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Simeon De Witt correspondence

Title
Simeon De Witt correspondence, 1810-1834.
Author
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834.

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Provenance (note)
  • These papers were originally received as part of the Ford colletion.
Call Number
MssCol 4314
OCLC
850496158
Author
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834.
Title
Simeon De Witt correspondence, 1810-1834.
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Summary
Simeon De Witt (1756-1834) was Geographer and Surveyor General of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and Surveyor General of the State of New York for the fifty years from 1784 until 1834. The correspondence consists of letters from De Witt to John Randel, T. R. Beck, and Benjamin Silliman; and letters to De Witt from Thomas Eddy and James Geddes, all relating to professional matters.
Provenance
These papers were originally received as part of the Ford colletion.
Occupation
Surveyors.
Added Author
Eddy, Thomas, 1758-1827.
Randel, John, Jr.
Beck, Theodric Romeyn, 1791-1855, recipient.
Geddes, James, 1763-1838.
Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864, recipient.
Ford collection.
Research Call Number
MssCol 4314
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