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John W Barber

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Item Description: Kessinger Publishing, United States, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 235 x 191 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing s Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world s literature. Kessinger Publishing is the place to find hundreds of thousands of rare and hard-to-find books with something of interest for everyone! ***** Print on Demand *****. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781165129485

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Henry Howe, John W Barber

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Item Description: Heritage Books, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 216 x 140 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This wonderful volume belongs in the bookcase of all New York historians. More than 150 years old, this ancient text is rich in historical perspective and information that is no longer available to the modern researcher. The work begins with a general outline of New York history. Thereafter, the book is arranged alphabetically by county. Dictionary-like entries for each town are listed alphabetically within each county section. The entries give the location and history of each town, including date of settlement, famous and notable residents, important events, population statistics, number of dwellings, churches and schools, local Indians, and so on. Comprehensively annotated and profusely illustrated with engravings of towns, historic structures and distinctive natural features. This volume contains an index of counties, townships and villages, plus a separate index of subjects and full names; as well as a map of the state of New York from the latest authorities. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9780788413384

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Warner Barber John, Howe Henry

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Item Description: Nobel Press, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 210 x 148 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Historical collections of the state of New York containing a general collection of the most interesting facts, traditions, biographical sketches, anecdotes, etc. relating to its history and antiquities, with geographical descriptions of every township in the state. This book, Historical collections of the state of New York , by John Warner Barber, Henry Howe, is a replication of a book originally published before 1842. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible. This book was created using print-on-demand technology. Thank you for supporting classic literature. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9785518839991

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John W Barber

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Item Description: Kessinger Publishing. Hardback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW PRINT ON DEMAND., Historical Collections of the State of New York (1851), John W Barber. Bookseller Inventory # B9781169347243

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Henry Howe, John W Barber

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Item Description: Heritage Books, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 216 x 140 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This wonderful volume belongs in the bookcase of all New York historians. More than 150 years old, this ancient text is rich in historical perspective and information that is no longer available to the modern researcher. The work begins with a general outline of New York history. Thereafter, the book is arranged alphabetically by county. Dictionary-like entries for each town are listed alphabetically within each county section. The entries give the location and history of each town, including date of settlement, famous and notable residents, important events, population statistics, number of dwellings, churches and schools, local Indians, and so on. Comprehensively annotated and profusely illustrated with engravings of towns, historic structures and distinctive natural features. This volume contains an index of counties, townships and villages, plus a separate index of subjects and full names; as well as a map of the state of New York from the latest authorities. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9780788413384

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Warner Barber John, Howe Henry

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Item Description: Nobel Press, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 210 x 148 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Historical collections of the state of New York containing a general collection of the most interesting facts, traditions, biographical sketches, anecdotes, etc. relating to its history and antiquities, with geographical descriptions of every township in the state. This book, Historical collections of the state of New York , by John Warner Barber, Henry Howe, is a replication of a book originally published before 1842. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible. This book was created using print-on-demand technology. Thank you for supporting classic literature. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9785518839991

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Warner Barber John

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Item Description: Nobel Press, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 210 x 148 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Historical collections of the state of New York being a general collection of the most interesting facts, biographical sketches, varied descriptions. This book, Historical collections of the state of New York , by John Warner Barber, is a replication of a book originally published before 1851. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible. This book was created using print-on-demand technology. Thank you for supporting classic literature. Bookseller Inventory # APC9785519199711

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Warner Barber John

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Item Description: Nobel Press, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 210 x 148 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Historical collections of the state of New York being a general collection of the most interesting facts, biographical sketches, varied descriptions. This book, Historical collections of the state of New York , by John Warner Barber, is a replication of a book originally published before 1851. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible. This book was created using print-on-demand technology. Thank you for supporting classic literature. Bookseller Inventory # APC9785519199711

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JOHN W. BARBER

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Item Description: Kessinger Publishing, LLC. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Hardcover. 464 pages. Dimensions: 10.0in. x 7.0in. x 1.0in.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the worlds literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work. This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 9781161835151

