Letters to Isaac Briggs and Robert Maskell Patterson, 1802, 1831.
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Civil engineer and surveyor; member of the American Philosophical Society; Class of 1783, University of Pennsylvania. From the description of Letters and essay, 1802, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862571 Surveyor, engineer, mathematician, and astronomer. From the description of Isaac Briggs papers, 1691-1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062910 ...
Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor of natural philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the U.S. Mint. His father, Robert Patterson, was a revolutionary soldier and mathematician. He taught mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania, 1779-1814, and was the director of the U.S. Mint, 1805-1824. From the description of Papers, 1775-1853. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616093 Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor ...
James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...