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James E. Gerrell Notebook

Creator:
Gerrell, James E. (lead pipe contractor)  Search this
Names:
Griswould, N. L.  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder )
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Notebooks
Place:
Brooklyn (N.Y.) -- 1840-1850
New York (N.Y.) -- 1840-1850
Date:
1842-1847.
Scope and Contents note:
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.
Provenance:
Collection donated by H.S. Thomson.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Occupation:
Lead pipe contractors  Search this
Topic:
Surveying and surveying instruments  Search this
Pipe, Lead  Search this
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Electric machinery  Search this
Electrical engineering  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notebooks -- 1840-1850
Citation:
James E. Gerrell Notebook, 1842-1847, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0056
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0056

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