Correspondence, 1834-1847.


Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854. Correspondence, 1834-1847.

Correspondence, 1834-1847.

Correspondence of R. M. Patterson and his son T. L. Patterson, concerning the latter's student escapades at the University of Virginia, his career as an engineer of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal; 8 letters from R. M. Patterson to his daughter Mary; and 1 letter to M. G. Patterson. Also includes diamond mortar designed by Patterson.

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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 ...