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New York State (New York, United States) (search for this): entry de-witt-simeon
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834 Surveyor; born in Ulster county, N. Y., Dec. 26, 1756; graduated at Queen's (now Rutgers) College in 1776; joined the army under Gates; and was made assistant geographer to the army in 1778, and chief geographer in 1780. He was surveyorgeneral of New York fifty years (1784-1834). In 1796 he declined the appointment of surveyor-general of the United States. He was regent, vice-chancellor, and chancellor of the State of New York, member of many learned societies, and author of Elements of Perspective (1835). He died in Ithaca, N. Y., Dec. 3, 1834.
Ithaca (New York, United States) (search for this): entry de-witt-simeon
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834 Surveyor; born in Ulster county, N. Y., Dec. 26, 1756; graduated at Queen's (now Rutgers) College in 1776; joined the army under Gates; and was made assistant geographer to the army in 1778, and chief geographer in 1780. He was surveyorgeneral of New York fifty years (1784-1834). In 1796 he declined the appointment of surveyor-general of the United States. He was regent, vice-chancellor, and chancellor of the State of New York, member of many learned societies, and author of Elements of Perspective (1835). He died in Ithaca, N. Y., Dec. 3, 1834.
Ulster County (New York, United States) (search for this): entry de-witt-simeon
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834 Surveyor; born in Ulster county, N. Y., Dec. 26, 1756; graduated at Queen's (now Rutgers) College in 1776; joined the army under Gates; and was made assistant geographer to the army in 1778, and chief geographer in 1780. He was surveyorgeneral of New York fifty years (1784-1834). In 1796 he declined the appointment of surveyor-general of the United States. He was regent, vice-chancellor, and chancellor of the State of New York, member of many learned societies, and author of Elements of Perspective (1835). He died in Ithaca, N. Y., Dec. 3, 1834.
United States (United States) (search for this): entry de-witt-simeon
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834 Surveyor; born in Ulster county, N. Y., Dec. 26, 1756; graduated at Queen's (now Rutgers) College in 1776; joined the army under Gates; and was made assistant geographer to the army in 1778, and chief geographer in 1780. He was surveyorgeneral of New York fifty years (1784-1834). In 1796 he declined the appointment of surveyor-general of the United States. He was regent, vice-chancellor, and chancellor of the State of New York, member of many learned societies, and author of Elements of Perspective (1835). He died in Ithaca, N. Y., Dec. 3, 1834.
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834 Surveyor; born in Ulster county, N. Y., Dec. 26, 1756; graduated at Queen's (now Rutgers) College in 1776; joined the army under Gates; and was made assistant geographer to the army in 1778, and chief geographer in 1780. He was surveyorgeneral of New York fifty years (1784-1834). In 1796 he declined the appointment of surveyor-general of the United States. He was regent, vice-chancellor, and chancellor of the State of New York, member of many learned societies, and author of Elements of Perspective (1835). He died in Ithaca, N. Y., Dec. 3, 1834.
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834 Surveyor; born in Ulster county, N. Y., Dec. 26, 1756; graduated at Queen's (now Rutgers) College in 1776; joined the army under Gates; and was made assistant geographer to the army in 1778, and chief geographer in 1780. He was surveyorgeneral of New York fifty years (1784-1834). In 1796 he declined the appointment of surveyor-general of the United States. He was regent, vice-chancellor, and chancellor of the State of New York, member of many learned societies, and author of Elements of Perspective (1835). He died in Ithaca, N. Y., Dec. 3, 1834.
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834 Surveyor; born in Ulster county, N. Y., Dec. 26, 1756; graduated at Queen's (now Rutgers) College in 1776; joined the army under Gates; and was made assistant geographer to the army in 1778, and chief geographer in 1780. He was surveyorgeneral of New York fifty years (1784-1834). In 1796 he declined the appointment of surveyor-general of the United States. He was regent, vice-chancellor, and chancellor of the State of New York, member of many learned societies, and author of Elements of Perspective (1835). He died in Ithaca, N. Y., Dec. 3, 1834.
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834 Surveyor; born in Ulster county, N. Y., Dec. 26, 1756; graduated at Queen's (now Rutgers) College in 1776; joined the army under Gates; and was made assistant geographer to the army in 1778, and chief geographer in 1780. He was surveyorgeneral of New York fifty years (1784-1834). In 1796 he declined the appointment of surveyor-general of the United States. He was regent, vice-chancellor, and chancellor of the State of New York, member of many learned societies, and author of Elements of Perspective (1835). He died in Ithaca, N. Y., Dec. 3, 1834.
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834 Surveyor; born in Ulster county, N. Y., Dec. 26, 1756; graduated at Queen's (now Rutgers) College in 1776; joined the army under Gates; and was made assistant geographer to the army in 1778, and chief geographer in 1780. He was surveyorgeneral of New York fifty years (1784-1834). In 1796 he declined the appointment of surveyor-general of the United States. He was regent, vice-chancellor, and chancellor of the State of New York, member of many learned societies, ; graduated at Queen's (now Rutgers) College in 1776; joined the army under Gates; and was made assistant geographer to the army in 1778, and chief geographer in 1780. He was surveyorgeneral of New York fifty years (1784-1834). In 1796 he declined the appointment of surveyor-general of the United States. He was regent, vice-chancellor, and chancellor of the State of New York, member of many learned societies, and author of Elements of Perspective (1835). He died in Ithaca, N. Y., Dec. 3, 1834.
De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834 Surveyor; born in Ulster county, N. Y., Dec. 26, 1756; graduated at Queen's (now Rutgers) College in 1776; joined the army under Gates; and was made assistant geographer to the army in 1778, and chief geographer in 1780. He was surveyorgeneral of New York fifty years (1784-1834). In 1796 he declined the appointment of surveyor-general of the United States. He was regent, vice-chancellor, and chancellor of the State of New York, member of many learned societies, and author of Elements of Perspective (1835). He died in Ithaca, N. Y., Dec. 3, 1834.
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