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Walker, Benjamin 1753-1818

Overview
Works: 39 works in 45 publications in 2 languages and 199 library holdings
Genres: Rules  Handbooks, manuals, etc  History  Records and correspondence  Sources  Portraits  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Translator, Recipient
Classifications: Z1215, 347.3031
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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 ( )
5 editions published in 1785 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Benjamin Walker correspondence] by Benjamin Walker ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baron von Steuben's Revolutionary War drill manual : a facsimile reprint of the 1794 edition by United States ( Book )
2 editions published in 1779 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Letter, 1788] juin 8, Schenectady, [N.Y., to] Walker by Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin Steuben ( Book )
1 edition published in 1788 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Steuben writes to Benjamin Walker, his former aide-de-camp, complaining of his dismay at his debts
Head Quarters [Newburgh, N.Y.], to Marinus Willett by George Washington ( Book )
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 ( Book )
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
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
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
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
Brief van Patrick Colquhoun (1745-1820), econoom, geschreven aan Benjamin Walker (1753-1818), militair by Patrick Colquhoun ( Book )
1 edition published in 1795 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Cosby's Manor collection ( Book )
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."
Philadelphia, to [Captain Fairlie] by Benjamin Walker ( Book )
1 edition published in 1781 in Undetermined 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
Head Quarters [Newburgh, N.Y.], to Marinus Willett by George Washington ( Book )
1 edition published in 1783 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Authorizing Willett "to take from the Inhabitants by Impress, if necessary, such a number of Sleighs & Horses as may be requisite to carry into Execution" the "Expedition against the Enemy's Post at Oswego."
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
Letter, 1783 Oct. 12, Garrison on the Schuylkill, to Benjamin Walker by William North ( Book )
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
Letter, 1794, Dec. 15, London, to Benjamin Walker, New York by Patrick Colquhoun ( Book )
1 edition published in 1794 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Acknowledges Walker's statement that he has forwarded papers relating to lands in America for which he is acting as agent
New York, Benjamin Walker in Utica by Brockholst Livingston ( Book )
1 edition published in 1803 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
On legal matters
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
Head Quarters [Newburgh, N.Y.], to Marinus Willett by George Washington ( Book )
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
[n.p.], to General Jackson by Benjamin Walker ( Book )
1 edition published in 1792 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Concerning accounts
 
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Languages
English (34)
French (2)