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Jesup, Thomas Sidney, 1788-1860



  • Existence: 1788 - 1860


Thomas Sidney Jesup (December 16, 1788 – June 10, 1860) was a United States Army officer known as the "Father of the Modern Quartermaster Corps". His 52-year (1808–1860) military career was one of the longest in the history of the United States Army.

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George Ticknor and others letter

Identifier: Mss 853140
Mss 853140
Date(s): 1853-01
Scope and Contents

Letter from George Ticknor, Edward Everett, Cornelius C. Felton and George T. Curtis in Boston to Major General Jseup, telling him that they are collecting Webster's papers and would like to know of any letters, papers and printed material. Includes newspaper clipping of Webster Festival.

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