Smithsonian Archives. Ru 7058: National Institute Records.


Smithsonian Archives. Ru 7058: National Institute Records.

Smithsonian Archives. Ru 7058: National Institute Records.

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Johnson, Walter R. (Walter Rogers), 1794-1852 (person)

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Force, Peter, 1790-1868 (person)

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Preston, William C. (William Campbell), 1794-1860 (person)

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