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Walker, Benjamin 1753-1818

Overview
Works: 46 works in 59 publications in 2 languages and 267 library holdings
Genres: Rules  Handbooks and manuals  History  Records and correspondence  Sources  Portraits  Caricatures and cartoons  Personal correspondence  Business correspondence  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Translator, Recipient
Classifications: Z1215, 355.00973
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State of the duties payable by vessels of the United States of America, in the ports of Marseilles, Bayonne, L'Orient, and Dunkirk by United States( Book )

9 editions published in 1785 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regulations for the order and discipline of the troops of the United States : Part I by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1779 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Rochefontaine papers by Stephen Rochefontaine( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter, 28 April 1796, West Point, to Alexander Hamilton recounting the events which led to his duel with William Wilson; letter, 30 April 1796, West Point, to Col. Ben Walker discussing the incident between Wilson and Rochefontaine; letter, 10 May 1796, West Point by Peekskill, to Alexander Hamilton, New York, asking his advice in an affair of honor; orders, 3 March 1797, West Point, directing the firing of a 16 gun salute in honor of George Washington and his successor; orders, 26 June 1797, transmitted through Lieutenant Drausy regarding training exercises; garrison order, 3 May 1797, about smallpox inoculation; order, 14 June 1797, assembling a regimental court martial concerning unauthorized drum-beating; published pamphlet giving a biographical sketch of Rochefontaine; letter, 7 Feb. 1798, giving a reference for an artificer
Benjamin Walker correspondence by Benjamin Walker( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

ALS (1785 January 26) written by Walker to Baron Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin von Steuben regarding financial matters and ALS (1792 September 25) from Walker to Andrew Craigie concerning land transactions in New York and the influx of German and Irish immigrants there
Head Quarters [Newburgh, N.Y.], to Marinus Willett by George Washington( )

1 edition published in 1783 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Commenting on the failure of the Oswego expedition, and noting that it "must be attributed to some of those unaccountable Events which are not within the control of human means"; thanking Willett for his "persevering exertions and zeal" on the expedition, and asking him to "communicate [Washington's] Gratitude to the officers & men who acted under [his] Command."
Autograph collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Topics include Confederate Civil War orders, exchange of Civil War prisoners in Florida in 1865; deWitt Clinton, Rufus King, the Federalist Party and the New York Senatorial elections of 1819; and student defiance at Yale in 1825
The German allied troops in the North American war of independence, and related materials by J. G Rosengarten( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Extra-illustrated edition of J.G. Rosengarten's The German allied troops in the North American war of independence, 1776-1783 (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1893), a translation and abridgement of Max von Eelking's 2-volume work: Die deutschen Hülfstruppen im nordamerikanischen Befreiungskriege, 1776 bis 1783 (Hannover: Helwing, 1863); Rosengarten's work is based on both volumes of the original, but the title page erroneously states: Vol. I. The volume contains a total of 18 original documents dated 1767 to 1893; 74 portraits of 57 different subjects, including one of Rosengarten; 7 maps; and 25 other illustrations, including 2 in color (leaves following p. 162, 254). The original documents include: 15 letters or memoranda; a marriage certificate for John Michael and Elisabeth Grauel on 2 April 1767, signed by Michael Schlatter and with a red wax seal showing his coat of arms (leaf following p. 240); a ledger sheet for Pulaski's Legion in Charleston, dated 8 August 1779, signed by Charles-Frédéric Bedaulx (leaf following p. 176); and a customs form signed by Peter Muhlenberg on 11 September 1804 (leaf following p. 222). The letter by Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, is incomplete (last leaf only). The volume has indices of names (p. 353-356) and places (p. 357-360). The upper cover and front free endpaper are detached
Letter, 1783 Oct. 12, Garrison on the Schuylkill, to Benjamin Walker by William North( )

1 edition published in 1783 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Military and personal matters discussed; mention made of Martha Washington
Philadelphia, to [Captain Fairlie] by Benjamin Walker( )

1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reporting on the health of "the Baron" and explaining why he cannot get his correspondent a month's pay
London, to Col. Benjamin Walker, New York by Joel Barlow( )

1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bitter complaint about treatment at the hands of his former employer, William Duer, chief perpetrator of the Scioto land scandal
Head Quarters [Newburgh, N.Y.], to Marinus Willett by George Washington( )

1 edition published in 1783 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Enclosing a warrant signed (cataloged separately as MA 506.8), authorizing him to impress sleighs and horses for his expedition
Letter by Harrison Gray Otis( )

1 edition published in 1794 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning a real estate transaction
New York, to Benjamin Walker, Paris by William Duer( )

1 edition published in 1790 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerns the financial difficulties of the Scioto Land Company, in which Duer was deeply involved. Duer has gone deeply into debt because of confidence placed in Joel Barlow, and he asks Walker to help him recover money from Barlow and raise more from other sources
Nicholas Fish papers by William L. Clements Library( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Nicholas Fish papers (96 items) consist of letters and documents that span Fish's career as a Revolutionary War officer and New York City politician. The collection is made up of 87 letters and 9 documents and financial records
Benjamin Walker papers by Benjamin Walker( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Estate accounts; correspondence; deeds; letterbook of Morris S. Miller concerning the Walker estate, 1814-22; letters patent; bills and receipts; copies of Benjamin Walker's will; and drawing of the Walker home. Correspondence consists mostly of business letters from Walker to Charles Williamson
New York, Benjamin Walker in Utica by Brockholst Livingston( )

1 edition published in 1803 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[n.p.], to General Jackson by Benjamin Walker( )

1 edition published in 1792 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cosby's Manor collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two letters dated 1792 and 1794, signed, relating to holdings in Cosby's Manor in western New York; and 77 leases, receipts, accounts and a survey map for parcels in Cosby's Manor from the estate of Frances Bainbridge, in located in Frankfort, Herkimer County, also in Cosby's Manor. The first letter-- dated Herkimer, April 2, 1792 and addressed to Philip Schuyler, John Lansing, and the other proprietors of Cosby's Manor-- is a petition from a committee of inhabitants describing the difficulties arising from a lack of information on the correct boundaries of their lots, and requesting that a survey be made. Leases for the Frances Bainbridge parcels date from 1804 to 1820. Survey map is titled "A survey of the possessions on the southerly part of Lot no. 47 in Cosby's Manor for Col. Benjamin Walker, by C.C. Brodhead."
Letter, 1786, Feb. 5, to Benjamin Walker, Hackensack, N.J by William North( )

1 edition published in 1786 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Financial matters discussed; states that he is going to Carolina
[Benjamin Walker correspondence] by Benjamin Walker( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electronic Enlightenment Scholarly Edition of Correspondence is an online, fully cross-searchable collection of correspondence from the 17th to 20th century. It combines never previously published materials with best scholarly editions, and is updated annually. Also included are extensive scholarly annotations and the Electronic Enlightenment Biographical Dictionary. The contributors and addressees include authors, philosophers, craftsmen … The topics covered include education, religion, politics, art, science, the slave trade, gender issues …. Most of the correspondents are from France, Germany, Italy, the British Isles and North America, but there are also contributions from Spain, Portugal, Russia, …
 
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Alternative Names
Benjamin Walker Amerikaans politicus (-1813)

Benjamin Walker amerikansk politikar

Benjamin Walker amerikansk politiker

Benjamin Walker politicien américain

Benjamin Walker US-amerikaanschen Politiker

Benjamin Walker US-amerikanischer Politiker

Бенджамин Уокер

بنجامين ووكر سياسي من الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية

بنجامین واکر سیاست‌مدار آمریکایی

Languages
English (46)

French (1)