Letter from Alden Partridge to the editors of the "Telegraph," 25 June 1847.

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Letter to the editors of the Telegraph describing an excursion in May to measure the elevations of the nearby countryside; intends to begin a course in practical science at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, encompassing surveying, civil engineering and practical mathematics.

Mentions a pedestrian excursion in the vicinity of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.


Partridge, Alden, 1785-1854


Partridge, Alden, 1785-1854
Pennsylvania Literary, Scientific and Military Collegiate Institute (Harrisburg, Pa.)
Harrisburg (Pa.)
Barometric hypsometry
School field trips
Schools - Pennsylvania
Surveying - Study and teaching
Civil engineering - Study and teaching
Mathematics - Study and teaching

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