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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:  Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809Requires cookie*
 Title:  Colonel Richard Gimbel Collection of Thomas Paine Papers     
 Dates:  1692 - Circa 1921 
 Abstract:  The Thomas Paine Collection is a very rich and diverse collection. Much of the early material is from Paine to others. The later material contains significant documents that Richard Gimbel Collected from the early national period (after 1800) that do not involve Paine but may be of interest to researchers of that period. Included in the documents are notes on Common Sense, letters on courtship and love, the American Revolution, and letters relating to his time in France after the Revolution.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.P165 
 Extent:  176 items 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Americans Abroad | Colonial Politics | Early National Politics | Engineering | International Affairs | Marriage and Family Life | Printing and Publishing | Science and technology 
 Genre:  General Correspondence | Manuscript Essays 
 Subjects:  Bridges -- 18th century | France -- Politics and government -- 1789-1815 | Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1789-1820 | Ireland -- Foreign relations | Lotteries -- New York (State) | New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel -- 18th century | Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809 | Roofing, Slate | Schuylkill River Bridge | United States -- Politics and government -- Revolution, 1775-1783