Oct. 7, 18089x7-1/2

[read] D.S.: R.Patterson, Joseph Clay and Jn. Vaughan. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.408.

General physical description: 9x7-1/2

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on H [William] Darlington's paper on the migration of swallows;
Nov. 4, 18087-1/2x10

[read] D.S.: C.W.Peale and James Gibson. 1p. and end. Cf. Minutes, p.409. On same sheet is: APS Report...frog...in a rock; Nov. 4, 1808.

General physical description: 7-1/2x10

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on [Samuel] Peters' paper on a frog being found in a rock;
Nov. 4, 18087-3/4x10

[read] D.S.:C.W.Peale. 1p.and end. Cf.Minutes,p.409. For paper,see: S.A. Peters to S.Harrison; Jan. 10, 1806. On same sheet as APS Report...Darlington; Nov. 4, 1808.

General physical description: 7-3/4x10

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on queries by William Jones of Philadelphia to William Jones of Calcutta and a paper by Latrobe;
Nov. 4, 180810x8

D.S.: Joseph Cloud and John R. Smith. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.409. Printed: Trans.,o.s.,vol.VI,235 ff. (Jones' article)

General physical description: 10x8

Seybert, Adam, 1773-1825.
Adam Seybert to John Vaughan,
November 18, 18088" x 9 11/16"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Tenders his resignation from the committee appointed to arrange the minerals. Accepted.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee to exchange publications with the Societe des amateurs des sciences de Paris;
Nov. 18, 180810x8

D.S.: Jn.Vaughan, Mahlon Dickerson and Peter S. DuPonceau. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.410.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred Mr. Dabney's account of the volcanic eruption in the island of St. George,
November 18, 18087 15/16" x 9 15/16"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsements. D.S.: Tho[ma]s T. Hewson, Mahlon Dickerson. FILM 199 FRAME 356

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

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Letter to the vice-presidents of the A.P.S.
Nov. 30, 18087 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Washington, A.L.S. 1p. and end. Desires to withdraw from office of president at the close of the present term. Printed: A.P.S. Proc.,v.22,pt.3,411; v.87,no.3,277. Bergh, v.12,202. Bur. of rolls, v.6,13 - S.1, v.12,654. FILM 199 FRAME 176

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on paper by [Thomas] Worthington on vitrifaction sent to.Jefferson;
Dec. 2, 18083x6-1/2

D.S.: R. Patterson and Joseph Cloud. 1p. and end. Cf. Minutes, p.410. FILM 199 FRAME 688

General physical description: 3x6-1/2

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on J[osé] J[oaquin] de Ferrer's paper on astronomy;
Dec. 16, 18085x8

D.S.: R.Patterson and Jn.Vaughan. 1p. and end. Cf. Minutes, p.411.

General physical description: 5x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Dunbar's paper on comets;
Dec. 16, 18084x8

D.S.: J.J.de Ferrer, Jno. Vaughan and R. Patterson. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.411. Printed: Trans., o.s.,vol.VI,368 ff. Ferrer approved this report in a letter to J.Vaughan.

General physical description: 4x8

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
John Vaughan for William Dunbar to Jane Aitken
December 31, 18086 1/2" x 8"

L-1 Dr., [Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsements. D. Account from August 2, 1808 to January 2, 1809, amounting to $2.77 1/4.

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

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
John Vaughan to Jane Aitken
December 31, 18087 7/8" x 13 13/8"

Dr., [Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsements. D. Account from January 12, 1808 to January 7, 1809, amounting to $70.41.

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

Stretch, Thomas.
Tho[ma]s Stretch to ----,
18087 3/4" x 9 1/8"

[Philadelphia], ----, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: quarto edition of [Sir William] Blackstone, Commentaries on the laws of England.

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

James, Thomas C. (Thomas Chalkley), 1766-1835.
Letter to Thomas Jefferson
1809 January 6 

In the Jefferson Papers: B J35.69.

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Letter to Thomas C. James
Jan. 14, 18097 1/2" x 9 3/4"

Washington, A.L.S. 1p.and end. Acknowledges re-election as president of the A.P.S. Printed: Bergh, v.12,230. Bur. of rolls, V.6,231-S.1,v.12,705.

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

Insurance Company of North America.
Insurance policy issued to John Vaughan, treasurer of the American philosophical society, for insurance of $4,000 on Philosophical hall;
Jan. 18, 180916 1/2" x 20 1/2"

Phila., Printed D. filled in in ms.S:Jno. Inskeep, pres. On reverse are notices of renewal of premiums down to Jan. 18,1827.

General physical description: 16 1/2" x 20 1/2"

Stretch, Thomas.
Tho[ma]s Stretch to John Vaughan,
January 20, 18097 5/8" x 8 3/4"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: four volumes of scaree tracts. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 413.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Maclure's paper on geology;
Feb. 3, 18094x5

D.S.: Z. Collins and M.Dickerson. 1p., end, and end, by 3.3.Barton.

General physical description: 4x5

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the [committee) respecting translations from German books,
February 10, 18096 3/8" x 7 7/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.D.S.: J[oh]n Vaughan, Sec[retar]y See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 413.

General physical description: 6 3/8" x 7 7/8"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Garnett's papers on windmills and logarithms;
Feb. 17, 18097x6-1/2

D.S.: R.Patterson, Jno.McDowell and Jno. R.Smith. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.413. Printed: Trans.,o.s.,vol.VI,391 and 394. For information concerning the windmill, see letter from Garnett to R.Patterson; March 9,1809.

General physical description: 7x6-1/2

Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815.
Jonathan Williams to John Vaughan
February 17, 18094 7/8" x 7 13/16"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsements. 3d. per. N. Presents books on military history and tactics to the A.P.S. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 413-414.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee upon communication accompanied by model of a machine for steering a vessel,
April 6, 18097 7/8" x 9 13/16"

Philadelphia, 3 pp. D.S.: J[oh]n Vaughan, Sec[retar]y Submitted for Extra-Magellanic premium.

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

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan;
June 2, 18097x4-1/2

Paris, A.L.S. 1p.and end. Forwards publications from Humboldt. Refers to Jefferson. Film 199 Frame 208

General physical description: 7x4-1/2

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
D. B. Warden to John Vaughan,
June 7, 18098 1/4" x 12 9/16"

Paris, 1 p. and endorsements. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of A.P.S. Transactions. Concerning books forwarded from Paris to the A.P.S.

General physical description: 8 1/4" x 12 9/16"

Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815.
Rob[er]t Fulton to John Vaughan,
June 8, 18097 3/4" x 9 3/4"

[New York,]. 3 pp., address and endorsements. A.L.S. Concerning the steamboat, and his plans for the future. Acknowledges election to membership in the A.P.S.

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

Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859.
[Alexander von] Humboldt to the President [of the A.P.S.],
June 12, 18097 3/8" x 9 1/8"

Paris, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. (In French.) Presents to the A.P.S. a copy of his barometrical observations on the Andes. Printed: APS Library Bulletin, 1959. de Terra,"A.vonHumboldt",p.791. FILM199 FRAME 357

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

Cloud, Joseph, ca. 1770-1845.
Account of experiments made on palladium, found in combination with pure gold;
June 23, [1809]10x8

Description of experiments on palladium found in combination with pure gold conducted by Joseph Cloud. Read before the A.P.S. on June 23, 1809. 4p. and end. Printed: A.P.S. Trans., VI, 407-411.

General physical description: 10x8

Featherstonhaugh, George William, 1780-1866.
G. W. Featherstonhaugh to Mahlon Dickerson,
June 26, 18098" x 9 3/4"

Duanesburgh, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

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

Barlow, Joel, 1754-1812.
Joel Barlow to Mahlon Dickerson,
July 10, 18098" x 10"

Kalorama, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges election to membership in the American Philosophical Society. FILM 403 FRAME 14

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838.
Nath[anie]l Bowditch to Mahlon Dickerson,
August 1, 18097 7/8" x 9 11/16"

Salem, [Mass.], 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of his certificate of membership in the American Philosophical Society.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Letter to Baron Alexander de Humboldt;
Aug. 18, 18098 1/4" x 10"

Philadelphia, Printed L. filled in in ms. Acknowledges receipt of his Nivellement barometrique...

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

Winthrop, James, 1752-1821.
James Winthrop to Mahlon Dickerson,
September 8, 18097 1/4" x 9 5/8"

Cambridge, [Mass.] 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 1/4" x 9 5/8"

Dennie, Joseph, 1768-1812.
Joseph Dennie to the Secretary of the A.P.S. ,
September 15, 18094 3/4" x 8"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S., the initial numbers of the Port Folio, new series. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 417.

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

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
W[illiam] Vaughan to John Vaughan
October 12, 18097 7/8" x 9 13/16"

London, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards to the A.P.S.: José de Mendoza y Rios, Tables for navigation.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Cloud's paper on platinum;
Dec. 15, 18098x7

D.S.: Saml. F. Conover and S. Godon. 1p. and end. Cf. Minutes, p.149. Printed: Trans., n.s., vol. I, 161 ff.

General physical description: 8x7

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred the communication of Mr. John Elmslie,
December 15, 18097 13/16" x 8 1/16"

of his register of the weather at the Cape of Good Hope . . . 1800-1806, Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: J[oh]n Vaughan, J[onathan] B. Smith. Recommend reference to meteorological committee.

General physical description: 7 13/16" x 8 1/16"

American Philosophical Society. Librarian.
Report of the librarian on papers for the Magellanic premium;
Dec. 15, 18095-1/2x8

D.S.: Jn. Vaughan. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.419.

