Papers. 1838-1864.

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Delafield, Richard, 1798-1873. Papers.

Papers. 1838-1864.

Army officer. Superintendent, U.S. Military Academy. Historical research papers dealing with naval batteries; papers, notes and visas collected while an observer of the Crimean War; orders; proposal for "City guard seacoast artillery, 1858-1862"; proposal for hospital at Sandy Hook, N.J.; mechanical drawings; 1856 inventory of books, maps, plans, drawings, instruments, and other public property in possession of Major Richard Delafield regarding fortification of New York Harbor; correspondence arranged alphabetically by folder, including correspondence with John Gross Barnard, William H.C. Bartlett, Henry Washington Benham, Henry Brewerton, Archibald Campbell, Sir Samuel Cunard, Jefferson Davis, Miner Knowlton, John Young Mason, George B. McClellan, William Learned Marcy, Edward Denison Morgan, Frederick A. Smith, Sylvanus Thayer, Joseph G. Totten, Daniel Phineas Woodbury and others; miscellaneous correspondence is also included.

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Totten, Joseph Gilbert, 1788-1864

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Brewerton, Henry, 1801-1879.

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