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Nathan Read (1759-1849) Papers

Nathan Read (1759-1849) Papers

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SERIES I. Correspondence
11Correspondence1783-1791
2Correspondence1795-1800
3Correspondence1801
4CorrespondenceJan.-Feb. 1802
5CorrespondenceMar.-Dec. 1802
6Correspondence1803-1805
7Correspondence1808-1824
8Correspondence1826-1838
9Correspondence1840-1847, undated
SERIES II. Invention Papers
A. Descriptions
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21Stills, steam engines, fountains, mills, chronometerundated
2Still, tide fountain, boiler, steam engineundated
3Stills, furnace boiler, steam cylinderundated
4Compound still, steamboat (float wheels)undated
5Descriptions and drawings: rotative steam engine, threshing machine1816, undated
B. Drawings
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26Drawings: stills, windmill, perpetual chronometerundated
7Air pumpundated
8Coffee huller1822-1824, undated
9Cog railroad1836, undated
10Eolian mills, pneumatic carriage, wind actuated equipment1789, undated
11Hominy mill1820, undated
12Nail machine1797, undated
13Nail machine1797-1801, undated
14Patent lock1823, undated
15Patent lockundated
16Perpetual chronometerundated
17Perpetual chronometer1790, undated
18Multi-tubular boiler, chain wheels, steam cylinder1791, undated
19Boilers, steam cylinder, steam engine, steam mills, Hydraulicundated
20Boilers (includes self-feeding apparatus)undated
21Boilers (includes self-feeding apparatus)undated
31Boilers (includes self-feeding apparatus)undated
2Rotative steam engine1819, undated
3Steamboatundated
4Steam carriage, chariot of war1819, undated
5Steam locomotiveundated
6Stills and tide fountains1791, undated
7Thermometer, time-related devices1790, undated
8Tide mill, tide wheelundated
9Threshing machine1816, undated
10Threshing machine1817, undated
11Miscellaneous notes and drawingsundated
12Unidentified drawingsundated
7(OS)1Descriptions and drawings of inventionsundated
2Descriptions and drawings of inventionsundated
3Descriptions and drawings of inventionsundated
C. Papers
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313Patent Legislation and patent office notices1834, 1840, undated
14Patent Petitions and related information1790-1793, 1816-1817, 1843, undated
7(OS)4Patents1798, 1817-1818
315Related inventors and inventions1784-1802, 1884, undated
16Related inventors and inventions1801-1816, 1915
SERIES III. Salem Iron Factory Records
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41Records1795-1796
2Records1797-1798
3Records1799
4Records1799-1801
SERIES IV. Financial Papers
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45Bills and receipts1785-1792
6Bills and receipts1793-1794
7Bills and receipts1795
8Bills and receipts1796
9Bills and receipts1797-1798
10Bills and receipts1799-1800
11Bills and receipts1801
51Bills and receipts1802
2Bills and receipts1803
3Bills and receipts1804
4Bills and receipts1805-1807
5Bills and receipts1808-1836, undated
SERIES V. Personal Papers
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56Legal papers1779-1800
7Congressional papers1793-1802
7(OS)5Harvard diploma, judicial appointments, Congressional Papers, Belfast township and academy plans1781-1823
58Writings: medical formulas, mortality statistics1789-1791, undated
9Writings: Meteorological observation and astronomical calculations1780-1810, undated
10Writings: Autobiography, political, judicial1827, undated
11Writings: Philosophical and religious1828, undated
12"Annihilation and Creation" essay1844
13Miscellaneous writings and commonplace books not authored by Read [2 volumes]undated
14Miscellaneous articles not authored by Read [4 volumes]1679, undated
61Harvard College papers1790, undated
2Personal papers1784-1804, undated
3List of book in Read's libraryundated
SERIES VI. Family Papers
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64Family records1709-1800
5David Read correspondence1858-1859
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