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Thayer, Sylvanus 1785-1872

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Works: 119 works in 154 publications in 1 language and 1,070 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Military history  Rules  Maps 
Classifications: U410.M1, 974.047423
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A special report on the sea wall, built in the year 1843, for the preservation of Ram Head at the northwest end of Lovell's Island, in the harbor of Boston, Massachusetts by Sylvanus Thayer ( Book )
2 editions published in 1844 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will of Sylvanus Thayer by Sylvanus Thayer ( Book )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papers by Ae. J. G Mackay ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Series A: Vouchers and purchase records, 1824-1829, for fuel, sundries for chemical department, bunks, stationery, building supplies, straw, hay and corn signed by Aeneas Mackay; series B: 1-6, 1824-1825 disbursments, pay vouchers to repairmen, clerks, drivers, vouchers for baggage transport; series B: 7-10, 1826 recipts for postage, transportation of baggage, passage for enlisted men, masons' pay, mess hall repairs; series B: 11-14, 1826-1828, expenditures for transportation, repairs pay for masons, carpenters, custodial staff, clerks; series C-K, 1825-1826, vouchers for straw, fuel, forage and stationery issued, vouchers for expenses incurred in pursuing deserters; duplicate vouchers, 1825-1829; public letters rec'd by Aeneas Mackay, 1824-1829 including correspondence from contractors, letters from Thayer regarding supplies; contractual agreements for goods, 1819-1827; auditors' statements, 1824-1829; returns and statements, 1823-1825; vouchers and recipts for construction of the U.S.M.A. Band Barracks, 1825-1827; letters from Quartermaster's Office, N.Y. to Aeneas Mackay; U.S. Military Academy fund vouchers, recipts for cadets' uniforms, 1825-1829
Papers by Thomas Sully ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Painter. Letters from engineering officers in reply to Colonel Gratiot's circular suggesting that all Army Corps of Engineers subscribe to a fund to commission Sully to paint portraits of former Chiefs of Engineers; letter, 24 Jan. 1830, from Sylvanus Thayer to Sully, commissioning a portrait of Charles Gratiot on behalf of the Army Corps of Engineers; signed receipt of $500 payment for two portraits; signed receipt for $100 in payment for the portrait of Charles Gratiot; list of officers subscribing to the portrait fund
Instruments of gift for the endowment of the Thayer School of Civil engineering, in connection with Dartmouth College, and for the Thayer Mathematical Prize Fund by Sylvanus Thayer ( Book )
2 editions published between 1869 and 1871 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters by Andrew Jackson ( Book )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letter, [Georgia], 5 Sept. 1818, from Charles Floyd to Col. Sylvanus Thayer at West Point stating the address to which orders can be directed; extract of a letter, [Washington City], 7 March 1818, from John C. Calhoun to Sylvanus Thayer at West Point, N.Y. directing the reinstatement of Cadet Floyd
Correspondence with Sylvanus Thayer: by James Monroe ( )
1 edition published in 1826 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Correspondence with Sylvanus Thayer, superintendent of West Point Military Academy, concerning discipline at West Point and at the University of Virginia, 1826 Nov 1 and 1826 Nov 23
Maps of Boston Harbor by Sylvanus Thayer ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Topographical maps from Thayer's personal collection were compiled by the U.S. War Dept. Topographical Bureau and drawn in ink, showing: (1) Peddock's Island (2) Charlestown Neck and Noddle's Island, by William Turnbull
University of Virginia correspondence of James Madison and James Monroe ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection consists of correspondence of Monroe with Madison, J.T. Kirckland and Col. S. Thayer; and correspondence of Madison with James Barbour, Nathaniel Bowditch, Charles Bonnycastle, Arthur S. Brockenbrough, John C. Calhoun, Timothy Clowes, John H. Cocke, John A. Dix, Robley Dunglison, Alexander Garrett, de Generes de Jourville, W.A. Hatch, W.B. Lawrence, Thomas C. Levins, George Long, Alexander Macomb, William Matthews, James Pleasants, Alfred H. Powell, and William Wertenbaker
Papers by Edgar Allan Poe ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Poet. Letter, New York, 10 March 1831, to Sylvanus Thayer requesting a recommendation; cadet check
Receipt of payment, 1868 July 8 [n.p.], to Sylvanus Thayer [n.p.] by Daniel Blaisdell ( Book )
1 edition published in 1868 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Received on his note payable to the Trustees by the hand of President Smith
Letter, 1825 June 6, Albany [to] Col. Sylvanus Thayer by Martin Van Buren ( Book )
1 edition published in 1825 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter requesting Cadet Abraham Van Buren be granted summer leave
Letter, 1862 December 22, South Braintree, Mass., to Col. S. Sweat, [n.p.] by Sylvanus Thayer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1862 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Due to illness, he may be unable to attend his Christmas dinner
Letter to James Monroe by Sylvanus Thayer ( )
1 edition published in 1827 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Thayer recommends Lt. Edward Courtenay of the U.S. Corps of Engineers for the position of professor of mathematics at the University of Virginia
by Sylvanus Thayer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1869 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Manuscript deed of gift establishing the endowment and conditions for the Thayer Mathematical Prize
Letters, 1821 May 29-1859 December 24, v.p., to George Ticknor, New York and Boston by Sylvanus Thayer ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Sends some letters to Ticknor; returns the Foreign Quarterly; news of friends. Looks forward to seeing Ticknor at West Point; mentions the application process for appointment to the Academy; his trip to Europe
The West Point Thayer papers, 1808-1872 by Sylvanus Thayer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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