James Monroe letter to an unnamed correspondent, probably John C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, [manuscript] 1819 Sept. 20.

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Monroe, James, 1758-1831. James Monroe letter to an unnamed correspondent, probably John C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, [manuscript] 1819 Sept. 20.

James Monroe letter to an unnamed correspondent, probably John C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, [manuscript] 1819 Sept. 20.

Monroe discusses the trial of cadets at the United States Military Academy and the forthcoming trial of Claude Crozet, professor of engineering, mentioning Maj. Sylvanus Thayer, superintendent of the Academy, Capt. Alden Partridge, Cadet Nathaniel Hall Loring, and a letter from his father, Col. Joseph Loring, U.S.A. (retired).

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Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850

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South Carolina statesman. From the description of Letters, 1783-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31977848 From the description of Papers, 1765-1902. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 17363885 Vice-President of United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington, D.C.], to B.S. Thomas, 1841 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134323 From the description of Autograph letter signed : ...

United States Military Academy

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West Point, N.Y., was originally utilized as a strategic defense location during the American Revolution. West Point is geographically located on a 100 ft. plateau overlooking the Hudson River. After the American victory Congress created a Corps of Invalids (veterans) that were transferred to West Point for the purpose of instructing candidates for commission. In 1802 Congress legally established the United States Military Academy at West Point. The Academy produced many leaders of American forc...

Crozet, Claudius, 1790-1864

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An act of the General Assembly passed February 6, 1826, revived and amended "an act incorporating a company for the purpose of improving the navigation of the North Anna River." These field notes are a result of the action. From the description of North Anna River Survey field notes, 1827. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122601612 From the description of North Anna River Survey field notes, 1827. (Library of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 302278635 The Board of Publi...

Loring, Joseph, fl. 1819.

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Loring, Nathaniel Hall, 1799-1838

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Partridge, Alden, 1785-1854

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U.S. Army officer, engineer, educator, and state legislator from Vermont. From the description of Alden Partridge papers, 1807-1959 (bulk 1817-1842). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980270 Military educator. From the description of Letter, 1829. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38744853 Captain Partridge, of Vermont, was employed to conduct expert military instruction in1834. From the description of Papers of Alden Partridge, 1...

Thayer, Sylvanus, 1785-1872

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Sylvanus Thayer was a United States (U.S.) Army officer who was appointed the superintendent of U.S. Military Academy from July 27,1817-July 1, 1833. After that he was assigned engineer duties in Boston, Massachusetts. From the description of The Sylvanus Thayer papers, 1808-1862. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 47646716 Sylvanus Thayer was commissioned 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1808, served as superintendent of the U.S. Militar...