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Call Number/Catalog Number MS 0139
Title William Thornton papers
Additional identifier 9591
Collection William Thornton papers
Object Name Manuscripts
Creator Thornton, William, 1759-1828.
Description Letter from Thornton at the Patent Office to the Dept. of State certifying a deposit by Daniel Fisher, 5 August 1805. Letter from Thornton "To The Public" on 29 April 1827 regarding an attack on Thornton's tenure at the Patent Office written by Michael Withers and J. H. Courstin, which appeared in the National Journal and concerned a patent for a winged gudeon.
Subjects United States. Dept. of State.
United States. Patent Office.
Patents -- United States
Public officers -- United States
Date 1792, 1805, 1827
Admin/Biographical History Architect, inventor, and public official.
Archival History Gift of David Yerkes, 1983.139
People Fisher, Daniel, 1744-1824.
Thornton, William, 1759-1828
Carroll, Daniel, 1730-1796
Withers, Michael
Courstin, J. H.
Dates of Creation 1792, 1805, 1827
Early date 1792
Late date 1827
Extent 2 items
Level of description Item
Notes photocopies for reference use
Finding Aids
Finding Aid ms0139.pdf