Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815

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Army officer and engineer.

From the description of ALS : New York, to Jonathan Dayton, 1811 June 6. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316941

From the description of ALS : New York, to W. C. Leffingwell, 1810 Mar. 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525040

Nephew of Benjamin Franklin, served as agent of Continental Congress at Nantes.

From the description of ALS, 1780 September 12 : Nantes, to James Searle, Paris. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14176840

Jonathan Williams was a merchant and army officer, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1787.

From the description of Selected papers, 1771-1813. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540143

Army officer.

From the description of Receipt for 6000 signed : [n.p.], 1783 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867954

Philadelphia merchant and military engineer.

From the description of Power of attorney : Philadelphia, 1795 July 23. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442804

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referencedIn Biddle-Williams family. Papers, 1773-1862. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Deane, Silas, 1737-1789. Papers, 1740-1842. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815. Power of attorney : Philadelphia, 1795 July 23. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf United States Military Academy. Regulations relative to the Military Academy at West Point. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. Letter, 1779 Mar. 19, Passy, France, to Jonathan Williams. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn North American Land Company ledger, 1795-1805, 1795-1805 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, 1779-1813. Letter, 1809. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Brock, Horace,. Papers, 1779-1957. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIb, 1807-1825 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815. Receipt for 6000 signed : [n.p.], 1783 Apr. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Williams, Henry Jonathan, 1791-1879. A brief account of the family of General Jonathan Williams, 1751-1815, 1873. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous correspondence, 1785-1968. Rutgers University
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Papers, 1775-1825. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Solution of a mathematics problem from Jonathan Williams, Thermometrical navigation [manuscript] post 1799. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Biddle, Clement, 1810-1879. Papers, 1769-1898. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Nicholas Fish papers, Fish, Nicholas papers, 1775-1844 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Library. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection. 1668-1983. American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Swift, J. G. (Joseph Gardner), 1783-1865. Papers. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Ingenhousz, Jan, 1730-1799. Letterbook, 1774-1793. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Gill, Moses, 1734-1800. Noddles Island papers, 1775-1814. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815. ALS, 1780 September 12 : Nantes, to James Searle, Paris. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Brock, Pauline Biddle, 1880-1968. Papers, 1778-1954. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792. Papers of John Paul Jones, 1775-1788. Library of Congress
referencedIn Frazer, Robert. Papers, 1814. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Vaughan, John, 1755-1841. Papers, 1768-1922 (inclusive). American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn United States Military Philosophical Society. Records, 1789-1813. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Penn, William, 1644-1718. Miscellaneous letters and documents, 1665-1801. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Papers. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. Benjamin Franklin papers, 1726-1907 (bulk 1770-1789). Library of Congress
creatorOf Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815. ALS : New York, to W. C. Leffingwell, 1810 Mar. 25. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Thomas Jefferson Papers, 1606-1943, (bulk 1775-1826) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829. Henry Dearborn letter, 1803 Mar. 16. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Thomas Jefferson papers, 1775-1825, 1775-1825 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Thomas Jefferson papers, 1606-1943 (bulk 1775-1826). Library of Congress
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Nicholas Fish papers, 1775-1844. William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792. Typescript, [19--]. © 2011 New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825. [Autograph letter unsigned, addressed to Jonathan Williams. Newberry Library
creatorOf Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815. Selected papers, 1771-1813. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Hewson family. Papers, 1761-1844. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Burrows, William W., fl. 1800. William W. Burroughs Letters to Jonathan Williams regarding the election of 1800 [manuscript] 1800 Dec. 8-14. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers, 1726-1907, (bulk 1770-1789) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIa, 1743-1806 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Bache, Richard, 1737-1811. Letter to Jonathan Williams : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : ALS, 1784 March 7. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815. Papers. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825. Letters: to Colonel Jonathan Williams / by James Wilkinson, 1804-1805. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Adams, John, 1735-1826. [Letter], 1813 July 5, Quincy, Mass. [to] Mathew Carey, Esquire, Philadelphia / John Adams. Lehigh University Libraries, Lehigh Libraries
referencedIn Franklin, William Temple, 1760-1823. Correspondence, 1775-1819. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Williams family. Papers, 1710-1895. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1817. ALS : New York, to Jonathan Dayton, 1811 June 6. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815. Letter, to Timothy Pickering, 1786. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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associatedWith Macomb, Alexander, 1782-1841. person
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associatedWith Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796 person
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associatedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 person
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associatedWith Wadsworth, Decius, d. 1821. person
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associatedWith Wayne, Anthony person
associatedWith Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Williams family. family
associatedWith Williams, Henry Jonathan, 1791-1879. person
associatedWith Williams, Jonathan, 1718-1796. person
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Birth 1750-05-20

Death 1815-05-16

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