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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:  Seybert, Adam,1773-1825.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Adam Seybert commonplace book, 1810     
 Dates:  1810 
 Abstract:  Adam Seybert's large commonplace book captures his varied interests. Seybert was an American engineer who was educated in Europe. The content often reflects his interests in engineering and current affairs, such as notes on canals or on population growth. Among other things discussed are: cotton policy, American independence, profiles of individuals, descriptions of foreign countries and cities, and the military. Included in the book is a watercolor of Quebec with details on the Battle of Abraham in 1759. Much of the data is taken from other sources, and Seybert often cites where he got the information.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.Se95 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Engineering | Literature, Arts, and Culture | Military History | Science and technology 
 Genre:  Commonplace Book | Sketchbooks 
 Subjects:  Agriculture | Commerce. | Finance. | Transportation. | Weights and measures.