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History of Rhinebeck

Edward M. Smith

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ISBN 10: 097219651X / ISBN 13: 9780972196512
Published by Main Street Press
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Paperback. 236 pages. Dimensions: 9.2in. x 6.1in. x 0.5in.The earliest recorded transfer of property in Rhinebeck, N. Y. called for the payment of Six buffaloes, four blankets, five kettels, four guns, five horns, five axes, ten kans of powder, eight shirts, eight pairs of stockings, forty fathoms of wampum, or sewant, two drawing knives, two adzes, ten knives, half anker rum, one frying pan. First published in 1881 by Edward M. Smith, founder of the local newspaper, the History of Rhinebeck weaves a fascinating tale of one of the Hudson River Valleys most charming small towns. From its first stirrings in 1685 to its involvement in the Civil War, the author takes you on an historic journey of Rhinebeck, replete with names, dates, and details. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780972196512

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Title: History of Rhinebeck

Publisher: Main Street Press

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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The earliest recorded transfer of property in Rhinebeck, N.Y. called for the payment of “Six buffaloes, four blankets, five kettels, four guns, five horns, five axes, ten kans of powder, eight shirts, eight pairs of stockings, forty fathoms of wampum, or sewant, two drawing knives, two adzes, ten knives, half anker rum, one frying pan.” First published in 1881 by Edward M. Smith, founder of the local newspaper, the History of Rhinebeck weaves a fascinating tale of one of the Hudson River Valley’s most charming small towns. From its first stirrings in 1685 to its involvement in the Civil War, the author takes you on an historic journey of Rhinebeck, replete with names, dates, and details.

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