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Swift, J. G. (Joseph Gardner) 1783-1865

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Works: 45 works in 63 publications in 1 language and 631 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Registers  History  Rules  Genealogy 
Roles: Composer
Classifications: HB151,
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Report on the Baltimore and Susquehanna Rail Road by J. G Swift ( )
5 editions published in 1828 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Report of General Joseph G. Swift of the sums required for the several fortifications in the United States, and the buildings at West Point by J. G Swift ( Book )
4 editions published between 1815 and 1816 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reports and estimates for uniting Lake Ontario with the Erie Canal, at Sodus Bay, Oct. 1831 by J. G Swift ( )
2 editions published in 1831 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Report made by order of the Common Council of the City of Brooklyn, on the water line of that city by J. G Swift ( Book )
1 edition published in 1835 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The memoirs of Gen. Joseph Gardner Swift, LL.D., U.S.A., first graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point, 1800-1865 : chief engineer U.S.A. from 1812 to 1818 : to which is added a genealogy of the family of Thomas Swift of Dorchester, Mass., 1634 by J. G Swift ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the autobiographical memoirs, the last 58 pages of the book contain family history and genealogy, as follows: Thomas Swift (d.1675), son of Robert Swift of Rotherham, Yorkshire, England. Thomas immigrated during or before 1634 from England to Dorchester, Massachusetts, and married Elizabeth Capen. Descendants and rela- tives lived in New England, New York, Washington, D.C., Virginia, and elsewhere
Papers by J. G Swift ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
General, U.S. Army. Correspondence, 1804-1865, including correspondence with Sylvanus Thayer, Jonathan Williams, Winfield Scott, Charles Gratiot, Joseph G. Totten, Alexander Macomb, and James Monroe; typed transcripts of correspondence received by Swift, 1804-1865; undated correspondence; "Sketch of plan for the conducting of a military academy", Jan. 1808; notes on St. Germain and Fontainebleau military schools; maps from War of 1812; Sodus canal papers; papers regarding presidential visit, 1817; military correspondence; cadet appointment, 1800; newspaper clippings; degrees; honorary titles; personal correspondence; family correspondence; family wills; papers concerning personal finances; tax returns; photos of the family home
Seth Drew papers by Seth Drew ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This collection holds the official correspondence of Seth Drew, a Massachusetts native who was the superintendent of fortifications for the Army Corps of Engineers between 1808 and 1812. He managed the construction and fortification of the harbor in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in anticipation of war with Great Britain
Report made by order of the Common Council of the City of Brooklyn, on the water line of that city. 10th September, 1835 by J. G Swift ( Book )
1 edition published in 1835 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Remarks respecting the Sodus Canal, and its probable immediate, and prospective revenue ( Book )
1 edition published in 1832 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Report on the Baltimore and Susquehanna Rail Road by J. G Swift ( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter, 1844 Oct. 16, Geneva, N.Y., to W.C. Little & Co., Albany, N.Y by J. G Swift ( Book )
1 edition published in 1844 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Requests shipment of some books
To the members of the United States Military and Philosophical Society ( Book )
1 edition published in 1824 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letters by Benjamin W Jarvis ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Holograph drafts of 2 letters to General J.G. Swift, 21 Oct 1825, 26 Oct 1825, discussing a monument to be erected in honor of the Greek War for Independence, his son's participation in that war and the necessity of supporting the Greek war effort
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
Papers by Alexander Joseph Swift ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Officer, U.S. Army. Letters to his parents, 1828-1830, telling of his cadet experiences; letters to his father, 1834-1839, discussing engineering duties, family matters and his financial situation; letters to his father, 1840, telling of his European travels; letters to his father, 1842-1846, discussing his tour of duty; letter from cousin Mary and brother Thomas; poetry; letters from his sister Maria, 1830-1832
Extracts from Military Academy Letter Book[s] by United States Military Academy ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Extracts from correspondence concerning reorganization of the Military Academy, regulations, curriculum, texts, faculty qualifications for admission, summer training, uniforms, non-necessity of vacations, supplies, arrest of Jared Mansfield, confrontation between Partridge and Thayer, USMA Board of Visitors, examinations, annual expenses, cadets' march to Boston, July-August 1821, their subsequent meeting with John Adams as well as the text of the speech delivered by Adams to the Corps. Much of the correspondence is from letter books kept during the superintendencies of Swift, Thayer and Partridge
J. G. Swift letters : Geneva, to Benson J. Lossing, Poughkeepsie by J. G Swift ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Two letters to Lossing describing the coastal defenses of the United States during the War of 1812
 
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Alternative Names
Swift, Joseph Gardner 1783-1865
Languages
English (51)