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Item Description: 2013. Ebook. Book Condition: NEW. 472 Lang:- eng,Pages 472, It is the Ebook edition of the original edition published long back [1851]. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back in pdf format. These are scanned images of the original book in pdf format. You will be receiving this Pdf via download. An email will be sent shortly to your email address containing the download instructions. This is an Ebook. All sales final unless there is illegibility to text. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 9999002017417

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Item Description: 2013. Ebook. Book Condition: New. 224 Lang:- eng, Pages 224, It is the Ebook edition of the original edition published long back [1911]. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back in pdf format. These are scanned images of the original book in pdf format. You will be receiving this Pdf via download. An email will be sent shortly to your email address containing the download instructions. This is an Ebook. All sales final unless there is illegibility to text. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 9999000108109

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Item Description: 2013. Ebook. Book Condition: New. 546 Lang:- eng, Pages 546, It is the Ebook edition of the original edition published long back [1853]. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back in pdf format. These are scanned images of the original book in pdf format. You will be receiving this Pdf via download. An email will be sent shortly to your email address containing the download instructions. This is an Ebook. All sales final unless there is illegibility to text. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 9999000038018

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Item Description: 2013. Ebook. Book Condition: New. 268 Lang:- eng, Pages 268, It is the Ebook edition of the original edition published long back [1853]. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back in pdf format. These are scanned images of the original book in pdf format. You will be receiving this Pdf via download. An email will be sent shortly to your email address containing the download instructions. This is an Ebook. All sales final unless there is illegibility to text. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 9999000095001

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New York State Museum,De Kay, James E. (James Ellsworth), 1792-1851,Torrey, John, 1796-1873,Beck, Lewis C. (Lewis Caleb), 1798-1853,Mather, W. W. (William Williams), 1804-1859,Emmons, Ebenezer, 1799-1863,Vanuxem, Lardner, 1792-1848,Hall, James, 1811-1898

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Item Description: 2013. Ebook. Book Condition: New. 268 Lang:- eng, Pages 268, It is the Ebook edition of the original edition published long back [1853]. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back in pdf format. These are scanned images of the original book in pdf format. You will be receiving this Pdf via download. An email will be sent shortly to your email address containing the download instructions. This is an Ebook. All sales final unless there is illegibility to text. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 9999000153830

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Item Description: 2013. Ebook. Book Condition: New. 472 Lang:- eng, Pages 472, It is the Ebook edition of the original edition published long back [1851]. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back in pdf format. These are scanned images of the original book in pdf format. You will be receiving this Pdf via download. An email will be sent shortly to your email address containing the download instructions. This is an Ebook. All sales final unless there is illegibility to text. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 9999000179777

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Item Description: 2013. Ebook. Book Condition: NEW. 647 Lang:- eng, Pages 647, It is the Ebook edition of the original edition published long back [1841]. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back in pdf format. These are scanned images of the original book in pdf format. You will be receiving this Pdf via download. An email will be sent shortly to your email address containing the download instructions. This is an Ebook. All sales final unless there is illegibility to text. Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 9999002673655

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Matthew Bennett International

Published by Arthur Maury Corporation (2008)

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Item Description: Arthur Maury Corporation, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Paperback, Very Good, clean, tight, unmarked, some light cover edge wear, some creasings on the front and back cover. All orders are shipped by Kbooks every business day using USPS Media Mail for American orders and Canada Post for Canada bound orders (from Toronto). Overweight books (>1 kg) dispatched outside North America may require additional shipping charges. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000050472

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Schon, Randall S.

Published by The Farmers' Museum, Cooperstown, NY (1991)

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Item Description: The Farmers' Museum, Cooperstown, NY, 1991. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. 29 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 197113

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Wayne County, NY, and its various towns and townships are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 15 Page Booklet, reprinted primarily from two hard-to-find books: the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and New York, a Guide to the Empire State, a WPA project. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied one-sided on 60# paper, with the print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned include: Arcadia, Butler, Galen, Clyde, Huron, Lyons, Alloway, Macedon, Marion, Marion Corners, Newark, Ontario, Palmyra, Rose, Savannah, Sodus, Walworth, Walworth Corners, Williamson, Pulteneyville, Williamson Corners, Walcott Red Creek and Hydeville. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: A Very Old Oak; the Early Beginnings of the Mormon Sect in Palmyra; Hill Cumorah, and the Joseph Smith Farm; Action of the British fleet at Sodus in 1813; the Invasion of Pulteneyville in 1814; the Great Ontario Fruit Belt; the Site of the Fox Home "the birthplace of spiritualism" -- where a murdered peddler slammed doors, rocked beds and rapped out messages; and some interesting bits of trivia. The booklet has no index, but some of the names and surnames mentioned are: Sir William Pultney, C. Williamson, Van Wickle, James P. Bartle, Crane, Martin Harris, Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, Hiram Page, Hyrum Smith, Parley B. Pratt, Sidney Rigdon, Peterson, General Burnet, General Porter, General Smith, General Swift, Dorothy Perkins, Admiral William T. Sampson, the Fox sisters (spiritualists), . ILLUSTRATIONS depict a Southern view of Clyde, Main Street in Palmyra, and The Mormon Hill (which is in Ontario County). The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about 1841, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glympse from a 1940 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. There's also a small map of the area from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000117