General physical description: 5-1/2x8

Perkins, Jacob, 1766-1849.
Material pertaining to his permanent stereotype steel plates for steel plateds for paper currency.
1809-1811 

Enclosed in a letter from P.P.F. Degrand to the A.P.S.; 4 Feb. 1811. Includes printed item: "Perkins' Bank Bill Test: Consisting of Original Impressions from the Permanent Stereotype Steel Plates of Massachusetts Paper Currency...", W. & J. Gilman, Newburyport, 1809.

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Letter to Thomas T. Hewson
1810 January 21 

Thomas Jefferson's acceptence of his re-election as President of the American Philsophical Society. Date Monticello, Jan. 21, 1810.

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
David B. Warden to Mahlon Dickerson,
February 10, 18106 1/4" x 8 1/4"

Corresponding Secretary of the A.P.S., Paris, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 6 1/4" x 8 1/4"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Spalding's paper on the origin of meteors;
Feb. 16, 18106-1/2x8

D.S.: R.Hare, jr., Jos. Cloud and Mahlon Dickerson. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.420. For paper, see: Spalding. Concerning ...meteorites; [read] Feb. 2, 1810.

General physical description: 6-1/2x8

Asiatic Society of Bengal.
Letter to J. Vaughan, Librarian of the American Philosophical Society
March 10, 18108" x 10"

Calcutta, L.S: Wm. Hunter, Secy. 1p. and end. Acknowledges certain volumes sent by the APS.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

American Philosophical Society.
Extracts from the minutes . . .
March 23, 18108 1/8" x 13 3/8"

relative to the Rittenhouse observatory, [Philadelphia], 3 pp. J[oh]n Vaughan. Covers the period from September 16, 1796 to February 7, 1800.

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

Sergeant, Elizabeth.
Elizab[e]th Sergeant and Esther Waters to the American Philosophical Society,
March 30, 18108" x 9 1/2"

Philadelphia, 2 pp. and address. L.S. Wishes to have the deed of trust conveying Rittenhouse observatory and the ground up on which it stands to the A.P.S. cancelled, or the property re-conveyed to them.

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

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
Letter to the Royal Society of Sciences, Copenhagen
April 7, 18105x8

Philadelphia, A.L.S. 1p. Draft. Forwards publication.

General physical description: 5x8

Lewis, C. W..
C. W. Lewis to B(enjamin) S(mith) Barton,
April 17, 18107 3/4" x 9 5/8"

Point Coupee, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses impression of coin of Asiatic manufacture, found in Louisville, Ky., by Mr. Brooks.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on accepting David Rittenhouse's observatory;
April 20, 18108x6-1/2

D.S.: R.Patterson and Jn.Vaughan. 1p. and end. Cf. Minutes, p.422.

General physical description: 8x6-1/2

Ingersoll, Jared, 1749-1822.
Opinion of Jared Ingersoll upon right of the American Philosophical Society to sell real estate conveyed by the devisees of David Rittenhouse,
April 20, 18107" x 7 1/2"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. A.D.S. Extracts from the charter of the A.P.S. upon verso.

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

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
J[oh]n Vaughan to Rob[ert] Patterson
April 24, 18104 3/4" x 7 3/8"

Philadelphia, A.L.S. "I have most heartily jointed with you in obtaining from the Am[erican] Phil[osophical] Soc[iet]y the regrant of the [Rittenhouse] observatory Lot."

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

Godon, Sylvanus.
Specimen of paper from the mulberry accompanying S[ylvanus] Godon's communication on that subject,
May 4, 18107 1/2" x 9"

----, 1 p., address and endorsement. Com. Addressed to Robert Patterson; endorsed by Thomas Jefferson. FILM199 FRAME426

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the secretary of the board of officers relative to printing the laws,
May 18, 18107 1/2" x 7 7/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.D.S.: J[oh]n Vaughan. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 422.

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

Académie des Sciences (France).
Letter to [John] Vaughan, Philadelphia;
June 4, 181010x8

Paris, A.L.S.: Delambre. 1p.and add., end. In French. Thanks for publications. Refers to Warden.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Silvain Godon's paper on paper manufacturing;
June 16, 18106-1/2x8

D.S.: B.S.Barton and Tho.C.James. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.422.

General physical description: 6-1/2x8

Moore, Thomas.
Tho[ma]s Moore to Mahlon Dickerson,
June 22, 18107 5/8" x 9 3/8"

Brooksville, [Va.], 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of certificate of membership in the American Philosophical Society.

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

Society of Antiquaries of London.
Letter to John Vaughan, librarian of A.P.S.;
June 29, 18108" x 10"

[London] L.S: Nichs. Carlisle. 1p. and end. Acknowledges A.P.S. Transactions, v.6,pt.2.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Letter to [ ];
July 2, 18107 1/4" x 8 1/2"

[London] A.L.S.: J.P. Auriol, secy. 2p. and end. Acknowledges Vol.6.,pt.2 of APS Transactions.

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

Library Company of Philadelphia.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society
July 5, 1810 

Philadelphia, Printed L.S: Benjn. R. Morgan, secretary. 1p. and end. Acknowledges Vol.6,pt.2 of APS Transactions.

Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences to Robert Hare
July 25, 18107 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Secretary of the A.P.S., New Haven, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S.: Jeremiah Day, Secretary. Presents to the A.P.S.: Memoirs, I, pt. 1. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 423.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on D.B.Warden's paper on meteors;
July, 18109-1/2x8

D.S.: S.Godon and Z.Collins. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.423. For paper, see: Warden. Concerning a meteoric stone...; [read] June 15, 1810.

General physical description: 9-1/2x8

Society of Antiquaries of London.
Society of Antiquaries of London to John Vaughan,
August 10, 18107 1/4" x 9"

Treasurer [of the A.P.S.], 1p. and endorsement. A.L.S.: Nich[ola]s Carlisle, Secretary. Presents to the A.P.S.: index to Archaeologia, vols, I-XV; Archaeologia, XVI, pt. 1.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Deed of . . . to Elizabeth Sergeant and Esther Waters,
August 17, 181010 3/8" x 16 1/8"

Philadelphia, 3 pp. and endorsement. Copy of D.S.: Tho[mas] C. James, Secretary; Jacob Baker, Alderman. Reconveyance of Rittenhouse observatory and lot to Elizabeth Sergeant and Esther Waters.

General physical description: 10 3/8" x 16 1/8"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on G. Du Jareau's paper on perpetual motion;
Aug. 17, 181012-1/2x8

D.S.: Peter S. Du Ponceau, R. Patterson and James Gibson. 1p.and end. Refers to Jefferson. Cf. Minutes, p.423.

General physical description: 12-1/2x8

Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.
Society of Scottish Antiquaries to J[oh]n Vaughan,
September 5, 18107 1/4" x 9 1/8"

Librarian of A.P.S., Edinburgh, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S.: Alex[ander] Smellie, Secretary. Acknowledges receipt of A.P.S. Transactions, VI, pt. 2.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee appointed to invest certain funds in stock,
October 5, 18106 1/4" x 7 15/16"

Philadelphia, 1 p. D.S.: J[oh]n Vaughan, R[obert] Patterson. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 424.

General physical description: 6 1/4" x 7 15/16"

Royal Irish Academy.
Letter to J. Vaughan;
Oct. 19, 18107 1/4" x 9"

Dublin, A.L.S: Hugh Hill, secretary... 1p. and end. Acknowledges Vol.6,pt.2 of APS Transactions.

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

Johnson, William, 1715-1774.
Letter to T.C. James
1810 October 27 

Acknowledges his election to membership in the Amerian Philosophical Society.

Asiatic Society of Bengal.
Letter to John Vaughan, librarian of American Philosophical Society
November 1, 18107 1/4" X 9"

Calcutta, A.L.S: Wm. Hunter, secy. 1p. and add., end. Acknowledges Vol.6,pt.2 of APS Transactions and other journals.

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

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
Nov. 2, 18108" x 10"

Philadelphia, L.S: E. Penington, Plun[ke]t F. Glentworth, Sam[uel] F. Bradford, Committee of arrangement. 1p. and add., end. Invitation to attend the annual discourse, on November 13.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Asiatic Society of Bengal.
Letter to J. Vaughan, librarian of American Philosophical Society
December 6, 18107" x 9"

Calcutta, A.L.S: Wm. Hunter, secy. 1p. and end. Acknowledges Vol.6,pt.2 of APS Transactions and other journals.

General physical description: 7" x 9"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Ellicott's paper on the eclipse of the sun;
Dec. 21, 18105x8

D.S.: R.Patterson and Jn.Vaughan. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.425.

General physical description: 5x8

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Letter to Thomas T. Hewson
Jan. 18, 18117 3/4" x 10"

Monticello, A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. Acknowledges re-election as president of the A.P.S. Bur. of rolls, V.6,215-S.2,v.45,193. FILM 199 FRAME 179

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

Smith, Samuel Stanhope, 1750-1819.
Sam[ue]l S[tanhope] Smith to John Vaughan,
January 29, 18118" x 10 1/8"

Princeton, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S. a copy of the second edition of his essay upon the varieties of mankind.

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

Godon, Sylvanus.
S[ylvanus] Godon to John Vaughan, [Philadelphia],
January 31, 18117 3/4" x 9 1/4"

1 p. and address. A.L.S. Wishes to know whether it is the intention of the A.P.S. to grant its room for his next course of lectures on mineralogy.

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

Hewson, Thomas T..
Tho[ma]s T. Hewson to John Vaughan,
February 6, 18117 3/4" x 9 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Regarding the use of A.P.S. room by Mr. [Sylvanus) Godon for lectures on mineralogy.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on [Timothy] Matlack's proposal to alter the Rittenhouse stove;
Feb. 15, 181113x8

D.S.: R.Patterson and R. Hare, jr. 2p., end.