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John W Barber

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Item Description: Kessinger Publishing, United States, 2010. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 254 x 178 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work. ***** Print on Demand *****. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781161835151

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JOHN W. BARBER

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Item Description: Kessinger Publishing, LLC. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Hardcover. 464 pages. Dimensions: 10.0in. x 7.0in. x 1.0in.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the worlds literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work. This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 9781169347243

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Item Description: Kessinger Publishing. Hardback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW PRINT ON DEMAND., Historical Collections of the State of New York (1851), John W Barber. Bookseller Inventory # B9781161835151

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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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John Warner Barber & Henry Howe

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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 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 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 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 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: 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 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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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Saratoga County and its various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 35 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: Ballston, Ballston Spa, Charlton, Clarksville, Clifton Park, Corinth, Cresent, Day, Dunning Street, Edinburgh, Factory Village, Fortville, Galway, Galway's Corners, Gansevoortville, Greensboro, Hadley, Hadley on the Hudson, Hagedorns Mills, Half Moon, Johnsboro, Malta, Maltaville, Mechanicsville, Middletown, Milton, Moreau, Northumberland, Popes Corners, Providence, Reynolds Corners, Saratoga, Schuylerville, Saratoga Springs, Stillwater, Victory Mills, Waterford, Wilton, and West Galway. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: the Discovery and Develpment of the Mineral Springs; the Surrender of Burgoyne with the Articles of Capitulation (or Convention); the Meeting of Gen. Gates and Gen. Burgoyne; Detailed Account of the Battle at Stillwater; a letter written by the Baroness Reidesel, who was anticipating dinner with the British officers when the battle began; the "imperfect" Saratoga Monument at Schuylerville; Saratoga Battlefield State Park; Horse Racing at Saratoga Springs; Saratoga "Queen of the Spas"; the Casino, built by John Morrissey, the undefeated bare-knuckle champion; Skidmore College; facilities at the Saratoga Springs Reservation; and an early form of branding cattle and the first potato chips. The booklet has no index, but names mentioned include: the Rev. Eliphalet Ball, Nicholas Low, Gen. Philip Schuyler, Gen. Putnam, Gen. Lincoln, George Strover, Brig. Gen. Fellows, Col. Daniel Morgan, Brig. Gen. Nixon, Brig. Gen. Glover, Col. James Wilkinson, Capt. Goodale, Gen. Learned, Lt. Col. Brooks, Lt. Col. Tupper, J. Walker, Col. M. Jackson, Gen. Benedict Arnold, Col. Cilley, Gen. Poor, Lt. Col. Colburn, Gen. Grant, Granny Andrews, Col. John Stark, Col. E.E. Ellsworth, Illetie Van Slyck Van Olinde, Anthony Van Schaick, Father Isaac Jogues, Gideon Putnam, "Aunt Kate" Weeks, Spencer Trask, Sir William Johnson, Victor Herbert, Richard Canfield, Lucy Skidmore Scribner, Jacobus Barhyte, Edgar Allan Poe, and the sir names: McDonald, Douglass, Freeman, Kosciusko, Dearborn, Pattison and Ten Broeck. ILLUSTRATIONS depict the Schuyler Mansion, a View of the Battleground in Stillwater, the house where a British General died, and views of Saratoga Springs, Ballston and Waterford. 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 # 000111