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Rockland County and its various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 16 Page Booklet reprinted from two hard-to-find books, the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and the 1940 edition of New York, a Guide to the Empire State. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied one-sided on 60# paper, with the print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned include: Clarkstown, New City, Haverstraw, Warren, Sampsondale, Caldwell's Landing, Orangetown, Dobbs Ferry, Nyack, Ramapo, Tappan, Piermont, and Stony Point. Among the topics in the booklet are: the Storming of Stony Point by Gen. Wayne with his detailed account to Washington; a descriptive account of the Execution of the spy Andre and the return of his remains to England; a Royal Snuffbox and a Silver Inkstand; the Baynard Lane Cooperative Experiment; the Stony Point Battlefield Reservation; and the De Wint Mansion, Washington's headquarters at one time. Names/Surnames mentioned include: Gen. Anthony Wayne, Col. Jeduthan Baldwin, Armstrong, Thomas Wandle, Arthur Johnson, Dupuy, Rev. Demarat, Ralph Borsodi, Dan Beard, James A. Farley, Joshua Hett Smith, James Wood, Robert Owen, James Monroe Hewlett, Major John Smith, William Palmer, Nicholas Williamson and James Green, Michael Cornelison, Claes Jansen Kuyper. ILLUSTRATIONS depict the Northern view of Stony Point on the Hudson River and a view of the place where Andre was executed. The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about 1841, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glympse from a 1940 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. There's also a small map of the area from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000110

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Saint Lawrence County in the State of New York, and its various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 18 Page Booklet, reprinted primarily from two hard-to-find books: the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and New York, a Guide to the Empire State, a WPA project. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied one-sided on 60# paper, with the print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned include:Brasher, Canton, Churchville, Columbiaville, DeKalb, Richville, DePeyster Edwards, Edwardsville, Fowler, Gouverneur, Hammond, Hannawa Falls, Hermon, Hopkinton, Lawrence, Lawrenceville, Lisbon, Louisville, Madrid, Matildaville, Massena, Morristown, Nicholville, Norfolk, Oswegatchie, Ogdensburg, Parishville, Pierrepoint, Pitcairn, Port Jackson, Potsdam, Rensselaerburg, Rossie, Russell, Stockholm, and Waddington. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: Indian encounters; Gallantry during Military Action; Capture of Ogdensburg; an Exchange of Victory Salutes; the Battle of Prescott near Windmill Point; the Potsdam State Normal School; Thomas S. Clarkson Memorial College of Technology; St. Lawrence University; a Ghost Story; a Tale of Lost Treasure; Aluminum and Milk; and a Girl Won in a Poker Game. Names mentioned include: Stillman Foot, George Foot, Amos Jones, Medad Moody, Judge Cooper, Capt. Washburn, I. Waddington, D.A. Ogden, T.L. Ogden, Judge Nathan Ford, Thomas Lee, Capt. Forsyth, Gen. Brown, Gen. Benedict, Col. McFeely, Col. Van Schoultz, Solomon Foster, Col. Dorephus Abbey, Martin Woodruff, Daniel George, John Parker, Watson, David Parish, Benjamin Raymond, James Chadwick, William Bullard, Irving Bacheller, Frederic Remington, Gouverneur Morris, Anable Fancher and Henry Warren. ILLUSTRATIONS depict Windmill Point at Prescott, and views of Ogdensburg, Potsdam and Canton. The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about 1841, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glympse from a 1940 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. There's also a small map of the area from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000113

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Orleans County and Genesee County and their various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 19 Page Booklet, reprinted primarily from two hard-to-find books: the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and New York, a Guide to the Empire State, a WPA project. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied one-sided on 60# paper, with the print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned include: Alabama, Albion, Alexander, Barre, Batavia, Bergen, Bethany, Byron, Carlton, Childs, Clarendon, Darien, Eagle Harbor, Elba, Endicott¿s Mills, Fairhaven, Gaines, Gaines Basin, Kendall, Knowlesville, LeRoy, Lindon, Medina, Millville, Murray, North Murray, Oak Orchard, Pavilion, Pembroke, Ridgeway, Ridgeway Corners, Shelby, Shelby¿s Basin, Sandy Creek, Scio, Stafford, Yates, and Yates Centre. Among the varied topics in the booklet: Prices of articles and rates of wages in 1804; Land purchases through the Holland Land Co.; Abduction and possible murder of William Morgan in 1826 in connection with Masonic Lodge Secrets; the National Christian Association Opposed to All Secret Societies; an Early Traveler's view of Pembroke Township; Stringless Beans, Jello, Breaking Egg-laying Records; "almost" clean Hotel Sheets; how Albion boosters secured the county seat of Orleans County and how Batavia almost ended up "Bustia." Names mentioned include: Robert Munroe, Oliver Phelps, Nathaniel Gorham, Robert Morris, Sir William Pultney, William Willink, D.C. Miller, William Morgan, Jacob Le Roy, Dr. Dwight, Elisha Johnson, Nicholas B. Keeney, Calvin Keeney, Egbert Benson, Daniel Webster, Caroline Le Roy, Joseph Ellicott, Paul Busti, James Brisbane, Arthur Brisband, Stephen Russell, Thomas Wiard, Dean Richard, Trumbull Cary, George M. Pullman. ILLUSTRATIONS depict Public Buildings in Albion; the Central part of Batavia; the Holland Land Company office; and a view of Le Roy Village. The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about 1841, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glympse from a 1940 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. There's also a small map of the area from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000108

