J. Adams papers.

17 page letter, 3 February 1840, to Superintendent Delafield accusing cadets of drunkenness; complaining of order prohibiting the chaplain from visiting hospitalized cadets; mentioning discontent at having to spend more time in capacity as professor than in capacity as West Point Chaplain; noting di...

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Main Author: Adams, J. (Jasper), 1793-1841
Other Authors: Delafield, Richard, 1798-1873, USMA 1818, Totten, Joseph Gilbert, 1788-1864, USMA 1805
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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