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Monroe County, New York, and its various towns and townships, including Rochester, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 35 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: Brockport, Brighton, Blossomsville, Chili, Churchville, Clarkson, Davis' Corners, Gates, Greece, Henrietta, Hartwell's Corners, Irondequoit, Mendon, Ogden, Perrinton, Pittsford, Penfield, Port Genesee, Parma, Riga, Rochester, Sweden, Webster, and Wheatland. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: Comments from early Travelers; Early Land Prices; Where Names Came from; Churches in Rochester; Sacrifice Rites of the Seneca Indians; the Remarkable and Amusing Defense of Rochester in 1814; the University of Rochester; Flour, flowers, and other Industries; and an extensive section on Rochester with sixty "Points of Interest." A 1940 Rochester street map is also included. The booklet has no index, but some of the names and sir names mentioned are: Phelps, King, Granger, Greaves, Hanford, Smith, Felt, Col. Nathaniel Rochester, Hamlet Scrantom, Abelard Reynolds, Major Charles Carroll, Col. William Fitzhugh, Ebenezer Allen, Pulteney, Brown, Ely, Stone, Scott, Russel Noble, Frances E. Willard of WCTU fame, George B. Selden "father of the automobile," John T. Trowbridge (author of boys' books), Mary Jane Holmes (novelist), the Fox sisters (spiritualists), Frederick Douglass (runaway slave), George Taylor, David Kendall, John Jacob Bausch, Henry Lomb, William Gleason, George Eastman, Casper Pfaudler, Frank Ritter, Libanus and George Todd, J. Harry Stedman (inventer of the streetcar transfer), Dr. Edward Mott Moore, and Daniel W. Powers. ILLUSTRATIONS depict Buffalo Street in Rochester, Genesee Falls, and a Collegiate Building at Brockport. 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 # 000099

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Dutchess County and its various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 38 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 plastic sheet has been added to protect the front cover. The communities mentioned include: Amenia, Arlington, Attlebury, Bangall, Beacon, Beekman, Cackemeyer's Mills, Carthage, Clinton, Dover, East Park, Federal Store, Fishkill, Franklinville, Gayhead, Glenham, Hammertown, Hartsville, Hopewell, Hughsonville, Hull's Mills Hyde Park, Johnsonville, Lafayette Corners, LaGrange, Mechanicsville, Milan, Millbrook, Millerton, New Hackensack, North East, Pawling, Peckville, Pine Plains, Pleasant Plains, Pleasant Valley, Poughquake, Poughkeepsie, Pulver's Corners, Red Hook, Rhinebeck, Rock City, Rocky Glen, Salt Point, Schultz Corners, Separate, Shenandoah, Shookville, Spencer's Corners, Stanford, Stewart's Corners, Stormville, Union Vale, Upper Landing, Wappingers Falls, Washington Hollow, and Wassaic. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: the Stone Church at Dover, Human Bones found on the Sprout Creek; the Revolutionary Soldiers Barracks and Graveyard; Wharton House, scene of J. Fennimore Cooper novel; Newspaper items; Tombstone Inscriptions; the First Home in Poughkeepsie; Theft of a Silver Spoon; the Rev. Freeborn Garrettson, itinerant preacher; the Nine Partners School; early Dutch homes; a Tom Quick story; Old Drovers Inn; Early Schools and Churches; the Franklin Rossevelt Library, and Vassar College and other Points of Interest in Poughkeepsie. The booklet has no index, but some of the names mentioned are: Richard Sackett, Winegar, Isaac Van Wyck, Nicholas Van Vrancken, Depeyster, Brinkerhoff, Thomas, Mary Ferrari, Lt. Col. Barber, Van Kleek, Bartlett, Sanders, Griggs, Beekman, Garrettson, Livingston, Jacob Willetts (author of "Thirty days hath September"), Sarah Newcomb (house builder), Col, Platt, Modjeski, Moran, Mumford, Spingarn, Borden, Baxter, Whitman, Wing, Admiral John Worden, Lowell Thomas, Albert Akin, Redder, Livingston, Thompson, Traphagen, Kip, Brown, Astor, Morton, Hunt, Lewis, Mills, James Paulding (author of "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers"), McVickar, Dr. Bard, Dr. Hosack, Stoutenburgh, Rombout, Brett, Fort, Kent, Engelbert Huff, Looudon, Dudley, Brinkerhoff, Van Wyck, Berge, and Matthew Vassar. ILLUSTRATIONS depict the Dover Stone Church; Factory Buildings in Matteawan, Fishkill; the Old Dutch Stone Church, Fishkill; the Van Kleek House, Poughkeepsie Collegiate School; the Methodist Church and Academy at Rhinebeck; and a full page view of Poughkeepsie. 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 # 000091