General physical description: 13x8

Galvin, J..
An improved capstan for ships of war
February 15, 18111 p.

Diagram. Deposited with the A.P.S., Feb. 15, 1811. See Minutes of that date. General physical description: 15" x 9"

Rawle, William, 1759-1836.
W[illiam] Rawle to ----
February 23, [1811]7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

[Philadelphia] 1 p. A.L.S. Approves the proposed changes to the classes of the American Philosophical Society.

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

Davy, Humphry, Sir, 1778-1829.
Humphrey Davy to T[homas] C. James,
March 1, 18117 1/4" x 9"

Secretary of the A.P.S., [London], 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society. FILM 403 FRAME 178

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

Gibbs, George, 1776-1833.
George Gibbs to J[ohn] Vaughan,
March 5, [1811]7 3/16" x 8 15/16"

Boston, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges receipt of diploma of membership in the American Philosophical Society.

General physical description: 7 3/16" x 8 15/16"

Hosack, David, 1769-1835.
D[avid] Hosack to John Vaughan,
March 16, 18117 3/4" x 9 3/4"

New York, 2 pp., address and endorsement. Acknowledges his election to membership in the A.P.S. Encloses pamphlets. Suggests DeWitt Clinton as a member of the Society.

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

Lasteyrie, C. de (Charles), 1759-1849.
C[harles] P[hilibert] de Lasteyrie to the President of the A.P.S.,
March 18, 18117 11/16" x 9 7/8"

Paris, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. (In French.) Presents to the A.P.S. his work on blue vegetable dyes. FILM199 FRAME 358

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

Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society
March 31, 18119-1/2x7

Paris, A.L.S. 3p.and end. In French. Sends the poem on astronomy by M.Gudin, and suggests he be made a member; sends copies of some of his own works. Film 403 Frame 53

General physical description: 9-1/2x7

Bentley, William, 1759-1819.
William Bentley to John Vaughan, Salem, Mass.,
April 15, 18117 5/8" x 8 7/8"

1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

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

Hamilton, Paul.
Letter to John Vaughan
1811 April 17 
Johnson, William, Jr..
Letter to John Vaughan
1811 April 24 

Encloses $10.00 admission fee to the A.P.S..

American Philosophical Society.
Report of a committee on a paper on a saltpetre cave (Mammoth Cave) in Kentucky, by Fred.Ridgely;
May 17, 181110x8

D.S.:Zaccheus Collins,S.Godon and Charles J.Wister. 2p. and end. Cf. Minutes, p.428. For paper, see letter from Ridgely to B.Rush; March 15, 1811.

General physical description: 10x8

Jones, William, 1760-1831.
W[illia]m Jones to the American Philosophical Society,
May 17, 18117 7/8" x 12 7/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p. A.L.S. William Jones of Philadelphia presents to the A.P.S. the image of the Hindu god of wisdom, sent to him by William Jones of Calcutta.

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

Peck, William Dandridge, 1763-1822.
Letter to John Vaughan, librarian of APS;
June 10, 18117 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Cambridge, A.L.S. 1p. and end. and enc. - 1p. Acknowledges seeds; encloses list of names of some of them.

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

Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820.
And[re]w Ellicott to John Vaughan,
June 24, 18116" x 7 1/2"

Lancaster, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Intends to communicate to the A.P.S. all astronomical and meteorological observations made in the course of his southerntrip.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the [Committee] upon a plan for organizing a committee for making researches into and collecting materials for the history of the United States,
July 5, 18117 7/8" x 13"

[Philadelphia], 4 pp. Dr.D. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 429.

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

Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854.
R[obert] M. Patterson to John Vaughan,
July 7, 18117 3/8" x 9"

Paris, 2 pp., address and endorsements. A.L.S. Is sending books from Paris for Mr. Michaux, Mr. Walsh, and the A.P.S.

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

Spafford, Horatio Gates, 1778-1832.
Horatio G. Spafford to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
July 11, 18117 3/8" x 9 1/4"

Albany, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Desires to know rules relating to the election of members to the A.P.S. Has "some papers which I think of offering some such association . . . "

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

Harris, Levett.
Levett Harris to John Vaughan,
July 17, 18118" x 9 11/16"

St. Petersburg, 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Sends to the A.P.S.: two dictionaries and two grammars, "the best that have appeared."

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

Harris, Levett.
Levett Harris to John Vaughan,
July 17, 18117 7/8" x 9 3/8"

St. Petersburg, 2 pp. L. Copy. Sends to the A.P.S.: two dictionaries and two grammars, "the best that have appeared."

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

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to (John) Vaughan,
July 24, 18116 3/4" x 8"

----, 1 p. Requests assistance of Mr. Vaughan in discounting a note for $400.

General physical description: 6 3/4" x 8"

Harris, Levett.
Levett Harris to ----,
August 28, 18117 11/16" x 9 3/8"

St. Petersburg, 1 p. and endorsements. A.L.S. Sends to the A.P.S., in the name of Professor [Frederick] Adelung, a copy of the latter's Russian dictionary and grammar.

General physical description: 7 11/16" x 9 3/8"

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.
John Quincy Adams to John Vaughan, Secretary to the A.P.S.,
September 15, 18117 1/4" x 8 3/4"

St. Petersburg, 1 p. and endorsement. Transmits to the A.P.S. a recent publication by Gotthelf Fischer upon mineralogy. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 431, November 15, 1811.

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

Destutt de Tracy, Antoine Louis Claude, comte, 1754-1836.
Letter to [American philosophical society];
Oct. 21, 18117" x 9 1/4"

Paris, Oct. 21, 1811. A.L.S. 2p. an end. In French. Although he has never received notice of his nomination, he has heard from many persons and seen in Vol.6 of the Transactions of his election to membership in 1804. Expresses appreciation for honor. Presents various works. Mentions Lafayette, Cabanis, and Warden.

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

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
D. B. Warden to John Vaughan,
October 24, 18117 3/8" x 9 1/16"

Paris, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. "...I have executed all your commissions and instructions. I delivered the sum of one hundred and twenty Dollars to our friend Michaux..."

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 9 1/16"

Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827.
C[harles] W[illson] Peale to the [American] Philosophical Society
November 29, 18118" x 10 1/8"

Museum, Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. In order to consolidate museum, requests to be relieved of unexpired term of lease of room in Philosophical Hall.

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

Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817.
Letter to [John] Vaughan
Dec. 19, 18118x6-1/2

Paris, A.L.S. 1p.and add. In French. Introducing Correa da Serra. Hopes that the APS has received Turgot's Works which he forwarded. Film 403 Frame 54

General physical description: 8x6-1/2

American Philosophical Society.
Memorandum relative to old donations and communications,
18118 1/8" x 13 5/8"

[Philadelphia], ----, 2 pp. and endorsement. D.

General physical description: 8 1/8" x 13 5/8"

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to John Vaughan,
January 16, 18124 3/4" x 8"

----, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests loan of $55.00.

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

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Letter to Thomas T. Hewson
Jan. 26, 18127 1/4" x 9"

Monticello, A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. Acknowledges re-election as president of the A.P.S. Bur. of rolls,V.6,215-S.2,v.45,192. FILM 199 FRAME 180

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

American Philosophical Society.
Note as to donation to the A.P.S.,
February 7, 18125 1/4" x 8"

by Joseph Anthony, of the "Original Charter of Privileges from William Penn to the People of the Province of Pennsylvania." [Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 432.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee appointed on Mr. [Charles Willson] Peale's proposal to give up the lease provided the Society can find another tenant.
February 7, 18128 1/4" x 13 1/8"

Philadelphia, 2 pp. and endorsement. D.S.: Jn. Vaughan and R. Patterson. Terms of conditional contract with Mr. [Thomas] Sully.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee appointed to wait on Mr. Joseph Anthony,
February 7, 18127 3/4" x 9 11/16"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: W[illia]m Tilghman, Peter S. DuPonceau. In re presentation to the A.P.S. of the original charter granted by William Penn to the people of Pennsylvania, 1701.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 11/16"

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Opinion of Peter S. Du Ponceau upon the legal right of the American Philosophical Society to lease certain rooms in Philosophical Hall to a painter for the pratice of his profession.
February 10, 18128 1/8" x 13 1/8"

Philadelphia, 5 pp. and endorsement. D.S.: Peter S. DuPonceau. Affirmative opinion.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee appointed to inquire into the propriety of letting to Mr. [Thomas] Sully the vacant rooms in the Society's building . . . [Philadelphia],
February 21, 18127 3/4" x 8 1/2"

1 p. D.S.: Jn. Vaughan, R. Patterson, Zaccheus Collins, Peter S. Duponceau. Favorable report.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred the communication of Captain Patridge on the height of the White mountains,
February 21, 18127 3/4" x 8 1/2"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: Benjamin Allen, R[obert] Patterson. Publication recommended.

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

American Philosophical Society.
[Terms of] lease to [Thomas Sully?].
February, 18124 3/4" x 7 1/2"

[Philadelphia,] 1 p. D. Unsigned. Fragment only.

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

American Philosophical Society.
American Philosophical Society to [Thomas] Sully,
February, 18127 3/4" x 12 7/8"

[Philadelphia], n.d., but ca. 1 p. Dr.D. Unsigned. Form of lease of roams in Philosophical Hall to Thomas Sully for a term of five years. Dates not filled in.

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

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to (John) Vaughan,
March 7, 18124 1/2" x 7 3/4"

----, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests loan of $146.00.