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Herkimer County,New York, and its various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 21 Page Booklet, reproduced primarily from two hard-to-find books: the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and New York, a Guide to the Empire State, a WPA project. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied on 60# paper, with the print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned include: Columbia, Danube, Dolgeville, Fairfield, Frankfort, German Flats (Mohawk), Herkimer, Ilion, Litchfield, Little Falls, Manheim, Newport, Norway, Ohio, Old Forge, Russia, Salisbury, Schuyler, Stark, Thendara, Warren, Winfield, Wilmert. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: Erie Canal and other canals; "Fort Herkimer"; Death of Gen. Nicholas Herkimer at the Battle of Oriskany in 1777; Educational Institutions; Account of the Distruction of Herkimer by Tories; Invasion of Little Falls; Beauties of Little Falls; In Little Falls, say "cheese"; Lou Ambers, the "Herkimer Hurricane"; two famous murder trials in Herkimer; Transportation developments; Indian Castle Church; the Herkimer Estate; the Fort Herkimer Reformed Dutch Church; the Heroism (and swift feet) of Adam Helmer; Rifles and Typewriters in Ilion, and the "Mohawk Valley Formula" for strikebreaking; beginning of the American match industry; the Balloon farm near Frankfort; and Sir William Johnson¿s last home. The booklet has no index, but names mentioned include: Judge Jacob Weaver, Sir William Johnson, Daniel Connor, Alexander Ellis, Daniel Muller, Henry Banister, Col. John Roff, Daniel Petrie, Cox, Skinner, Christian Edick, Frederick Getman, Warner Miller, Molly Brant (sister of Joseph Brant, the famous Indian chief), Gen. Francis E. Spinner, Jane Douglass (first female federal employee) William Butler, Eliphalet Remington, Willam Gates (matches, not computers), Carl and Carlotta Myers, Major Warner Folts, Alfred Dolge, Nat Foster and Otis Arnold. ILLUSTRATIONS depict the General Herkimer House, Danube; Medical College & Academy, Fairfield; View of Herkimer from the Erie Canal; Village of Little Falls. The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about 1841, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glympse from a 1940 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. There's also a small map of the area from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000094

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Tompkins and Schuyler Counties in the State of New York, and their various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 21 Page Booklet reprinted primarily from two hard-to-find books: the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and the 1940 edition of New York, a Guide to the Empire State, a WPA project. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied one-sided on 60# paper, with the print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned include: Caroline, Slatersville, Danby, Dryden, Etna, Verna, West Dryden, Enfield, Groton, Hector, Burdette, Ithaca, Lansing, Newfield, Ulysses, Watkin's Glen, Montour Falls and Trumansburg. Among the many interesting topics in the booklet are: a bloody battle with a bear, a deer tale at Watkin's Glen, how the term "teetotalers" originated, and "Far Above Cayuga's Waters" Cornell University, complete with a 1940 map and tour. Names mentioned include: Simeon DeWitt, the Rev. Mandeville, William Wisner, A.E. Campbell, John W. McCullough, Ebenezer Mack, Samuel and George Weyburn, David B. Hill, Queen Catherine Montour, Louis Philippe (Louis XVII), Robert H. Treman, Gen. John Sullivan, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Ezra Cornell, Andrew Dickson White, Charles Babcock, Henry W. Sage, Willard D. Straight, William H. Miller, Jennie McGraw, John McGraw, Goldwin Smith, Liberty Hyde Bailey, Martha Van Rensselaer, Issac Phillips Roberts and James Law. ILLUSTRATIONS depict the Eastern View of Ithaca and Goodwin's Falls in Ulysses. Schuyler County was formed from sections of Steuben, Chemung and Tompkins Counties in 1854. The Barber-Howe book was written before this change, but information on both counties is contained in excerpts from the WPA Writer's Project book. This material gives a nostalgic glympse of the area a century after the Barber-Howe book, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. There's also a small map of the area from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000114

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Livingston County and Wyoming County, NY, and their various towns and townships are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 25 Page Booklet, reprinted primarily from two hard-to-find books: the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and New York, a Guide to the Empire State, a WPA project. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied one-sided on 60# paper, with the print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned (alphabetized by first letter only) include:Attica, Avon, Arcade, Bennington, Castile, China, Covington, Caledonia, Conesus, Cowlesville, Cuylerville, Dansville, East Avon, Geneseo, Gainesville, Groveland, Java, Leicester, Lima, Livonia, Middlebury, Mt. Morris, Nunda, Orangeville, Perry, Portageville, St. Helena, Sheldon, Strykersville, Sparta, Varysburgh, Warsaw and Wethersfield. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: Mary Jemison, known as "White Woman", who was adopted by the Indians; Medicinal Springs in Avon; Indian Wars; James Wadsworth, founder of Geneseo; Campaign of Gen. Sullivan in 1779; Gruesome torchure of Lt. Boyd and a soldier named Parker by Little Beard; the Ancient Mound at Mt. Morris; Ebenezer Allen "a monster in human form"; the Letchworth State Park and Museum, containing Indian relics; the Genesee Valley Hunt; the Retsof Salt Mine; Cornplanter, Indian chief, and his brother Handsome Lake, Indian prophet; Sudden appearance of a stream in Dansville, and many other interesting bits of history and trivia. The booklet has no index, but some of the names and surnames mentioned are: Phelps, Gorham, Amariah Hammond, Samuel Stillwell, Alexander Fullterton, Frederick Covert, Richard Porter, Daniel Faulkner, Seth Gates (abolitionist), Rev. William Arthur (father of Pres. Chester Alan Arthur), W. T. Oline, David Starr Jordan, Belva Ann Lockwood (first woman candidate for President), Isabella McDonald Alden (author), and Col. Simcoe Kerr (grandson of Joseph Brant). ILLUSTRATIONS depict a View of Geneseo, Mt. Morris village, a view of Dansville, and a view of Perry village. The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about 1841, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glympse from a 1940 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. There's also a small map of the area from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000119