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Oneida County, New York, and its various towns, and townships -- including Utica -- are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 44 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. Besides Utica, the communities mentioned (alphabetized by first letter only) include: Annsville, Augusta, Boonville, Camden, Clinton, Deerfield, Florence, Holland Patent, Kirkland, Knox's Corners, Lee, Marcy, Marshall, New Hartford, New York Mills, Oriskany, Paris, Prospect, Remsen, Rome, South Trenton, Sangerfield, Steuben, Sherrill, Sauquoit, Trenton, Vernon, Verona, Vienna, Westmoreland, Western, Whitestown, Whitesboro, and Yorkville. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: Life of Oneida, Indian chief who lived 110 years; Graveyard Inscriptions; Place Names; Early settlers; An Incident involving Whiskey in a Courtroom; How Trickery Saved Fort Stanwix (now Rome) during the Revolution; Anecdotes about Baron Steuben; a Remarkable Story of a Dog; Growth of Utica; How three Squaws Saved a Preacher; Hamilton College, Clinton Liberal Institute, Oneida Institute of Science and Industry; The Bloody Battle near Whitestown and Oriskany; First Stars and Stripes Flag in Battle; the Milk Strike of 1933; the Notorious Loomis Gang at Nine Mile Swamp; and many other interesting bits of history and trivia. There's also a 1940 street map of Utica. The booklet has no index, but some of the names and surnames mentioned are: Samuel Kirkland, Backus, Norton, Hathaway, Perkins Cozier, White, Cochrane, Hughes, Jedediah Sanger, Dan Bradley, Rev. Johnson, Roof, Brodock, Bethuel Dodd, Dr. Hillyer, Dr. Carnahan, James Dean, Platt, L'Hommedieu, Smith, Maynard, Col. Peter Gansevoort, Col. Marinus Willett; John B. Jervis, Isaac Paris Jr., George Eastman, Charlemagne Tower, Thomas R. Proctor, Philip Schuyler, John Bradstreet, the Weaver, Realll and Demuth families, Peter Smith, John Post, Gerrit Boon, Frank W. Woolworth (the 5 and Dime king), Moses Baggs, James Watson Williams, Horatio Seymour, Rutger Miller, Roscoe Conkling, Justus H. Rathbone (founder of the Order of the Knights of Pythias), Gen. Francis E. Spinner, Capt.Elam Lynds, Capt. William Clarke, Greenfield Poke, and Dr. Amariah Brigham. ILLUSTRATIONS depict Hamilton College in Kirkland, the Clinton Liberal Institute in Kirkland, the Grave of Baron Steuben, Genesee and Washington Streets in Utica (full page), Trenton Falls at Trenton, Oneida Institute in Whitestown, the House of Judge White in Whitestown, and the town of Rome. 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 # 000104