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

Society of Antiquaries of London.
Society of Antiquaries of London to John Vaughan,
March 9, 18127 3/8" x 8 3/4"

Librarian of A.P.S., Somerset Place, [London], 1p., address and endorsement. A.L.S.: Nich[ola]s Carlisle, Secretary. Presents to the A.P.S.: Archaeologia XVI, pt. 2.

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

Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844.
N(icholas) Biddle to John Vaughan,
March 15, 18127 3/4" x 9 3/4"

----, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Is leaving for Lancaster, and therefore returns book.

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

Barlow, Joel, 1754-1812.
J[oel] Barlow to John Vaughan,
April 17, 18128" x 10 1/16"

Paris, 2pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Is forwarding to the A.P.S. "a few books & pamphlets." Thinks [Alexander] Wilson could sell a dozen copies of his American Ornithology in Paris. FILM 403 FRAME 15

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

Muhlenberg, Henry, 1753-1815.
Henry Muhlenberg to John Vaughan
May 10, 18127 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Lancaster, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Friendship with "Mr. Correa" (de Serra). Varied activities. Botanical matters.

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

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to (John) Vaughan,
June 6, 18124 15/16" x 5 3/4"

----, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Concerning loan of $25 to Jane Aitken.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the board of officers to whom was referred Dr. [Benjamin Smith] Barton's memoir upon the late Jonathan B. Smith,
July 10, 18128" x 9 1/4"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: J[oh]n Vaughan. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 435.

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

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to John Vaughan,
July 25, 18125" x 8"

----, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests loan of $50.00.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

Hosack, David, 1769-1835.
D[avid] Hosack to John Vaughan,
August 14, 18127 3/4" x 9 11/16"

New York, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: American medical and philosophical register, I and II. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 436.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 11/16"

Hamilton, Talbot.
Talbot Hamilton to Jno. Vaughan,
September 1, 18127 7/8" x 9 3/4"

----, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to A.P.S. some sand and dust, "consequent upon the eruptions at the Island of St. Vincent." See Minutes, September 18, 1812, in Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 436.

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

Lowber, John C. (John Cole), 1789-1834.
Jno. C. Lowber to John Vaughan,
September 18, 18127 1/16" x 7 3/4"

Treasurer of A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents the A.P.S. with a copy of the Ordinances of the city of Philadelphia.

General physical description: 7 1/16" x 7 3/4"

Short, William (1759-1849).
W(illiam) Short to J(ohn) Vaughan
October 5, [1812] 

----, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards catalogue (of what?) to the A.P.S.

Svin'in, Pavel Petrovich, 1788-1839.
Letter to Dr. J[ames] Mease;
Oct. 18, 1812 

Phila., A.L.S. 4p., end. Sends Karamsin's Pantheon of the Russian poets for the American philosophical society; translates the description of Lomonossoff. Cf. APS minutes Nov. 6,1812.

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the librarian upon papers or communications directed to be published,
November 6, 18127 7/8" X12 5/8"

[Philadelphia], 4 pp. D. Covers the period from December 21, 1804. Mentions "Bust of Jefferson." FILM 199 FRAME 359

General physical description: 7 7/8" X12 5/8"

Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832.
Jane Aitken to John Vaughan,
December 3, 18124 7/8" x 7 5/8"

----, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests loan of $36.00.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Memorandum of papers which appear from the minutes to be in order for publication,
December 4, 18127 3/4" x 12 5/8"

[Philadelphia,?] 2 pp. and endorsement. D.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 12 5/8"

Godon, Silvain, circa 1769-1840.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
Dec. 11, 18129-1/2x8

Philadelphia prison, A.L.S. 2p.and add.,end. In French. Concerning work on natural history.

General physical description: 9-1/2x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on J.W.'s paper on insects with additional information by B. S. Barton;
Dec. 18, 181210x7-1/2

D.S.: J.Correa de Serra and Thos.T.Hewson. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.438. For paper, see: J.W. Observations on the Phalaeena tinea,etc.; Nov. 1, 1812.

General physical description: 10x7-1/2

Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Royal society of Edinburgh to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
December 29, 18127 1/8" x 8 7/8"

Edinburgh, 1p. and endorsement. A.L.S.: Thomas Allan. Presents to the A.P.S.: Royal Society of Edinburgh, Transactions, VI. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 440.

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

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
W[illia]m Vaughan to the President of the [American] Philosophical Society
December 29, 18127 15/16" x 9 7/8"

London, 2 pp., address and endorsements. A.L.S. Is sending designated journals to the A.P.S. by the Hebe. FILM 199 FRAME 360

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

Bécourt, R. de (Regnault de), active 1808-1826.
Letter to [American philosophical society ?];
Jan. 12, 18138" x 10"

Phila., A.L.S. 2p. and end. In French. Solicits aid for publication of certain works.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Bécourt, R. de (Regnault de), active 1808-1826.
Letter to [P.S.] Du Ponceau;
Jan. 12, 18138" x 10"

Phila., A.L.S. 1p. In French. Encloses letter to be forwarded to the company [APS ?].

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Melish, John, 1771-1822.
John Melish to [John] Vaughan,
February 5, 18134 7/8" x 7 5/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: a copy of his Travels in the United States of America.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on [Benjamin Smith] Barton's paper on insects;
Feb. 19, 18137x8

D.S.: Thos. T. Hewson, Zaccheus Collins and Correa de Serra. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.439. For paper, see: Barton, B.S. Additional information...; Dec. 16, 1812.

General physical description: 7x8

Jones, William.
William Johns to Jno. Vaughan,
March 22, 18137 1/8" x 8 7/8"

Librarian of the A.P.S., Manchester, 1 p., address and endorsements. A.L.S. The secretary of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester transmits to the A.P.S. their Memoirs, n.s., II.

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

Smith, Charles, 1765-1836.
Charles Smith to [John] Vaughan,
April 5, 18137 5/16" x 9 7/8"

Lancaster, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Offers to deliver to the A.P.S.: Laws of Pennsylvania, V, if it is not already in their possession.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred a communication on the tuition of ladies, by the Rev. Timothy Alden,
April 16, 18137 7/8" x 7 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 1p. and endorsement. D.S.: W[illia]m Staughton, Ja[me]s Abercrombie. The contents of the communication does not come "within the objects of the Society."

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

American Philosophical Society.
New regulations ... proposed by B[enjamin] S[mith] Barton and John Redman Coxe,
May 8, 18134 1/2" x 7 1/16"

[Philadelphia], 2 pp. and endorsement. D.S.: John Redman Coxe, B[enjamin] S[mith] Barton. Five regulations listed.

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

Worrell, Joseph, 1757-1841.
Joseph Worrell and W[illia]m Broome to [John] Vaughan,
May 19, 18137 7/8" x 8"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and address. D.S. Estimate of value of certain fixtures in Philosophical Hall.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of F[rancis] Nichols concerning expenses of publishing the next volume of A.P.S. Transactions
1813 June 18 

Francis Nichols' report concerning the expenses for publishing the next volume of the A.P.S. Transactions.

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
W[illiam] Vaughan to John Vaughan
July 6, 18137 7/8" x 10"

London, 1 p., address and endorsements. A.L.S. Forwards to the A.P.S.: Royal Horticultural Society, Transactions, II, pt. 1. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 442.

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

Staughton, W..
W. Staughton to Revd. J(ohn) Vaughan,
July 9, 18134 3/4" x 7 7/8"

----, 1 p. A.L.S. Returns books borrowed from Vaughan, thanking him for use of the same.

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

Higginson, Samuel.
S(amuel) Higginson to John Vaughan,
August 30, 18137 11/16" x 9 3/4"

Boston, 4 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Respecting Stewart's portrait of Dr. Priestley.

General physical description: 7 11/16" x 9 3/4"

Stockler, Francisco de Borja Garçaõ.
Letter to Tho[ma]s C. James, Philadelphia;
Sept. 11, 181310x8

Rio de Janiero, A.L.S. 2p. and end. In French. Forwards volume.

General physical description: 10x8

Correia da Serra, José Francesco, 1750-1823.
J. Correa de Serra to John Vaughan,
September 27, 18137 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Boston, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Personal affairs. Intends to return to Philadelphia and finish paper for the A.P.S. Copy of letter printed in A.P.S. Trans.v.45, part 2, p. 126.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee appointed to report on a paper by the late Doctor [Benjamin] Franklin,
October 1, 18137 11/16" x 9 3/4"

entitled "Meteorological imaginations and conjectures", Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: R[obert] Patterton, Jon[athan] Williams. Report paper as already published. FILM 54-61 FRAME 127

General physical description: 7 11/16" x 9 3/4"

Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856.
J[ohn] C. Warren to John Vaughan,
October 6, 18137 5/8" x 9 5/16"

Boston, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Introducing Dr. May, the bearer of a set of the publications of the Massachusetts Medical Society, to be presented to the A.P.S.

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

Allan, Thomas, 1777-1833.
Thomas Allan to the Secretary of A.P.S.,
January 18, 18147 1/8" x 9 13/16"

Edinburgh, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presented to the A.P.S.: Royal Society of Edinburgh, Transactions, VII. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 448.

General physical description: 7 1/8" x 9 13/16"

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Letter to R. M. Patterson
Jan. 20, 18147 3/4" x 10"

Monticello, A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. Acknowledges re-election as president of the A.P.S. Printed: Bergh, V.14,70. Bur. of rolls, V.6,366-S.1,v.13,249. FILM 199 FRAME 181

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

American Philosophical Society.
List of books belonging to American Philosophical Society,
January 27, 18148 1/8" x 13 3/8"

out. [Philadelphia], 2 pp. and endorsement. D.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on paper by Charles Varle on yellow fever;
Feb. 18, 18146-1/2x8

Philadelphia, D.S.: Reuben Haines, R.Patterson and Jn. Vaughan. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, pp.443-444.