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Sullivan County and Ulster County and their various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this New 25 Page Booklet, reprinted primarily from two hard-to-find books: the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and New York, a Guide to the Empire State, a WPA project. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied one-sided on 60# paper, with the print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned include: Accord, Bethel, Bloomingsburg, Burlingham, Caseville, Chichester, Clintondale, Cochecton, Dashville, Eddysville, Ellenville, Elmores Corners, Fallsburg, Forestburg, High Falls, Hurley, Kerhonkson, Kingston (formerly Esopus), Lake Minnewaska, Latintown, Liberty, Lumberland, Malden-on-Hudson, Mamakating, Marbletown, Marlborough, Milton, Modena, Monticello, Napanoch, Narrowsburg, Neversink, New Paltz, New Paltz Landing, Philipsport, Phoenicia, Plattekill, Pleasantville, Rockland, Rondout, Rosendale, Saugerties, Shawangunk, Springtown, Stony Ridge, The City, Thompson, Thompsonville, West Hurley, West Park, Woodstock, and Wurtsborough. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: Burning of Kingston in the Revolutionary War; Execution of Royalists for Treason; Mammoth Skeltons, accounts from ancient newspapers, including a tale of escape from Indian captors; Father Devine (alias Joe Baker) who claimed he wasn't "born," he was "combusted"; Early Dutch settlers and government; Six Surviving 18th Century Houses in New Paltz; Where some town names came from; Col. DuBois, who freed his slaves in 1825 to save money; and Frederick William Goudy, type designer and printer. The booklet has no index, but names mentioned include: Samuel F. and J. P. Jones, Judge Platt Pelton, E. W. Edmonds, J. H. Rutzer, Martin Crygier, Mrs. Hammersly, James W. Baldwin, Henry Barclay, John Kettle, the Hasbrouck family, the DeBois family, Pierre Deyo, Gov. Andros, Louis Bevier, Capt. Josiah Elting, Hugh Frere, William Cornell, Van Deusen, Andrew Oliver, Tom Quick, George Bellows, "Gomez the Jew," Wolfert Acker, John F. Carlson, Eugene Speicher, Judson Smith, the Petershams, Norman Boggs, John La Gatta, Ralph Radcliffe Whitehead, John Bigelow, Dubois Kiersteds, Col. Wessel Ten Broeck, John Vanderlyn, John Jay, the Hoffman family, Tobias Van Steenbergh, Jack Burroughs, Pres. Theodore Roosevelt, and the sir names Andrieson and Osterhout. ILLUSTRATIONS depict the Western Entrance into Monticello; a View of Kingston and the Building in which the Constitution of New York was formed. The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about 1841, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glympse from a 1940 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. There's also a small map of the area from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000115

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Madison and Oswego Counties and their various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 26 Page Booklet, reproduced primarily from two hard-to-find books: the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and New York, a Guide to the Empire State, a WPA project. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied one-sided on 60# paper, with the fine print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned include: Albion, Amboy, Boylston, Brewerton, Bridgeport, Brookfield, Canaseraga, Cazenovia, Chittenango, Clarksville, Cleaveland, Constantia, DeRuyter, Eaton, Fenner, Fulton, Georgetown, Granby, Hamilton, Hannibal, Hannibalville, Hastings, Kinney's Corners, Lebanon, Lenox, Leonardsville, Madison, Mexico, Morristown, Morrisville, Nelson, New Haven, Orwell, Oswego, Palermo, Parish, Phoenix, Pulaski, Redfield, Richland, Sandy Creek, Schroeppel, Scriba, Smithfield, Stockbridge, Sullivan, Volney, Williamstown and Woodstock. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: the Execution of Abram Antone for Murder, and the Adventures Pertaining Thereto; the Murder of Robert Barber Along the Erie Canal; How Place Names Originated; Educational Institutions: the Oneida Conference Seminary, the DeRuyter Institute, the Hamilton Literary and Theological Seminary (later Colgate University), the State School of Agriculture in Morristown, and the "ragged school" in Oswego; the Oswego and Erie Canals, Oswego Forts in the Colonial Wars; Details of Surrender to French in 1756; the Attack on Fort Oswego in 1814; Oswego Falls; Oswego Harbor; and two nationally famous reformers: Gerrit Smith, abolitionist, and Dr. Mary Edward Walker, founder of "Adamless Eden. The booklet has no index, but names mentioned include: Nicholas Roosevelt, George Scriba, Alexander Hamilton, John Lawrence, John B. Church, Abraham Varick, John McNair, Jacob Brown, Col. John Linklaen, Thomas Morris, Joseph Morse, Capt. Reuben Perkins, the Rev. Young, Jonathan Olmstead, Deacon Samuel Payne, William Colgate, Theophile Cazenove, Erastus Dow Palmer (sculptor), Sands Higinbotham, Nathan S. Roberts (Erie Canal engineer), Silas Towne (spy), James Fenimore Cooper, Edward Austin Sheldon, and Col. John Bradstreet. ILLUSTRATIONS include Cazenovia, Hamilton Village, Chittenango, Public Buildings in Morrisville, Oswego and the Oswego Canal (full page), Fort Oswego and Pulaski. Most are about 1/3 page in size. The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about 1841, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glimpse from a 1940 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. There's also a small map of the area from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000097

