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Finding-Aid for the Consider Sterry Papers (WTU00332)

Finding aid prepared by:
Special Collections Staff

Summary Information
Title: Consider Sterry Papers
Creator: Sterry, Consider,1761-1817, American mathematician
Call number: WTU00332
Language: English

Access and Use:
Source:

Unknown.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open to research.

Processing Information:

Processed by Washington University Department Special Collections Staff.


Biography

American mathematician,


Collection Scope and Content Note

Scope and Contents Note

1807: February 23. Autograph letter signed, from Sterry to Thomas Jefferson, proposing a new method of determining longitude at sea, presented with his compliments to Mr. Jefferson (Norwich, CT). ALS, 2pp. 1807: March 13. Draft of autograph letter attributed to Thomas Jefferson, to Sterry, thanking him for informing him of the new method of determining longitude (Washington DC) AL, 1p.

Subject Terms

  • Jefferson, Thomas.
Contents List
      Title
box-folder   8/Sterry  
Papers 1807 (2 items)

This collection has been boxed with other collections in ten boxes stored at locations B-7-6 and B-7-7. Within the boxes, the collections are arranged sequentially by collection number, and then by folder.

  
Scope: 1807: February 23. Autograph letter signed, from Sterry to Thomas Jefferson, proposing a new method of determining longitude at sea, presented with his compliments to Mr. Jefferson (Norwich, CT). ALS, 2pp. 1807: March 13. Draft of autograph letter attributed to Thomas Jefferson, to Sterry, thanking him for informing him of the new method of determining longitude (Washington DC) AL, 1p.