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Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796



  • Existence: 1732 - 1796

David Rittenhouse (April 8, 1732 – June 26, 1796) was an American astronomer, inventor, clockmaker, mathematician, surveyor, scientific instrument craftsman, and public official. Rittenhouse was a member of the American Philosophical Society and the first director of the United States Mint.

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David Rittenhouse letter

Mss 786622
Identifier: Mss 786622
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