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Item Description: New York State Historical Association, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. New York State Historical Association [Published date: 1999]. Soft cover, 40 pp. Very good/ NO dust jacket. Glossy illustrated soft covers have light bumping and creasing to edges and corners and light overall scuffing. Binding tight (staple bound). Pages clean and unmarked. NOT Ex-library. NO remainder marks. Great color pictures and illustrations throughout. Bookseller Inventory # 20120303006

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Broome and Chenango counties in Southwest New York, and their various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 27 Page Booklet reprinted primarily from two hard-to-find books: the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and the 1940 edition of New York, a Guide to the Empire State, a WPA project. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied one-sided on 60# paper, with the fine print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned include: BROOME COUNTY: Barker, Chenango Forks, Hyde, Chenango, Binghamton, Conklin, Corbotville, Windsor, Colesville, Harpersville, Lisle, Lisle Centre, Union Village, Nanticoke, Sanford, Triangle, Clark's Union Village, Union, Vestal. CHENANGO COUNTY: Bainbridge, Columbus, German, Greene, Guilford, Lincklaen, McDonough, New Berlin, Norwich, Otselic, Oxford, Atarsalia, Pitcher, Plymouth, Preston, Sherburne, Smithville and Smyrna Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: the Chenango Canal; the 1779 Expedition of Gen. Sullivan against the Indians; Capt. Joseph Leonard and other early settlers; Land Negotiations with the Indians; Area Churches; Castle Farm; Jonathan Edwards, the celebrated devine; a 9-year-old's adventures with the Indians; a Pumpkin Freshet; a Strange Thanksgiving; How John and Joshua Mersereau Prevented a Disaster in the Revolutionary War; the Indian Salt Mystery; Early Settlers in Greene; the Naming of Cork Island; a Visit by Talleyrand; a Mound, and Indian Antiquities; the Academy at Oxford, and the Religious Dedication of the Citizens of Sherburne. Surnames mentioned(alphabetized by first letter only) include: Adams, Andrews, Ashley, Bradley, Barnet, Blackman, Baldwin, Balcom, Bingham, Bush, Buck, Barney, Brown, Cary, Coley, Cumming, Corwin, Cox, Dimmick, Dean, Dutremont, Fisk, Frederick, Fitch, Gregory, Gear, Green, Gray, Huse, Howe, Hovey, Hawley, Hudson, Juliard, Keeler, Ketchum, Lyon, Lockwood, Morris, Mersereau, Manly, Niles, Osborn, Palmer, Patterson, Page, Pixley, Porter, Padgett, Phelps, Race, Rose, Raymond, Robertson, Starkweather, Sage, Shimeall, Storrs, Sharp, Smith, Stoddard, Squires, Stow, Tillotson, Tracy, Trent, Wilcox, Whitney, Wilson, Woodbridge, Williston. ILLUSTRATIONS depict Binghamton, the Courthouse and other buildings in Norwich, and the Village of Oxford. The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about 1841, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glympse from a 1940 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. There's also a small map of the area from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000087

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Cayuga and Cortland Counties in the State of New York, and their various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 27 Page Booklet reprinted from the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and other hard-to-find sources. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied one-sided on 60# paper, with the print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned include: CAYUGA COUNTY: Auburn, Aurelius, Clarksville, Fosterdale, Brutus, Weedsport, Centreville, Cato, Cato Corners, Conquest, Fleming, Genoa, Northville, Ira, Ledyard, Levana, Locke, Port Byron, Throopsville, Montezuma Village, Mentz, Moravia, Niles, Owasco, Scipio, Sempronius, Sennet, Springport, Sterling, Summer Hill, Venice, and Victory. CORTLAND COUNTY: Cincinnatus, Cortlandville, McGrawsville, Freetown, Freetown Corners, Homer, Marathon, Preble, Scott, Scott Centre, Solon, Truxton, Virgil, and Willet. Among the many fascinating topics in the booklet are: the Beginnings of Auburn, the Auburn Theological Seminary, Day to Day Life at the State Prison, the mile-long Cayuga Bridge, "longest in America," Salt Production, Indian Lore, and Tombstone Epitaphs. Surnames mentioned include: Merrick, Walker, Hardenbergh, Crosset, Leonard, Warden, Perrine, Lewis, and Titus. ILLUSTRATIONS depict the Eastern part of Genesee St., Auburn; Auburn Theological Seminary; State Prison at Auburn; Prisoners at the State Prison; Cayuga Bridge; Public Buildings in Cortlandville; and Public Buildings in Homer. Much of this area was sparcely developed in 1841, but excerpts from New York, a Guide to the Empire State, including a four-page look at Auburn, fill in some of the gaps. This product of the WPA Writer's Project, originally printed in 1940, gives a nostalgic glympse of the area a century after the Barber-Howe book, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. Some of the names mentioned in this section include: David Hannum, Francis Bicknell Carpenter, Andrew Dickson White, Thomas Osborne, Logan, William Seward, Oren & Erastus Carvath, Elmer Ambrose Sperry, Henry Wells, Isaac Singer, St. Rene Menard, William Reuben George, Harriet Tubman, Emily Howland, and Red Jacket. There's also a small map of the area from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000089

