De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907

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Officer in the New York State Militia.

From the description of Papers, 1849-1857. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58663483

Old Fort Johnson, a National Historic Landmark located in Montgomery County, N.Y., was the 18th-century home of Sir William Johnson, an official of the British Empire. It was later owned by wealthy philanthropist John de Watts Peyster, who presented it to the Montgomery County Historical Society in the early 20th century. As of 2011, the Montgomery County Historical Society continues to own and operate Old Fort Johnson as a historic site and museum.

From the guide to the Old Fort Johnson correspondence, 1905-1907, (Brooklyn Historical Society)

American soldier and author.

From the description of Letter signed : Tivoli [New York], to Dr. John W. Francis, 1858 Sept. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538012

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Tivoli, New York, to Harper & Bros., 1853 Sept. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527977

Brigadier General of the New York State Militia during the 1850's and the Civil War and author of numerous books on military and world history. His health kept him from active duty in the Civil War, but he helped raise troops and train them and was granted honorary rank as Brevet Major General in 1866.

From the description of Copybooks, 1870-1871. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53167530

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referencedIn Charlotte Augusta Southwick Waddell papers, 1860-1890, 1880s New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Carrington family. Carrington family papers, 1749-1929 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Doughty, Saml. S. (Samuel S.). Map of property belonging to John Watts De Peyster Esq. in the 16th Ward of the City of New York / Saml. S. Doughty. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
referencedIn Doughty, Saml. S. (Samuel S.). [Map of the area later bounded by 22nd and 26th Streets, Park and 5th Avenues, Manhattan, New York (N.Y.)] / drawn by Saml. S. Doughty. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
referencedIn Sage, Gardner A. [Map of the area later bounded by 21st and 25th Streets, Park and Fifth Avenues, Manhattan, New York (N.Y.)]. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
referencedIn Sage, Gardner A. [Map of the area later bounded by 21st and 25th Streets, 3rd and Park Avenues, Manhattan, New York (N.Y.)]. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957,. [Map of the area later bounded by 81st and 102nd Streets, Central Park West and Columbus Avenue, Manhattan, New York (N.Y.)]. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
referencedIn Ferris, Mary L. D. Papers, 1898-1909, 1905-1909 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn John Wolcott Phelps papers, 1833-1884 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907,. Letters from J. Watts De Peyster, Du[t]chess County and New York City, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1872. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Phelps, J. W. (John Wolcott), 1813-1885. John Wolcott Phelps papers, 1833-1884. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907. Letter, 1887 June 12, New York, N.Y., to Benjamin W. Austin / John Watts De Peyster. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Seeley, Francis Webb. Francis Webb Seeley correspondence, 1871. Library of Congress
creatorOf Jones, Charles C. (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893. The Affair of King's Mountain and its centennial celebration on the 7th of October, A.D. 1880. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907. Letter signed : [n.p.], to J.W. Francis, 1858 Sept. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907. Oriskany, 6th August, 1977 : the decisive collision of the American Revolution / by J. Watts de Peyster. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Levi P. Morton Correspondence, 1860-1912 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907. Copybooks, 1870-1871. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Ward, John Henry Hobart, 1823-1903. Military officer correspondence, 1855-1889. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Waddell, Charlotte Augusta Southwick, d.1891. Charlotte Augusta Southwick Waddell papers, 1860-1890, bulk (1880s). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Landis, Charles H., 1833-1900,. Letters to Alfred Bennett Crandell [manuscript], 1864-1869, undated. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Kelby, William, 1841-1898. William Kelby correspondence, 1875-1898. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907. Letter, 1882 January 7. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Carrington family. Carrington family papers, 1749-1929 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Autograph File, D, 1586-1975. Houghton Library
creatorOf De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907. Foreign costumes & uniforms. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Old Fort Johnson correspondence, 1905-1907 Brooklyn Historical Society
referencedIn Nicholson, Francis. Map of property belonging to John Watts De Peyster in the 18th Ward of the City of New York / figures in red ... taken from a partition map of part of the estate of John Watts ; the residue are taken from the original map of the estate of John Watts ; compiled by Francis Nicholson. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907. Letter signed : Tivoli [New York], to Dr. John W. Francis, 1858 Sept. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907. Autograph letter signed : Tivoli, New York, to Harper & Bros., 1853 Sept. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907. Letter, 1858 February 10. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Curtis" to "Devens". Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Carrington Family papers, 1749-1929 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Rough map of 113 acres conveyed to J.W. Dep[eyster]. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
referencedIn Benson John Lossing Collection, 1843-1917 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907,. Autograph letters signed from John Watts De Peyster to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1885-1896. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907. Papers, 1849-1857. New-York Historical Society
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associatedWith Austin, Benjamin W. person
associatedWith Carrington family family
associatedWith Carrington family. family
associatedWith Carrington family. family
correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
associatedWith Doughty, Saml. S. (Samuel S.) person
associatedWith Ferris, Mary L. D. person
associatedWith Ferris, Morris Patterson, b. 1855 person
associatedWith Ferris, Morris Patterson, Mrs., 1855-1932 person
associatedWith Francis, John Wakefield, 1789-1861, person
associatedWith Francis, J. W., person
associatedWith Harper & Brothers, corporateBody
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Heintzelman, Samuel Peter, 1805-1880. person
associatedWith Kelby, William, 1841-1898. person
associatedWith Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 person
associatedWith Montgomery County Historical Society (Montgomery County, N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920 person
associatedWith New York (State). Militia corporateBody
associatedWith New York (State). Militia. Regiment, 21st. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (State). Militia. Regiment, 22nd. corporateBody
associatedWith Nicholson, Francis. person
associatedWith Old Fort Johnson (N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith Phelps, J. W. (John Wolcott), 1813-1885. person
associatedWith Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898. person
associatedWith Sage, Gardner A. person
correspondedWith Seeley, Francis Webb. person
associatedWith Sickles, Daniel Edgar, 1819-1914 person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith United States. Army. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 5th (1861-1865) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 40th (1861-1865) corporateBody
associatedWith Waddell, Charlotte Augusta Southwick, d.1891. person
associatedWith Wainwright, William P. person
associatedWith Wetmore, Edmund person
associatedWith White, E. P. person
associatedWith Wright, Joseph, Col. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
New York (State)
United States
Montgomery County (N.Y.)
Europe
United States
Subject
Oriskany, Battle of, N.Y., 1777
Acquisition of property--New York (State)--Montgomery County
Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863
Military uniforms--Pictorial works
Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864
Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864
Costume--Pictorial works
History--Societies, etc
Historic buildings--New York (State)--Montgomery County
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Officers (military officers)
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Birth 1821-03-09

Death 1907-05-04

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English

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