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    Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers, 1750-1926

    Hessian army officer and surveyor. Correspondence, a journal, military records, travel notes, and writings chiefly relating to Krafft's career as a mercenary soldier, including his service for the British during the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von
    • Date: 1750
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    Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journal (1770-1791), military records, travel notes, and writings chiefly relating to von Krafft's career as a mercenary soldier. Includes material on his service for the British during the American Revolution. The papers also reflect his travels in Russia, the Netherlands, and Québec, his interest in astronomy, geometry, literature, mathematics, and philosophy, his fluency in several languages, and his work on a perpetual calendar.

    • Contributor: Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von