General physical description: 6-1/2x8

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
D. B. Warden to John Vaughan,
February 26, 18147 1/4" x 8 3/4"

Paris, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S. a copy of his Essay of consular establishments, together with various other works.

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

Quincy, Josiah.
Josiah Quincy to ----,
March 1, 18147 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Boston, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, III, pt. 1.

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

Savage, Jacob.
Jac(ob) Savage to John Vaughan,
March 3, 18147 1/2" x 10"

Boston, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Forwards two of Mr. Buckminster's sermons; will send two more by the next mail.

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

Fisher, Redwood, 1782-1856.
R[edwood] Fisher to John Vaughan,
March 4, 18144 3/4" x 7 3/4"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: James Cutbush, American artist's manual, 2 vols. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 444.

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

James, Thomas C. (Thomas Chalkley), 1766-1835.
Tho[mas] C. James to John Vaughan,
March 4, 18147 15/16" x 8 15/16"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: John Burns, Principles of midwifery. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 444.

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

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Letter to John Vaughan
March 18, 18148x5

A.L.S. 1p.and end. Donates a Jefferson publication to the library.

General physical description: 8x5

Farrand, P..
Receipt to John Vaughan for books purchased;
March 30, 181410x8

D.S.: Joseph Simmons. 1p.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee appointed to cause the constitution and bye-laws of the Society to be printed,
April 1, 18146 5/8" x 7 1/2"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: Jona[than] Williams, R[obert] Patterson. See Pro., "XXII, pt. 3, 445.

General physical description: 6 5/8" x 7 1/2"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Joshua Humphreys' paper on a pump;
April 15, 181410x8

D.S.: R.M. Patterson, William Hembel, jr. and Jon. Williams. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.445. For paper, see letter from Joshua Humphreys to J.Vaughan, March 25, 1814.

General physical description: 10x8

Society of Antiquaries of London.
Society of Antiquaries of London to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
May 16, 18147 1/8" x 8 3/4"

Somerset Place, [London], 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S.: Nich[ola]s Carlisle, Secretary. Presents to the A.P.S.: Archaeologia, XVII. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 448.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred a memoir from Mr. [Joseph] Cloud,
June 10, 18147 11/16" x 9 7/8"

on the fusing temperature of metals, [Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: R[obert] M. Patterson, William Hembel, Jr. Publication in Transactions recommended.

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

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820.
B(enjamin) H(enry) Latrobe to Jo(hn) Vaughan,
June 19, 18147 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Pittsburg, 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Quarrel about Oliver Evans's engine. FILM403 FRAME2.2

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on De Bretton's paper on nervous irritability;
July 15, 18148-1/2x8

D.S.: B.S. Barton, C. Wistar and Thos. T. Hewson. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.447.

General physical description: 8-1/2x8

Swift, J. G. (Joseph Gardner), 1783-1865.
J[oseph] G. Swift to Thomas C. James,
July 20, 18147 7/8" x 9 7/8"

New York, 1 p. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

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

Clinton, D. (DeWitt).
DeWitt Clinton to R[obert] M. Patterson,
July 21, 18147 3/4" x 9 5/8"

New York, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

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

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
To John Gummere
16 Aug. 1814 

Letter and receipt for $10.00 dues.

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on [Elisha] De Butts' paper on thermometers;
Aug. 20, 18146-1/2x8

D.S.: Adam Seybert, B.S.Barton and Jos. Cloud. 1p.and end. Printed: Trans., n.s., vol. I, 301 ff.

General physical description: 6-1/2x8

Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861.
John W. Francis to J[ohn] Vaughan,
September 5, 18147 3/8" x 9 1/8"

New York, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. The collections of the New York Historical Society, I and II, and a set of the Transactions of the Society for the Promotion of Useful Arts in the State of New York are to be delivered to the A.P.S. by Mr. Fisher.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Mr. Cloud's paper on fluid metals;
Oct. 7, 18146-1/2x8

D.S.: R.Patterson and Zaccheux Collins. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.448. Printed: Trans.,n.s., vol.I, 170 ff.

General physical description: 6-1/2x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Lambert's paper on the Gregorian calendar;
Oct. 7, 18144x7-1/2

D.S.: John Gummere, R.M.Patterson and Jon. Williams. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.448.

General physical description: 4x7-1/2

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Adrian's paper on the gravity of the earth;
Oct. 21, 18148x6-1/2

D.S.: John Gummere, R.Patterson and R.M. Patterson 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.448. Printed: Trans., n.s., vol. I, 119 ff.

General physical description: 8x6-1/2

Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815.
Letter to Tho[mas] Jefferson
October 21, 18148-1/2x11

Philosophical Hall, Photostat of A.Dr. of L.S. 2p.and end. Relative to the sale of Jefferson's library to Congress. Presented by Julian P. Boyd, Feb. 1945. Original in possession of Indiana university (see Film 455 for microfilm copy). Must secure permission of Indiana university to publish. Not found in print. Typed copy. Presented by Dr. Betts,1948 For microfilm copy, see no.21 on Film 455.

General physical description: 8-1/2x11

American Philosophical Society.
Copy of minute
November 4, 18148 1/8" x 10 3/8"

relating to application of the College of Physicians for reduction in rent of room in Philosophical Hall. 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: Jno. Vaughan. Copy. Reduction in rent refused.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee appointed to consider an application of the College of Physicians for a reduction of rent,
November 4, 18147 1/2" x 12 1/2"

Philadelphia, 2 pp. and endorsement. D.S.: R[obert] Patterson, J[oh]n Vaughan, Jona[than] Williams. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 448, 449.

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

Biddle, John Gideon, 1793-1826.
John G. Biddle to R[obert] M. Patterson,
November 10, 18147 3/4" x 9 15/16"

Camp Dupont 1 P. and endorsement. Acknowledges his election to membership in the A.P.S. Gives Mr. Patterson permission ot lend his books freely.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 9 15/16"

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Letter to Robert M. Patterson
Nov. 23, 18148" x 10"

Monticello, A.L.S. 1p. and add., end. Resigns as president of the A.P.S. Printed: Bergh, v.14,210; A.P.S. Proceedings, v.87,no.3,p.268,1943. Bur. of rolls, V.6,366-S.1,v.13,302.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Dorsey, John Syng, 1783-1818.
John S. Dorsey to R[obert] M. Patterson,
December 15, 18147 7/8" x 10"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Acknowledges his election to membership in the American Philosophical Society.

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

Mills, Robert.
Rob(er)t Mills to John Vaughan,
December 16, 18147 1/2" x 9 1/16"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Desires to become a member of the American Philosophical Society.

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

Allison, N. S. (Nathaniel Stout), 1786?-1817.
N. S. Allison to John Vaughan,
December 21, 18148" x 9 15/16"

Burlington, 1 p., address and endorsements. Has not received his certificate of membership in the A.P.S., which he requests may be sent by the first safe opportunity.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Account of communications since the publication of [Transactions],
18147 3/4" x 12 5/8"

V, [Philadelphia], ----, 3 pp. and endorsement. D.

General physical description: 7 3/4" x 12 5/8"

American Philosophical Society.
Persons elected members of the Am[erica]n Philos[ophical] Soc[iet]y since Jan[uar]y,1813, [Philadelphia], ----,
[1814]7 3/4" x 9"

1 p. D. Mentions T.Jefferson in a note. FILM 199 FRAME 361

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

American Philosophical Society.
Petition to the senate and house of representatives of Pennsylvani.
181412-1/2x8

[ca. ?] D. 4p. Mentions B.Franklin. FILM 54-63 FRAME 142

General physical description: 12-1/2x8

American Philosophical Society.
Subscription list for [Alexander] von Humboldt's "Travels in Mexico"
1814 

Essai politique sur le royaume de las Nouvelle-Espagne.

Quincy, Josiah.
Josiah Quincy to John Vaughan,
February 1, 18158" x 9 15/16"

Boston, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. "Mr. Perkins will deliver to you a copy of the last publication of the American Academy [of Arts and Sciences]."

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

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Letter to R.M. Patterson
Feb. 8, 18158" x 10"

Monticello, A.L.S. 1p. and end. Acknowledges letter expressing sentiments of A.P.S. on his resignation. Printed: A.P.S. Proceedings, v.22,pt.3,452. Bur. of rolls, v.6,366-S.1,v.14,15.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Hazard, Ebenezer, 1744-1817.
Letter to John Vaughan
[February 16, 1815] 

[Philadelphia, ]. Forwards to the A.P.S. a donation of two volumes from the Massachusetts Historical Society. General physical description: 3 15/16" x 6 3/8"

Thomas, Samuel.
Lists of books and materials purchased by John Vaughan;
Feb. 21 - June 8, 1815 

D. 4 leaves.

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on H.M. Brackenridge's paper on the Indians;
March 3, 18156x8

D.S.: R.Patterson and Jn.Vaughan. 1p.and Cf. Minutes, p.452. Printed: Trans.,n.s.,vol.I, 151 ff.

General physical description: 6x8

American Philosophical Society.
Resolution to be considered at a meeting ... to be held on 3d of march, 1815,
March 3, 18157 3/8" x 11 1/8"

[Philadelpha,] 1 p. and endorsement. Pr.D. Proposed resolution repealing the twelfth fundamental law of the society thereby reducing the number of classes under which it was organized from six to four, including: physical and mathematical class; class of useful arts and improvements; historical, statistical, and economical class; and philological and literary class.

General physical description: 7 3/8" x 11 1/8"

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Palmer, George.
Receipts to John Vaughan for purchases of books;
March 9 - June 16, 1815 

D.S. 11 leaves. Assorted sizes.