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Onondaga County and its various towns and townships, including Syracuse, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 45 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: Amboy, Apulia, Baldwinsville, Belleisle, Betts Corners, Borodino, Camillus, Canton, Cicero, Clay, DeWitt, Eagle, Elbridge, Fabius, Fayetteville, Franklinville, Geddes, Hartsville, Jamesville, Jordan, Kirkville, Lafayette, Little Utica, Liverpool, Lysander, Macksville, Manlius, Marcellus, Matthews Mills, Onondaga, Onondaga Hollow, Orisco, Orville, Otisco, Peru, Plainville, Pompey, Salina, Skaneateles, Spafford, Tulley, Tully, Van Buren, Vesper, and Wellington. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: Early Settlers, Customs, Churches, Schools, Newspapers, and Business Enterprises; Miss Rachel Baker, a remarkable case of devotional somnium (sleep with religion); the Onondaga Indian Tribe, distinguished both as orators and warriors, and the Reservation; Evidence of an early Spanish settlement at Pompey (later proven a hoax), and the Cardiff Giant (a $25,000 hoax); Rapid Growth of Syracuse after opening of Erie Canal; Salt Production;an ill-fated French settlement, an Indian Uprising, and a Secret Escape; New York State Fair; Underground Railroad stops and the Jerry Rescue incident; an Syracuse early visitor, Charles Dickens; and interesting tidbits on willow weaving, eel weirs, frogs' leg dinners and teasel raising. A 1940 Syracuse street map is also included. The booklet has no index, but some of the names mentioned are: David Tripp, Gen. A. Danforth, Cyrus Kinne, Billy McKee, Jenny Mulholland, Conrad Lower, Salmon Sherwood, Phineas Stevens, William Ward, Azariah Smith, William J. Bulkeley, H. Hickox, James Selkrigg, A. S. Hollister, Jesse Pound, Samuel Hopkins, Hezekiah Woodruff, Ralph Cushman, Hiram Kellogg, John Ingersoll, Talcott Bates, Carlos Smith, Amzi Benedict, John J. Slocum, Charles Morton, D. Bellamy, Abraham Romain, James O. Rockwell (poet), Ephraim Webster (James Fenimore Cooper's Natty Bumppo?), Major Asa Danforth, Comfort Tyler, La Sieur Dupuys, the Father Claude Dablon, Father Simon LeMoyne, Father Joseph Chaumonot, Francis Le Mercier, Father Freemen, Father Mesnard, Joseph Barber, Pres. Grover Cleveland, Rev. Frederic C. Huntington, John A. Schaeffer, Baron Von Steuben, Gen. Van Rensselaer, William George Fargo, Gov. Horatio Seymour, Abraham A. Cuddeback, Dr. W. C. Thomas, Gerrit Smith, John Anderson Collins, Lydia P. Mott, William Snook, William Newell, John Fischer, James Geddes, Joshua Forman, John Wilkinson, Thomas G. Alvord, Vivus W. Smith, Abraham Walton, Thomas Wiard, Nicholas Mickles, Anthony Will, John D. Gray, Lyman C. Smith, Alexander T. Brown, H.H. Franklin, John Wilkinson, William "Jerry" Henry (escaped slave), Dr. Samuel J. May and Gerrit Smith, and the sir names: Foster, Krebs, Adams, de Lauson, Dyer, Burton, Clark, McCarthy, Appleton, Reed, Olds, Davis, Pardee. ILLUSTRATIONS depict the Central part of Manlius; Council House of the Onondagas; Central part of Syracuse with Erie Canal; a Field of Salt Vats, Salina; Internal View of a Salt Manufactory; . 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 # 000105

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Erie 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 46 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: Alden, Amherst, Boston, Black Rock, Buffalo, Brant, Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, Cheektowaga, Clarence, Colden, Collins, Concord, Cowlesville, Depew, East Aurora, Eden, Evans, Folsomdale, Forestville, Gowanda, Hamburg, Holland, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Newstead, North Collins, Orchard Park, Sardenia, Springville, Tonawanda, Tonawanda Indian Reservation, Town Line, Wales, and Williamsville. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: War of 1812 battles; the Burning of Buffalo; the Seneca Church on the Indian Reservation; the Life and Death of Indian Chief Red Jacket; Grand Island Boundary Dispute; Plan for a Jewish City; Efforts to Remove Indians from County; Inscriptions from an Indian Burial Ground; The Roycroft Shops founded by Elbert Hubbard; Father Baker's Colony; Little Poland; Buffalo Harbor;and the Rapid Development of Buffalo, including a 1940 street map. Names mentioned include: Joseph Ellicott, Gen. Jacob Brown, Gen. Peter Porter, Samuel Wilkeson, Edwin P. Christy, Pres. Millard Fillmore, Henry Huntington Sizer, the Rev. Wright, Jones, White, Major Noah, "Frankie" Folsom and Pres. Grover Cleveland, Rudolph Wurlitzer, Ahaz Allen, Ellen Beach Yaw, David Leroy, George Abbott, Charles E. Burchfield, Samuel Clemens,John Joseph Albright, Francis and Agnes Tracy, Frank Lloyd Wright, and others. ILLUSTRATIONS depict the House of Red Jacket, the Seneca Mission House, a view of Buffalo and a distant view of the Black Rock area. 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 # 000092

