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1Author:  Williams, Henry Jonathan,1791-Requires cookie*
 Title:  A brief account of the family of General Jonathan Williams, 1751-1815     
 Dates:  1873 
 Abstract:  Compiled in 1873, this slender volume contains Henry Jonathan Williams' personal remembrances of and family records relating to General Jonathan Williams, a nephew of Benjamin Franklin and chief of the Army Corp of Engineers.

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 Call #:  Mss.929.2.W672 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Engineering | Military History 
 Genre:  Family Correspondence | Manuscript Essays 
2Author:  Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815Requires cookie*
 Title:  Jonathan Williams Papers     
 Dates:  1763-1802 
 Abstract:  The Jonathan Williams Papers contain Williams' correspondence, often of a personal nature, from the 1788-1803. This collection adds primary source materials to the H.J. Williams collection, which consists of genealogical material on the Williams family. Jonathan Williams was one of Benjamin Franklin's nephews. He attained high positions in the United States military and helped found West Point. The bulk of Jonathan Williams's papers contain letters from William Alexander to Jonathan Williams. Alexander was his father-in-law. Topics discussed include business, legal, and of course family affairs.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.W6765 
 Extent:  0.25 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  Engineering | Law | Military History 
 Genre:  Family Correspondence | Legal Records | Political Correspondence 
 Subjects:  Wine and wine making