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Item Description: NYS Historical Association, 1999. paperback. Book Condition: FINE. Thin paperback, 11" x 8 1/2", 40pp, profusely illustrated with color.FINE CONDITION. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 031253

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Rensselaer County and its various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 28 Page Booklet, reprinted primarily from two hard-to-find books: the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and New York, a Guide to the Empire State, a WPA project. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied one-sided on 60# paper, with the fine print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned include: Barker's Mills Bath, Berlin, Brunswick, Buskirk's Bridge, Castleton, Defriestville, East Nassau, Grafton, Greenbush, Hoosick, Hoosick Falls, Johnsonville, Lansingburg, Macnamara, Millville, Nassau, Patroons Mills, Petersburg, Petersburg Corners, Pittstown, Ramerton, Rensselaer, Rensselaers Mills, Sandlake, Schaghticoke, Schaghticoke Point, Schodack, Schodack Landing, Schodack Central, Shermans Mills, South Schodack, Stephentown, The Valley, Tomhenick, Troy, Ulines, and Wynantskill. Among the many fascinating topics in the booklet are: the Barracks at Greenbush; an eye-witness account of the Excution of a Deserter in 1814; Revolutionary War conflict near Hoosick; the Troy Female Seminary and the Right of Women to Education; Fort Crailo, where Yankee Doodle was "born"; Watervliet Arsenal where "Uncle Sam" was named; Beverwyck, Lindenwald, and other 18th and early 19th Century homes; French "Citizen" Edmond Charles Genet; Robert Ross, a martyr to corruption free elections; Pioneers in Science, Education and Industry; an Early Women's Labor Union; USA start of the Bessemer steel industry; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Lollypop Sticks, Greyhound Racing, and a Museum dedicated to Collars. There's also a 1940 street map of Troy. The booklet has no index, but names mentioned include: A. Read, Rev. Lee, Rev. Jonas Coe, Henry Hudson, Derick Van Derheyden, Dr. Samuel Gall, Col. Pawling, Elijah Adams, Horatio Winslow, Richard P. and Betsy Hart, Samuel Wilson, Russell Sage, Mrs. Russell Sage, W.H. and Mary Lane Hart, Jacob D. Vanderheyden, Dennis Belding, John and Sarah Willard, Nancy Hinsdale, Emma Willard, Pres. Martin Van Buren, John Spencer, Professor Amos Eaton, Henry Burden, Charles Veasie, Mrs. Hannah Lord Montague, Ebenezer Brown, Lyman Bennett, the Van Rensselaer family, Dr. Richard Shuckburgh, Jan Breese, the Schuyler family, Helen Van Alen (Katrina Van Tassel of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow), Generals Gates, Arnold, Morgan, and Stark, and Colonels Warner, Symonds, Baum, Nichols, Herrick, Hubbard, and Stickney. ILLUSTRATIONS depict the Troy Female Seminary; Remains of the Barracks at Greenbush; a View of Lansingburg; and a full page view of Troy as seen from Mt. Olympus. The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about 1841, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glympse from a 1940 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. There's also a small map of the area from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000109

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Item Description: New York State Historical Association, 1999. Wraps. Book Condition: Fine. First edition. 41 p. Includes illustrations. Catalog of an exhibition held Jan. 15-24, 1999, at the Seventh Regiment Armory on Park Avenue and 67th Street in New York City. 8 1/2 x 11". Handsome and highly informative exhibition catalog about fine art, American Indian art, folk art, textiles, manuscripts, James Fenimore Cooper. Treasures of NY State. Stapled wrap, 40 printed pages with text and color illustrations, some b&w archival photographs. Cover (back & front) is "EEL SPEARING AT SETAUKET", 1845, William Sidney Mount. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.0068668

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Item Description: New York State Historical Association, 1999. Wraps. Book Condition: Fine. First edition. 41 p. Includes illustrations. Catalog of an exhibition held Jan. 15-24, 1999, at the Seventh Regiment Armory on Park Avenue and 67th Street in New York City. 8 1/2 x 11". Handsome and highly informative exhibition catalog about fine art, American Indian art, folk art, textiles, manuscripts, James Fenimore Cooper. Treasures of NY State. Stapled wrap, 40 printed pages with text and color illustrations, some b&w archival photographs. Cover (back & front) is "EEL SPEARING AT SETAUKET", 1845, William Sidney Mount. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.0068669

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Niagara County in New York State, and its various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 30 Page Booklet reprinted primarily from two hard-to-find books: the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and New York, a Guide to the Empire State, a WPA project. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied one-sided on 60# paper, with the print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned include: Cambria, Charlotte, Gasport, Hartland, Lewiston, Lockport, Middleport, New Fane, Kempsville, Niagara, Niagara Falls, Pendleton, Porter, Reynales Basin, Royalton, Royalton Centre, Somerset, Wilson, and Youngstown. Among the many and diverse subjects in the booklet are: Tuscarora Indians, the Battle of Queenston, the Locks on the Erie Canal, Features and Daredevils at Niagara Falls, the Masacre at Devil's Hole, and Devil's Hole State Park , the Battle of Chippewa, the Battle of Bridgwater or Lundy's Lane, the Burning of the Steamboat Carolyn, the History of Fort Niagara; Tuscarora Indian Reservation; Fort Niagara Restoration including the "castle," Poisoned Well, and Underground Passage; and Niagara University. A 1940 street map of Niagara Falls is also included, as well as sightseeing highlights in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Names mentioned include: Sherard Comstock, Joseph Langdon, Rene Robert Caveliers de La Salle, Gov. Morgan Lewis, John Stedman, John Hodge (promoter of Merchant's Gargling Oil), John J. Raskob, William and John Willink, Mrs. Washington Hunt, Augustus Porter, Jacob F. Schoellkopf, and the Falls Daredevils: Sam Patch, Blondin, William Kendall, Steve Brodie, Annie Taylor, Bobby Leach, Jean Laussier and Martha Wagenfuhrer. ILLUSTRATIONS include a View of Niagara Falls (of course), Lewiston Landing and Queenston Heights, Upper Canada, the Locks at Lockport, Schlosser Landing at Niagara, and a Lighthouse with Fort Niagara in the Distance. The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about 1841, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glimpse from a 1940 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. There's also a small map from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000103