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Letter to [John Vaughan]
March 27, 18158x5

A.L.S. 1p. Is borrowing some library books. On the back is a list of books in hand of J.Vaughan; May 24, 1815.

General physical description: 8x5

de Lasteyrie, Charles Philibert..
C[harles] P[hilibert] de Lasteyrie to the President of the A.P.S.,
March 28, 18157 11/16" x 9 7/8"

Paris, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. (In French.) Presents to the A.P.S.: a copy of his Nouveau systeme d'éducation...

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

Gråberg, Jacob, 1776-1847.
Letter to the American philosophical society;
April [March 29], 18159-1/2x7-1/4

Genoa, A.L.S. 2p.and end. Donates copies of five of his works.

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

Thomas, Moses.
M(oses) Thomas to John Vaughan,
March 30, 18155" x 8"

(Philadelphia), 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests copy of A.P.S. Transactions, VI.

General physical description: 5" x 8"

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred a communication from Mr. Correa [de Serra] on the formation and nature of the soil of Kentucky,
April 21, 18154 3/4" x 7 9/16"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: R[obert] M. Patterson, N[athaniel] Chapman. Publication in Transactions recommended.

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

Gråberg, Jacob, 1776-1847.
J[acob] Graberg de Hemsö to the American Philosophical Society,
April, 18157 1/4" x 9 5/8"

Genoa, -- 2pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Donates to the A.P.S.: copies of five of his works, listed herein.

General physical description: 7 1/4" x 9 5/8"

Bradford, Thomas, 1745-1838.
Lists of books purchased by John Vaughan;
May 2 - June 21, 1815 

D.S. 4 lists.

Michaux, François André, 1770-1855.
F. André Michaux to S[amu]el Bradford,
May 5, 18157 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Paris, 3 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. (In French.) Concerning the English edition of his work. Comments upon "the most terrible war... between France and all the powers of Europe..."

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

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
List of books
May 24, 18158x5

A.D. 1p. On same sheet as letter from DuPonceau to J.Vaughan; March 27, 1815.

General physical description: 8x5

Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskab.
Letter to the A.P.S.;
May 31, 181510x7-1/2

Copenhagen, L.S.: E. Viborg. 1p. and end. Forwards publication.

General physical description: 10x7-1/2

Royal Veterinarian Society.
To the American Philosophical Society
1815 May 31 

Encloses an analysis donated to the A.P.S..

Camper, Adriaan Gilles, 1759-1820.
Letter to the [A.P.S.];
June 2, 181512-1/2x8

Francker, A.L.S. 4p., end. In French. Sends book. Refers to Michaux and Cuvier.

General physical description: 12-1/2x8

Conyngham, Redmond, 1781-1846.
Redmond Conyngham to Tho(m)s T. Hewson,
June 10, 18157 7/8" x 10"

Secretary of the American Philosophical Society, ----, 3 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Communication regarding fragment of an Indian vase found on Buck Mountain.

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

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American Philosophical Society.
Resolutions concerning the duties of the historical and literary committee,
June 16, 18157 13/16" x 9 7/8".

[Philadelphia], 1p. and endorsements. D. Resolutions adopted, July 21, 1815. Printed in full in Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 456.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Subjects for the inquiries of the historical (and literary] committee of the [American] Philosophical Society,
June 16, 18158" x 9 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 4 pp. and endorsements. Dr.D. Incomplete. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 455-457.

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

Gilmer, Francis Walker, 1790-1826.
Letter to John Vaughan
June 16, 18159-1/2x8

Richmond, A.L.S. 2p.,add.and end. Sends overdue board bill. Correa de Serra and P.S.duPont de Nemours soon to be at Monticello. With regard to duplicates in Jefferson's library. Film 199 Frame 362

General physical description: 9-1/2x8

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Short, Charles Wilkins, 1794-1863.
C. W. Short to Jno. Vaughan,
July 3, 18157 3/4" x 9 1/2"

Lexington, Ky., 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Introduces Mr. Dewees. Forwards old manuscript on heraldry to the A.P.S.

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

Miller, Alexander J..
Alex[ander] J. Miller to John Vaughan,
July 11, 18157 13/16" x 8 5/8"

Easton, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Regarding proposed exchange of books and pamphlets with the Easton library. Introducing Mr. Enoch Green.

General physical description: 7 13/16" x 8 5/8"

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Peter S. Du Ponceau to John Vaughan
July 15, 18157 5/8" x 9 7/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. With regard to an article entitled "A Tour to the Niagara", printed in the National Intelligencer, July 11, 1815.

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

Walckenaer, C. A. (Charles Athanase), 1771-1852.
Letter to [Benjamin S.] Barton, Paris;
July 16, 18159x7-1/4

Paris, A.L.S. 3p.and add.,end. Lists Italian titles of works pertaining to the Americas.

General physical description: 9x7-1/4

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on Croker's paper on motion;
July 21, 18154-1/2x8

D.S.: R.M. Patterson and William Hembel, jr. 1p. Cf. Minutes, p.456. For paper, see letter from Croker to J. Cutbush; July 1, 1814. On same sheet is minute of the APS historical and liter- ary committee.

General physical description: 4-1/2x8

Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Royal Society of Edinburgh to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
July 26, 18157 13/16" x 9 5/8"

Edinburgh, 1p. L.S.: Thomas Allan. Presents to the A.P.S.: Royal Society of Edinburgh, Transactions, VII, pt. 2.

General physical description: 7 13/16" x 9 5/8"

College of Physicians, Committee of..
Committee of the College of Physicians to the President of the A.P.S.,
July, 18157 3/4" x 9 3/4"

[Philadelphia], --, 2 pp. and address. L.S.: Thos. T. Hewson, Tho. C. James. College of Physicians desire reduction of rent for room in Philosophical Hall to $20 per year.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the commitee on communication . . . relative to a species of Malaxie by W[illiam] P.C. Barton.
1815 August 10 

Report on communication by Dr. William P.C. Barton relative to a species of Malaxie.

American Philosophical Society.
Notice published by the historical and literary committee. . . [Philadelphia],
August 15, 18158" x 12 1/2"

2 pp. and endorsement. D.S.: W[illia]m Tilghman, Peter S. DuPonceau, and John Vaughan. Statement of purpose of the historical and literary committee.

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

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
Letter to John Vaughan;
Aug. 20, 18155 3/4" x 7 1/2"

Paris, A.L.S. 2p. and add., end. Abandoned by the government, is forced to seek other means of existence; is preparing a description of Washington. Packages sent by Mr. Michaux. Film 54-63 Frame 66 Film 199

General physical description: 5 3/4" x 7 1/2"

Bataafsch Genootschap der Proefondervindelijke Wijsbegeerte (Rotterdam, Netherlands).
Letter to the A.P.S., Philadelphia
Oct. 9, 181510x8

Rotterdam, L.S.: C. Dale. 1p. and end. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 10x8

Bataafsch Genootschap der Proefondervindelijke Wijsbegeerte (Rotterdam, Netherlands).
Letter to J[ohn] Vaughan, Philadelphia;
Oct. 9, 181510x8

Rotterdam, L.S.: C. Dale. 2p. and add., end. In French. Forwards books.

General physical description: 10x8

Everett, Alexander Hill, 1790-1847.
A[lexander] H. Everett to John Vaughan,
October 9, 18157 1/8" x 8 7/8"

Hague, 2 pp. and address. A.L.S. Has forwarded to the A.P.S., the Transactions of the Batavian Physical and Experimental Society. News of other learned societies and their publications.

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

Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakademien (Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences).
Letter to the A.P.S.
October 24, 181510x8

Stockholm, L.S.: Swartz. 1p. and end. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 10x8

Conyngham, Redmond, 1781-1846.
Redmond Conyngham to R. M. Patterson, ----,
November 6, 18157 7/8" x 9 7/8"

3 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Regarding H. & L. Comm. at A.P.S. Recommends publication of MSS. in office of Secretary of State at Harrisburg.

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

Bradford, Mrs..
Mrs. Bradford to Peter S. DuPonceau,
November 18, 18158 1/8" x 8 3/8"

Burlington, 1 p., address and endorsement. 3d. Per. N. Informs Mr. DuPonceau of the serious illness of her father.

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

Bataviaasche genootschap von kunsten en wetenschappen.
Letter to the A.P.S., Philadelphia;
Nov. 25, 181510x8

Batavia, L.S.: P. Wedding. 1p. and end. Forwards publication.

General physical description: 10x8

Peters, Thomas R..
Circular.
November, 18158" x 10"

Philadelphia, 3 pp. Pr. D. Historical and statistical queries regarding the state of Pennsylvania. Enclosed in letter from T(homas) R. Peters to P(eter) S. DuPonceau, ---, December 14, 1815.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Conyngham, Redmond, 1781-1846.
Redmond Conyngham to Peter S. Duponceau,
December 9, 18157 3/4" x 9 7/8"

----, 1p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Regarding documents in offices of Secretary of State and Surveyor-General (at Harrisburg).

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

Sergeant, John, 1747-1824.
John Sergeant to John Vaughan,
December 9, 18157 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Washington, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests certified information concerning the appointment, objects and activities of the Historical Committee.

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

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Peter S. Du Ponceau to John Vaughan
December 11, 18157 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Philadelphia, 2 pp. A.L.S. With regard to letter from Mr. (John) Sergeant, dated (December) 9, concerning the Historical Committee, and reply thereto.

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

Hopkinson, Joseph, 1770-1842.
Jos(eph) Hopkinson to Peter S. Du Ponceau
December 11, 18157 3/4" x 9 7/8''

C-1 Washington, 2pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Will continue to transmit copies of public documents to the A.P.S.

