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A Sketch of the First Settlement of the Several Towns on Long-Island;

Wood, Silas (1769-1847)

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With Their Political Conditions, to the End of the American Revolution. A New Edition. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Printed by Alden Spooner, Fulton-Street, 1828. Tall octavo, original muslin-backed boards. 181 pages, errata on p. [184]. Covers rubbed, spotted, and starting; foxing throughout; rear free endpaper wrinkled, but otherwise a very good copy of the Third Edition. Limited to 100 copies. The first history of Long Island. Howes W639. Sabin 105069 (B). Includes a discussion of the claims of the Dutch and the English, trade among the first settlers, the role of the church and the political situation, the Indians on the island, the several towns that united with Connecticut for protection against the Dutch and the Indians, and much more. Fascinating reading. Bookseller Inventory # 12057

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