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Delaware County and Otsego County, NY, and their various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 32 Page Booklet, reproduced primarily from two hard-to-find books: the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and New York, a Guide to the Empire State, a WPA project. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied on 60# paper, with the print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned include: DELAWARE COUNTY: Andes, Arkville, Bovina, Colchester, Davenport, Delhi, Fleischmanns, Franklin, Hamden, Hancock, Harpersfield, Kortright, Margaretville, Masonville, Meredith, Middletown, Roxbury, Sidney, Stamford, Tompkins, and Walton. OTSEGO COUNTY: Burlington, Burlington Flats, Butternuts, Louoisville, Gilbertsville, Cherry Valley, Decatur, Edmeston, Exeter, Laurens, Laurensville, Jackson, Maryland, Middlefield, Phoenix, Milford, Collierville, New Lisbon, Nobleville, Oneonta, Otego, Otsego, Cooperstown, Pittsfield, Unadilla Forks, Lloydsville, Richfield, Canaderaga Springs, Brighton, Monticello, Springfield, Unadilla, Unadilla Centre, Westford and Worcester. Among the many fascinating topics in the booklet are: the Cost of Land, the Delaware Literary Institute; Col. John Harper and his Indian Encounters during the Revolution; Exploits of Capt. Alexander Harper; a Tall Pine; a Tale about the Power of Melting Rivers; a Description of Cherry Valley from "Annals of Tryon County;" How the Indians Saved the Early Settlers; a Little Romance; a School for Boys; Details of Attacks by Indians and Tories in the Revolution; a Bear "Bares" a Frenchman; the Otsego Harold; Gen. Herkimer's Meeting with the Indian Brant in 1777; the Grave of James Fenimore Cooper; The National Baseball Museum; the Anti-Rent War; two schoolmates -- Jay Gould and John Burroughs. Names mentioned include Timothy Beach, Levi Bigelow, John Butler, James Campbell, William Campbell, Congreve, William Cooper, William Dickson, Samuel Dunlop, Silas Fitch, Ebenezer Foote, William Gallt, Groghan, Francis Whiting Halsey, Hamble, Col. John Harper, John Christopher Hartwick, Judge Hudson, Johnston, Law, Lindesay, Mitchell, Timothy Murphy, Joseph Phelon, David Ramsay, Daniel Shepherd, Peter Smith, Stewart, and John Wells. ILLUSTRATIONS depict a Southwest view of Cherry Valley, a western view of Cooperstown, an eastern view of Delhi Village and the Delaware Literary Institute in Franklin. The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about 1841, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glympse from a 1940 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. There's also a small map of the area from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000090

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Warren County and Washington County, NY, and their various towns and townships are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 33 Page Booklet, reprinted primarily from two hard-to-find books: the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and New York, a Guide to the Empire State, a WPA project. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied one-sided on 60# paper, with the print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned (alphabetized by first letter only) include: Argyle, Adamsville, Athol, Bolton, Bolton Landing, Buskirk's Bridge, Caldwell, Chester, Chestertown, Cambridge, Dresden, Easton, Fort Ann, Fort Edward, Fort Miller, Granville, Greenwich, Glens Falls (Glenn's Falls), Hampton, Hartford, Hebron, Hague, Horicon, Hudson Falls, Jackson, Johnsburg, Kingsbury, Lake George, Luzerne, Putnam, Queensbury, Riparius, Sandy Hill, Salem, Sabbath Day Point, Union, Warrensburg, Wevertown, White Creek, Wait's Corners, Whitehall. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: the Battle of Lake George; Wise Words from Mohawk Chief Hendrick; a Bloody Pond; a Scenic Resort; the Capture of French Baron Dieskau in 1755; the Capture of Ft. William Henry and a Bloody Massacre; Major Rogers tricky escape from Indians; the Battle of Fort Ann and the dispute over "who won"; a Sketch of Ft. Edward; the tragic fate of Miss McCrea; how an Act of Kindness Saves a Life; Battle near Kingsbury; Bravery of Major Putnam; Bennington Battlefield, and many other interesting bits of history and trivia. The booklet has no index, but some of the names and sir names mentioned are: Co. Long, Jones, Campbell, Baldwin, Lt. Palmer, Cummings, James Bradshaw, Albert Baker, Francis Baylor, Schoonhoven, Capt. D'Ell, Capt. Harman, Thomas Clark, John Warford, Samuel Tomb, John Whiton, A.B. Lambert, James Proudfit, James Caldwell, Sir. William Johnson, Col. Ephraim Williams, Lt. Col. Whiting, Lt. Col. Cole, Lt. Col. Pomeroy, Gen. Lyman, Capt. Eyre, Titcomb, Col, Monroe, Gen. Webb, John Williams, Charles Lathrop Pack, Floyd Bennett, Father Isaac Jogues, Col. John Glen, Gen. Jeffrey Amherst, and Robert Rogers and of Rogers Rangers. ILLUSTRATIONS depict the Jane McCrea Tree at Fort Edward, and views of Middle Granville Union Village, Sandy Hill, Salem Village, Whitehall, Caldwell and a Distant View of the village of Glenn Falls. The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about 1841, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glympse from a 1940 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. There's also a small map of the area from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000116