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

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
J(oh)n Vaughan to P(eter) S. Du Ponceau
December 11, 18157 3/4" x 9"

(Philadelphia), 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Encloses letter from Mr. (John) Sergeant. Requests that reply be written.

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

Dearborn, Benjamin, 1754-1838.
Benj[ami]n Dearborn to James Mease,
December 14, 18158" x 8 1/4"

Boston, 1 p. and endorsement. Extract of L. Presents to the A.P.S.: a perpetual diary "to be suspended in the room where they usually assemble."

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

Peters, Thomas R..
T(homas) R. Peters to P(eter) S. Du Ponceau,
December 14, 18157 7/8" x 9 7/8"

2 pp., address and endorsement. 3d. Per. L. Unsigned. Encloses printed circular containing historical and statistical queries regarding the state of Pennsylvania.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on the clock in Philosophical Hall;
Dec. 15, 181510x8

Philadelphia, D.S.: James Mease and Francis Nicholls. 1p.and end. Cf. Minutes, p.459.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society. Historical & Literary Committee.
The committee of history reported that agreeably to the powers invested in them by the A.P.S. they had been duly organized. . . Philadelphia,
December 15, 18158" x 9 5/8"

1p. A.D.S. : J[oh]n Vaughan, Recording Secretary.

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

Peters, Thomas R..
Th(omas) R. Peters to P(eter) S. Du Ponceau, ----,
December 18, 18155" x 7 3/4"

3 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Letter of apology for interference in plans of Historical Committee of the A.P.S.

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

Bloomfield, Joseph E..
Joseph [E.] Bloomfield to Peter S. Du Ponceau,
December 20, 18157 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Burlington, 1 p. and endorsement. A. L. S. Has engaged to deposit material relative to the early history of New Jersey with the New York Historical Society.

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

Morgan, Benjamin R., 1765-1840.
Benj[ami]n R. Morgan to John Vaughan,
December 29, 18157 7/8" x 10"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S. several works, listed herein, relating to the state of Pennsylvania.

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

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841.
J[oh]n Vaughan to P[eter] S. Du Ponceau,
December 29, 18158" x 9 1/2"

[Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. List of books procured for the A.P.S.

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

American Philosophical Society.
List of publications deposited by the Philadelphia committee of defense;
18155x8

A.D.in hand of John Vaughan. 1p.

General physical description: 5x8

List of books presented to the A.P.S.
[ca. 1815] 
American Philosophical Society.
Report relative to the formation of a historical branch of the society, made by P.S. Du Ponceau;
[1815]9-1/2x8

D. 1p. and end. Report of P.S. Du Ponceau.

General physical description: 9-1/2x8

Botta, Carlo, 1766-1837.
Letter to the A.P.S.;
Jan. 10, 18169x8

Paris, A.L.S. 1p. and end. In Italian. Presents volume.

General physical description: 9x8

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
W[illia]m Vaughan to John Vaughan
January 10, 18167 7/8" x 9 3/4"

London, 1 p. Duplicate of L.S. Requests John Vaughan "to draw upon me for fifty pounds for the [American Philosophical Society."

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

Allison, W. J..
Bill of exchange to John Vaughan;
Jan. 26, 18163x8

Philadelphia, A.D.S. 1p.and end.

General physical description: 3x8

Monroe, James, 1758-1831.
[James] Monroe to [John] Sergeant,
January 27, 18167 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Department of State, [Washington], 1p. 3d. per. N. Informs Mr. Sergeant that A.P.S. will be furnished with designated journals and documents of the government. Enclosed in; Sergeant to DuPonceau, January 27, 1816.

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

Sergeant, John, 1747-1824.
John Sergeant to Peter S. Du Ponceau,
January 27, 18167 7/8" x 9 3/4"

Washington, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Indicates that A.P.S. will be furnished with certain public documents. See [James] Monroe to [John] Sergeant, January 27, 1816.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred a communication from DuPont de Nemours on . . . the language of the United States
1816 February 2 

Report of te committee to whom was referred a communication from DuPont de Nemours on language of the United States.

Clymer, George, d. 1848.
George Clymer to John Vaughan,
February 6, 18167 13/16" x 8"

[Philadelphia], 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents listed books to Mr. Vaughan for the library of the A.P.S.

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

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
P(eter) S. Du Ponceau to J(ohn) Vaughan,
February 10, 18165" x 7 7/8"

(Philadelphia), 2pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Requests Vaughan to assist him to obtain designated documents. List enclosed. Mentions B.Franklin. FILM54-63 FRAME36

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

Spafford, Horatio Gates, 1778-1832.
H. G. Spafford to Peter S. Du Ponceau,
February 10, 18168 3/8" x 9 7/8"

Secretary of the A.P.S., Albany, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. ---- Copy. 1 p. and endorsement. With regard to his "Essay on the Art of making Iron and Steel, from our native Ores."

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

American Philosophical Society.
Papers pertaining to the purchase of fuels;
Feb. 10, 1816 - Sept. 29, 1847 

D. 66 items. Various sizes. Receipts and papers related to the purchase of fuels for the A.P.S. Includes coal, coke, and wood.

Chambers, J..
J. Chambers to John Vaughan,
February 13, 18168" x 9 3/4"

New York, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Forwards packet from Mr. Warden of Paris, containing a manuscript by M. Gregoire, which the latter desires to have printed in Philadelphia.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee on the application from the College of Physicians,
February 14, 18167 3/4" x 9 7/8"

respecting the rent of the room occupied by the College, [Philadelphia], 2 pp. D.S.: W[illia]m Tilghman, Zaccheus Collins, W[illiam] Meredith. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 461.

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

Dickerson, Mahlon, 1770-1853.
Mahlon Dickerson to Peter S. Du Ponceau,
February 15, 18167 15/16" x 10"

Trenton, 2 pp., address and endorsement. Is "much gratified that the Philosophical society have determined to bend their attention to the history of America."

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee to whom was referred the paper of N[icholas] Collin on the climate of the country about Delaware,
February 16, 18167 7/8" x 9 15/16"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.D.S.: Peter S. DuPonceau. Publication in Historical Collections recommended.

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

Smith, Charles.
Charles Smith to William Rawle,
February 18, 18168 1/8" x 10 1/8"

Harrisburg, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Comments upon documents relating to the early history of Pennsylvania. Opinion concerning first settlement of that state.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of committee on [Francis Walker] Gilmer's paper on the natural bridge;
Feb. 27, 181610x8

D.S.: Robt. Hare, Thomas Cooper, and Collins. 1p.and add.to John Vaughan, end. Cf. Minutes, p.461. Printed: Trans.,n.d.,vol.I,187ff.

General physical description: 10x8

Steinhauer, H..
H. Steinhauer to Jno. Vaughan,
March 2, 18167 1/2" x 9 1/8"

Bethlehem, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards to the A.P.S.: [George Henry] Loskiel, History of the mission of the United Brethren among the Indians in North America.

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

Rawle, William, 1759-1836.
W(illiam) Rawle to (Peter S.) Du Ponceau
March 4, 18166 1/2" x 7 7/8"

----, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Opinion upon a letter of William Penn, sent by Rawle to (John) Vaughan "a few weeks age."

General physical description: 6 1/2" x 7 7/8"

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Report of Peter S. Du Ponceau to [the American Philosophical Society]
March 6, 18168 1/16" x 13 5/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.D.S. Recommends the publication of a number of letters and documents relating to William Penn and early Pennsylvania.

General physical description: 8 1/16" x 13 5/8"

Testard et Gueun L'ainé et cie.
Letter to the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia
March 9, 181610x8

Marseilles, L. 1p.and add.,end. In French. Forwards volumes from Dr. Valentin.

General physical description: 10x8

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Peter S. Du Ponceau to John Vaughan
March 11, 18167 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Philadelphia, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Regarding documents of interest to the A.P.S., in possession of Miers Fisher and Deborah Logan.

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

Graydon, Alexander, 1752-1818.
Alex(ander) Graydon to Peter S. Du Ponceau
March 12, 18167 7/8" x 10"

Harrisburg, 3 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Lists documents in his possession that might be of interest to the Historical Committee of the A.P.S.

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

Boileau, Nathaniel B., 1762?-1850.
N. B. Boileau to Casper [sic) Wistar,
March 13, 18167 3/4" x 9 3/4"

President of the A.P.S., Harrisburg, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Transmits to the A.P.S.: Smith's edition of the Laws of Pennsylvania.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report on the memorial relative to the first discovery of the new genus of plants called Bartonia.
1816 March 15 

Signed by J. Correa de Serra and Zaccheus Collins. Publication not recommended.

Smith, Samuel J..
S(amuel) J. Smith to (Thomas C.) James,
March 18, 18168" x 10"

Burlington, (N. J.), 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Will send such historical material as may be found among his father's papers to the Historical Committee of the A.P.S.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Simson, John.
John Simson to John Vaughan,
March 22, 18168" x 9 3/4"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.N. in 3d. per. Presents to the A.P.S.: a "specimen of the Chinese language."

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

Conyngham, Redmond, 1781-1846.
R(edmond) Conyngham to John Vaughan,
March 25, 18168" x 9 7/8"

Lancaster, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Has been working in land office and office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth upon documents of interest to the A.P.S. L-2

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

Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819.
Notes of an argument respecting the old and new calendar in Pennsylvania;
March, 181613-1/2x8

[ca.]. D. 4p.and end. This was given to DuPonceau in reply to his letter from the Historical committee to Fisher; March 9, 1816.

General physical description: 13-1/2x8

Graham, William.
W(illia)m Graham to Peter S. DuPonceau,
April 2, 18167 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Chester, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Possesses documents relative to the early history of Pennsylvania which he is willing to donate to the A.P.S.

