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Walker, Benjamin 1753-1818

Overview
Works: 44 works in 51 publications in 2 languages and 270 library holdings
Genres: Rules  Handbooks, manuals, etc  History  Records and correspondence  Sources  Portraits  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Author, Translator, Recipient
Classifications: Z1215, 355.5
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Most widely held works about Benjamin Walker
 
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Most widely held works by Benjamin Walker
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 )

4 editions published in 1785 in English and held by 39 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

Autograph collection( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondents include George Bancroft, Theodoric Romeyn Beck, John Cabell Breckinridge, Benjamin Franklin Butler, David Daggett, Samuel Whittelsey Dana, William Alexander Duer, Josiah Ogden Hoffman, Samuel Jones, John Laurence, William North, Benjamin Silliman, John Canfield Spencer, Joel Barlow Sutherland, William Peter Van Ness, Abraham Van Vechten, Benjamin Walker, William Wirt. Among the recipients are Henry Clay, Samuel Cooper, Isaac Hull, William Learned Marcy, Morris Smith Miller, Eliakim Parker Scammon, Stephen Van Rensselaer and Benjamin Walker
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 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( )

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."
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
Brief van Patrick Colquhoun (1745-1820), econoom, geschreven aan Benjamin Walker (1753-1818), militair by Patrick Colquhoun( )

1 edition published in 1795 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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( )

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
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."
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
New York, Benjamin Walker in Utica by Brockholst Livingston( )

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

On legal matters
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 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
Philadelphia, to [Captain Fairlie] by Benjamin Walker( )

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

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

Concerning accounts
[Benjamin Walker correspondence] by Benjamin Walker( )

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

 
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English (38)

French (1)