Patterson, James Willis, 1823-1893
- Existence: 1823 - 1893
James Willis Patterson was born on July 2, 1823. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1848 and was a professor of mathematics, astronomy and meteorology at Dartmouth from 1854 to 1865. In 1862, he was a member of the New Hamsphire House of Representatives. From 1867 to 1873, Patterson served in the US Senate where he was chairman of the Committee on Enrolled Bills and a member of the Committee on the District of Columbia. He died on May
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 856528
Overview Letter from James Willis Patterson to George Washington Patterson, Content: Esq. Blaisdell met addressee's father at Republican convention. What are the prospect for Freemont? Writer appointed professor of mathematics. His portrait painted by Ames. A new portrait gallery in Reed Hall.
Identifier: Mss 868316.1
Overview Patterson writes to Jonathan Sawyer (one of his constituents) about the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. Dated the day the Senate voted on the impeachment.