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

Meade, William.
Will[ia]m Meade to [Caspar] Wistar,
April 4, [1816]7 7/8" x 10"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Accompanies the presentation of his work On the origin and progress of galvanism to the A.P.S..

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

Spafford, Horatio Gates, 1778-1832.
H. G. Spafford to P[eter] S. DuPonceau,
April 5, 18168 3/8" x 9 7/8"

Albany, 1p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards his paper upon "The Art of Making Iron," to the A.P.S.

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

Graham, William.
W[illia]m Graham to Peter S. DuPonceau,
April 6, 18167 3/4" x 9 7/8"

Chester, 1 p., address and endorsements. A.L.S. Has packed six volumes, Votes of Provincial Assembly (of Pennsylvania), to be sent to the A.P.S. See: same to same, April 2, 1816.

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

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
W[illiam] Vaughan to the President of the [American] Philosophical Society
April 18, 18168" x 9 3/4"

London, 1p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Forwards to the A.P.S.: Catalogue of the library of the Antiquarian Society of London.

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

Mitchill, Samuel L. (Samuel Latham), 1764-1831.
Letter to Caspar Wistar
1816 April 23 

Letter introduces Count Regnaud de St. Jean Angeli, who wishes to invesitgate Philadelphia institutions, including the A.P.S. and the Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Hosack, David, 1769-1835.
David Hosack to Peter S. DuPonceau,
April 25, 18168" x 9 7/8"

New York, 2 pp., address and endorsement. New York Historical Society offers to exchange communications with the Historical Committee of the A.P.S.

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

Harrison, Benjamin.
Ben(jamin) Harrison to Mrs. E.C.Izard,
April 28, 18168 1/8" x 9-3/4"

Berkley, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. With regard to William Byrd papers at Westover.

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

Harrison, Benjamin.
Benj(ami)n Harrison to Mrs. (E. C.) Izard,
April 28, 18168 1/2" x 12"

Berkley, 1 p. and endorsement. Copy. with regard to the William Byrd papers at Westover.

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

Pitkin, Timothy, 1766-1847.
[Timothy] Pitkin to [John] Vaughan,
April 30, 18164 15/16" x 7 7/8"

Washington, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L. in 3d. per. Presents to the A.P.S., his Statistical view of the commerce of the U.S.

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

Graham, John, 1774-1820.
Letter to Peter S. Du Ponceau;
May 4, 181610x8

Washington, A.L.S. 2p.and end. Forwards copy of French manuscript on the history of Louisiana and gives history of it. Refers to Jefferson. For copy, see first pages of: La Harpe Journal… FILM199 FRAME762

General physical description: 10x8

Coxe, Tench, 1755-1824.
Tench Coxe to Peter S. Du Ponceau
May 7, 18167 7/8" x 9 7/8"

State House Square, [Philadelphia], 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents "statement of the manufactures of the United States" to the Historical and Literary Committee of the A.P.S.

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

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
Peter S. Du Ponceau to J[ohn] Vaughan
May 7, 18168 1/4" x 13 3/4"

Philadelphia, 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. With respect to the arrangement of pamphlets in the A.P.S. library. See: same to same, May 24, 1816.

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

Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837.
Abiel Holmes to Peter S. Du Ponceau,
May 8, 18167 1/4" x 9"

Cambridge, (Mass.), 3pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. The Mass. Hist. Soc. congratulates the A.P.S. upon the formation of the Historical and Literary Committee.

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

McKean, Joseph.
Joseph McKean to (Peter S.) Du Ponceau,
May 8, 18167 5/16" x 9 3/16"

H(arvard) College, A.L.S. Will be pleased to promote the wishes of the Historical and Literary Committee of the A.P.S.

General physical description: 7 5/16" x 9 3/16"

Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839.
Report of Committee appointed on Mr. Spafford's paper respecting the treatment of iron ores;
May 10, 18168" x 10"

A.D.S: Thomas Cooper, Jos. Cloud, William Hembel, jr. 1p.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Middleton, John, Izard, 1785-1849.
Letter to John Vaughan;
May 12, 18169-1/2x7-3/4

Washington Hall, A.L.S. 1p.,add.and end. Forwards dried plants requested by J.Vaughan for the APS.

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

Norton, Andrews, 1786-1853.
Letter to John Vaughan;
May 14, 18168" x 10"

Cambridge, A.L.S. 1p. and add. Acknowledges volumes of APS Transactions for [Harvard] university.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

American Philosophical Society.
Purchases of books and periodical for the A.P.S. Library
1816 May 17- 1846 July 

Over 30 years of receipts for books and periodicals purchased for the A.P.S. Library (1816 May 17- 1846 July).

Rodney, C. A. (Caesar Augustus), 1772-1824.
C(aesar) A. Rodney to ----,
May 20, 18168" x 13 1/8"

Wilmington, 4pp. and endorsement. A.L.S. Will cooperate with work of Historical and Literary Committee to the A.P.S.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee upon publication of [William] Byrd's journal.
1816 May 22 

Report of the committee on the publication of William Byrd's journal of the Virginia-Carolina border (May 22, 1816).

Steinhauer, H..
H. Steinhauer to Jno. Vaughan,
May 23, 18167 15/16" x 9 3/4"

Bethlehem, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: [George Henry] Loskiel, History of the mission of the United Brethren among the Indians in North America.

General physical description: 7 15/16" x 9 3/4"

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844.
P[eter] S. D[u Ponceau] to John Vaughan
May 24, 18168" x 10"

Philadelphia, 2 pp. and endorsement. A.L.I. Arrangement of pamphlets in the A.P.S. library. European scholars and American Indian languages.

General physical description: 8" x 10"

Lardner, John.
John Lardner to John Vaughan,
May 24, 18168 1/4" x 10"

Tacony, 2 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: a letter from James Logan to the sons of William Penn, dated 1728.

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

Miller, Samuel.
Sam[ue]l Miller to John Vaughan,
May 24, 18167 7/8" x 9 7/8"

Philadelphia, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: Medical repository, in fifteen volumes.

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

Izard, Elizabeth C. (Elizabeth Carter), ca. 1774-1826.
(Mrs.) E. C. Izard to John Vaughan,
May, 18167 3/4" x 9 3/4"

----, n. d., but ca. late April or early 1 p. and endorsement. A.L.S. Encloses letter from Benjamin Harrison to Mrs. E. C. Izard, April 28, 1816, with regard to the William byrd papers at Westover.

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

Valli, Eusebio, 1762-1816.
Letter to [Thomas Jefferson;]
June 3, 181612-1/2x8

A.L.S. 17p.and end. In Italian. Concerning yellow fever. Bur.of rolls; ser.2,vol.83,no.141. Enc.originally in letter from Valli to DuPonceau; June 28, 1816. FILM199 FRAME 722

General physical description: 12-1/2x8

Vaughan, William, 1752-1850.
W[illia]m Vaughan to John Vaughan
June 5, 18167 11/16" x 9 13/16"

London, 1 p., address and endorsements. A.L.S. Forwards to the A.P.S.: Horticultural Society, Transactions, II, pt. 4.

General physical description: 7 11/16" x 9 13/16"

Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817.
Letter to [John] Vaughan
June 10, 181610x8

A.L.S. 1p.and end. In French. Forwards publications. Film 403 Frame 55

General physical description: 10x8

Good, John Mason, 1764-1827.
John Mason Good to the Secretary of the A.P.S.,
June 18, 18167 3/8" x 9"

London, 4 pp., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Inquires concerning lost parcels of books. Forwards several numbers of British Review to the A.P.S.

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

Milbert, Jacques Gérard, 1766-1840.
Letter to [the A.P.S.];
June 19, 181610x8

A.L.S. 1p., end. In French. Forwards volume.

General physical description: 10x8

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee charged with the communication of Dr. [Thomas] Cooper, relative to the blue iron ore,
June 21, 18167 15/16" x 9 7/8"

[Philadelphia], 2 pp. and endorsement. D.S.: Zaccheus Collins, R[obert] M. Patterson. Publication in Transactions recommended.

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

American Philosophical Society.
Report of the committee appointed to inquire whether the Center Square house is suitable for an observatory,
June 21, 18167 5/8" x 8"

[Philadelphia], 1 p. and endorsement. D.S.: F. R. Hassler, R[obert] Patterson, R[obert] M. Patterson. See Pro., XXII, pt. 3, 464.

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

Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845.
D. B. Warden to John Vaughan,
June 22, 18167 5/8" x 9 3/4"

Paris, 1 p., address and endorsement. A.L.S. Concerning various books sent to Mr. Short and to the A.P.S.

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

Valli, Eusebio, 1762-1816.
Letter to [Peter S.] Du Ponceau;
June 28, 181612x7-1/2

Trenton, A.L.S. 1p.and add.,end. In Italian. Enc. Concerning the translation of his article on yellow fever which he sent to Jefferson, for Wistar. For enc.,see: Valli to Jefferson; June 3, 1816. Film 199 Frame 712

General physical description: 12x7-1/2

Short, William (1759-1849).
W[illiam] Short to John Vaughan
July 3, 18167 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Librarian of the A.P.S., Philadelphia, 1 p. and address. A.L.S. Presents to the A.P.S.: several volumes "more generally useful in the library of the Society than in mine."

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

Geological Society of London.
Letter to [the A.P.S.], Philadelphia;
July 8, 181612x8

London, L.S.: A. B. Granville. 1p. and add., end. Forwards publications.

General physical description: 12x8

American Philosophical Society.
Observatory committee of the A.P.S. to the Select and Common Councils of the city of Philadelphia,
July 11, 18168" x 13 1/4"