Letter to William Penn Taylor and a medal honoring Thomas Jefferson [manuscript], 1801, 1901 March 12.

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Patterson, Thomas Leiper, 1816-1905. Letter to William Penn Taylor and a medal honoring Thomas Jefferson [manuscript], 1801, 1901 March 12.

Letter to William Penn Taylor and a medal honoring Thomas Jefferson [manuscript], 1801, 1901 March 12.

The collection contains the first six pages of a letter to William Penn Taylor, his cousin, describing a trip in 1829 with his father Robert Maskell Patterson, to Philadelphia, Hazelwood, and Mount Vernon. Obverse of medal depicts a bust of Jefferson facing left with the words TH. JEFFERSON PRESIDENT OF THE U.S. A.D. 1801. The reverse depicts two hands clasped in token of amity; on the cuff of the left wrist three stripes and three buttons; on the other, the American eagle; above the hands, a calumet and a tomahawk crossed (Native American symbols of peace and war). Presumed to be the work of engraver John Reich.

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Patterson, Thomas Leiper, 1816-1905

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Thomas Leiper Patterson was a Maryland lawyer and engineer; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1853. From the guide to the Thomas Leiper Patterson papers, 1834-1964, 1834-1964, (American Philosophical Society) Thomas Leiper Patterson was a Maryland lawyer and engineer, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1853. From the description of Papers, 1834-1964. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 12244048...

Reich, John, d. 1833.

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Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854

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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 ...

Taylor, William Penn,

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...