Letter : N. Y., to Joseph Henry, 1867 Nov. 25.


Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886. Letter : N. Y., to Joseph Henry, 1867 Nov. 25.

Letter : N. Y., to Joseph Henry, 1867 Nov. 25.

To Joseph Henry, scientist and first director of the Smithsonian Institution, introducing Georges Clemenceau (who resided in the United States from 1865 to 1869). Durand believes that Clemenceau might enjoy seeing the Smithsonian and suggests that he meet the secretary of state, William H. Seward.

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