Simeon De Witt, Class of 1776

Richard F. Hixson

Abstract


The article covers the life and career of Simeon De Witt (1756-1834).  De Witt  was the sole member of his graduating class (1776). He had an illustrious career as chief geographer in the American Army and surveyor-general of New York.

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Frederick Frelinghuysen; John Taylor; Queens College; Society for the Promotion of Agriculture, Arts and Manufactures; University of the State of New York

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.14713/jrul.v29i3.1460