in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Cartography; World History; Business and Management. 1365 words.
De Witt, Simeon (25 December 1756–03 December 1834), cartographer, surveyor, and land developer, was born in Wawarsing, Ulster County, New York, the son of Andries De Witt, a physician, and...