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Williams, Jonathan, 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

Identifier: Mss 779219
Mss 779219
Date(s): 1779-3-19
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

Identifier: Mss 810626
Mss 810626
Date(s): 1810-11-26

In English.

James Ross letter

Identifier: Mss 810580
Mss 810580
Date(s): 1810-10-30

In English.

Jonathan Williams letter

Identifier: Mss 810419.1
Mss 810419.1
Date(s): 1810-07-19

In English.

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