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James E. Gerrell Notebook, 1842-1847

Author:
Gerrell, James E (lead pipe contractor)
Subject:
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese 1791-1872
Griswould, N. L
Physical description:
0.15 cu. ft.: 1 folder
Type:
Notebooks
Collection descriptions
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Brooklyn (N.Y.)
Date:
1842
1842-1847
1840-1850
Summary:
Notebook of James E. Gerrell, lead pipe contractor for S. B. Morse's Washington-Baltimore Telegraph of 1842, and city surveyor of New York, 1845-1847: contains copies of letters from the New York Tribune about Morse's Electro magnetic Telegraph; a letter from N. L. Griswould to Gerrell requesting a survey of property near the Atlantic Dock, Brooklyn; notes on various surveying jobs in New York City; and a receipt from the State of New York for services rendered.
Cite as:
James E. Gerrell Notebook, 1842-1847, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Electrical engineering
Electric machinery
Surveying and surveying instruments
Telegraph, Wireless
Pipe, Lead
Local number:
NMAH Acc. 98291
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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