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Item Description: Spiral/Comb. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Limited Edition Reprint. 8.5" x 11". The early days of Westchester County, NY, and its various towns and townships are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 58 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 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: Bedford, Blue Mountain Reservation, Bronx, Cortland, Croton-on-Hudson, Harmon, Hastings-on-Hudson, Cross River, Dobbs Ferry, East Chester, Greensburgh, Hastings, Harrison, Irvington, Larchmont, Lewisboro, Mamaroneck, Mt. Pleasant, Mt. Vernon, Newcastle, New Rochelle, Northcastle, North Salem, North Tarrytown, Ossining, Owensville, Peeksville, Pelham, Pelham Manor, Pleasantville, Port Chester, Poundridge, Rye, Scarborough, Scarsdale, Somers, Sing Sing, Sparta, Tarrytown, Tuckahoe, Unionville, Westchester, West Farms, White Plains, Whitlockville, Yonkers and Yorktown. Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: the life of John Jay; detailed account of the capture of the spy Andre, and honors awarded his captors; Revolutionary War actions in White Plains and in Peeksville; a visit with Sarah Bishop, a hermitess; letter deploring cruelty of the British Army; Distruction of Mamaroneck area; Sing Sing Prison; the Church in the Legend of Sleepy Hollow; Life of Gouveneur Morris; the Boston Post Road; Somers, "birthplace of the American circus"; the ill-fated steamship race between the Henry Clay and the Armenia. There are separate sections on New Rochelle and Yonkers, and numerous bits of history and trivia about the Westchester area. The booklet has no index, but some of the names/sir names mentioned are: Gen. McDougal, Lt. Col. Willet, John Paulding, Isaac Van Wart, David Williams, Isaac H. Tiffany, James Delancy, Capt. E. Lynds, Frederick Philips, the Van Cortlandt family, Cornelia Beekman, Throckmorton, Abraham Bush, Gen. Israel Putnam, Samuel Brown, Dame Tamar Haviland, James Fenimore Cooper, the De Lancey family, Col. Caleb Heathcote, D. W. Griffith, pioneer film director, Ethel Barrymore, Robert Ripley, James Montgomery Flagg, Rev. Robert Bolton, Thomas Pell, Jan Peek, Chauncey Depew, Daniel Strange, Edward Palmer (a Tory spy), Hachaliah Bailey, "Uncle Nate" Howes, the Varian family, Anne Hutchinson, Horace Greeley, John Peter senger, Billy Crawford, John Stevens, Staats Morris Dyckman, John Peach Cruger, Max Eastman, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Dudley Field Malone, Doris Stevens, Mabel Dodge, Mauice Stern, Floyd Dell, John Reed, Boardman Robinson, Stuart Chase, Harry Kelly, Elizabeth Moos, Margaret Hatfield, Rev. George Whitefield, Aaron Ward, Robert Havell, the Rockefeller family, Edwin Bartlett, John Charles Fremont, Frederick Philipse, John Paulding, David Williams, Isaac Van Wart, Jay Gould, Philip R. Paulding, Cyrus W. Field, Anna E. Poth, Mrs. C. J. Walker (pioneer black businesswoman), James Alexander Hamilton, Jeremiah Dobbs, Philip Livingston, Dr. John W. Draper, William Saunders, Johannus Stalton, Carl Brandt (portrait painter), Anthony Corlaer, Andrew Jackson Downing, and many others. ILLUSTRATIONS depict the Residence of Chief Justice Jay in Bedford; the village of Peekskill; the Van Tassel House -- residence of Washington Irving; the Place Andre was Captured; Sing Sing Prison; an Ancient Dutch Church; and White Plains Village. 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 # 000118

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