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Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815



  • Existence: 1750 - 1815

American businessman, military figure, politician and writer. He became Chief of Engineers of the Army Corps of Engineers, was the first superintendent of United States Military Academy, and was elected to the Fourteenth United States Congress. Grandnephew of Benjamin Franklin.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Franklin letter

Mss 779219
Identifier: Mss 779219
Scope and Contents Four-page letter from Benjamin Franklin in Passy, France, to Jonathan Williams, discussing problems relating to fulfillment of contracts for supplies negotiated by Arthur Lee with Montieu and by Silas Deane with Beaumarchais.

Col. Jonathan Williams letter

Mss 810626
Identifier: Mss 810626
Overview In English.

James Ross letter

Mss 810580
Identifier: Mss 810580
Overview In English.

Jonathan Williams letter

Mss 810419.1
Identifier: Mss 810419.1
Overview In English.