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Allegany, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties in Southwest New York, and their various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 34 Page Booklet primarily reprinted from two books: the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and the 1940 edition of New York, a Guide to the Empire State, a WPA project. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied one-sided on 60# paper, with the print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned include: ALLEGANY COUNTY: Alfred, Allen, Almond, Amity, Andover, Angelica, Belfast, Birdsall, Bolivar, Burns, Caneadea, Centreville, Clarksville, Cuba, Eagle, Friendship, Genesee, Granger, Grove, New Hudson, Hume, Independence, Nunda, Ossian, Pike, Portage, Rushford, Scio, West Almond, Vandemark, Baker's Bridge, Phillipsburg, Hobbieville, Phillipsville, Orrinsburg, Summer's Valley, Rockville, Hunt's Hollow, Oakland and Nonda Valley. CATTARAUGUS COUNTY: Ashford, Burton, Allegany City, Cold Spring, Connewango, Dayton, Ellicottville, Farmersville, Franklinville, Cadiz, Freedom, Great Valley, Hinsdale, Humphrey, Leon, Little Valley, Lyndon, Machias, Mansfield, Napoli, New Albion, Olean, Otto, Perrysburg, Persia, Portville, Randolph, Yorkshire, Salamanca and Gowanda. CHATAUQUA (formerly Chataque) COUNTY: Awkwright, Busti, Carroll, Frewsburgh, Charlotte, Sinclairville, Chataque, Maysville, Chevry Creek, Clymer, Ellery, Ellicott, Jamestown, Ellington, French Creek, Gerry, Hanover, Silver Creek, Forestville, Harmony, Mina, Poland, Pomfret, Fredonia, Dunkirk, Portland, Ripley, Sheridan, Sherman, Stockton, Villenova, and Westfield. Among the many fascinating topics in the booklet are: the Rochester & Olean Canal; a detailed description of the Tornato of 1838; the Seneca Oil Spring; Tunnel construction for the canal; the Devil's Oven Cave; Pass of the Genesse at Portage Falls; a Lodge in the wilderness, "Hornby Lodge" and "Tunnel Park"; Indian Town of Tunes-Assah; Chief "Cornplanter; an Indian called "Big Kettle"; Chataque Lake, the Remarkable Walnut Tree that became a grocery store; Chataque Gas Springs; and a gulf known as Hog's Back. Surnames mentioned include: Wright, Church, Rawson, Heath, Swain, Basset, Burgess, Johnson, Hurlburt, Pitcher, Hoops, Aldrich, Waterman, Farnsworth, Allen, Bemas, Pendergrast, Fenton, Edson and McMahan. ILLUSTRATIONS depict the Public Buildings at Angelica, Numda Valley Village, the Pass of the Genesee at Portage Falls, Hornby Lodge at Portage Falls, Public Buildings at Ellicottville, Mayville, Jamestown, Fredonia, Dunkirk Harbor and Westfield Village. The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about 1841, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glympse from a 1940 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. There's also a small map of the Southwest Gateway from a 1948 booklet printed by the New York Telephone Company. Bookseller Inventory # 000086

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Albany County, NY, and its various towns and townships -- Albany, Berne, Bethlehem, Coeymans, Guilderland, Knox, New Scotland, Rensselaerville, Watervliet, West Troy, Westerlo and others -- are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 34 Page Booklet reproduced primarily from two hard-to-find books, the 1841 edition of "Historical Collections of the State of New York" by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and the 1940 edition of "New York, a Guide to the Empire State", a product of the WPA Writer's Project. The spiral-bound booklet is photocopied one-sided on 60# paper, with the fine print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: Early settlements; Early Dutch families, Rigid Dutch rule; Description of the land; Early town names and name derivations; the Dutch West India Co.; "the Captive Boys of Rensselaerville," a hair-raising tale of Indian captivity; the Cahoes Falls, "Mother Ann" Lee and the Society of Shakers in Neskayuna; the "Oldest City in the United States"; Kiddenhooghten Hill; Animosity between Albany and Schenectady; Banks and Churches; and Stephen Van Rensselaer. ILLUSTRATIONS include a view of Albany from Greenbush Ferry, the Ancient Dutch Church in Albany, the State and City Halls in Albany, a View of Rensselaerville, and a view of the Capitol at Albany. Among the surnames mentioned are: Quackenboss, Lancing, Bleeker, Van Ness, Pruyn, Van Woert, Wendell, Van Eps, Schaats, La Battie, Jenkins, Culver, Vandyke, Hatch, Brown, Woodford, Crocker, Mumford, Brice and Deitz. The nostalgic guidebook section gives a view of the area a century later, with historical perspectives, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities in 1940. Also included is a map of the Capital District section of the state from a 1948 pamphlet. Bookseller Inventory # 000085

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