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Title [Autograph letter unsigned, addressed to Jonathan Williams]
Author Wilkinson, James
Date 1800
Document Type Correspondence
Names Wilkinson, James
Region Washington
Keywords army
Theme Military Encounters
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "A rather coyly expressed invitation to Williams to assume that a military appointment to be offered was initiated by Wilkinson. The following year, Williams was appointed by Jefferson as Inspector of Fortifications. He later became Superintendent at West Point. The letter is undated, but the stamped postmark of August 28 appears on the fourth page."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 4664
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue