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A sketch of the early settlement of the town of York

Leonard Wilcox

A sketch of the early settlement of the town of York

by Leonard Wilcox

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

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    Statement[Leonard Wilcox].
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (10 fr.).
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19932064M
    ISBN 100665242417

    A Brief Account of Southold's History Antonia Booth Southold's official flag proclaims it the oldest English town in New York State. Founded in by Puritans from the New Haven Colony, Southold celebrated its th birthday in and the town will have candles on its cake in The town is a region of rugged terrain, still there is little waste land, and the soil is fertile. There were, undoubtedly, very early fortified settlements by the French, but of the later English settled towns of Washington, Salem probably has the priority.

    When counties were established in New York State in , the present Washington County was part of Albany County. This was an enormous county, including the northern part of New York State as well as all of the present state of Vermont and, in theory, extending westward to the Pacific Ocean. This county was reduced in size on July 3, by the creation of Cumberland County, and further on. Historical Sketch Of The Flathead Indian Nation From The Year To Embracing The History Of The Establishment Of St. Mary's Indian Mission In The Bitter Root Valley, Mont. A sketch of the early settlement and subsequent progress of the town of Peterborough, and of each township in the county of Peterborough.

    The Centennial History of the Town of Dryden, , ed. by George E. Goodrich (PDF files at ) Filed under: Dryden (N.Y.) -- Biography. The Centennial History of the Town of Dryden, , ed. by George E. Goodrich (PDF files at ) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: New York (State. EARLY SETTLERS THOMAS MACY Near the town of Salisbury, in Wiltshire, England, in the Parish of Chilmark, resided (" prior to his embarkation for America, probably in ") Thomas Macy. The name of the vessel upon which he came to America is not recorded, but he arrived not later than


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This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Get this from a library. A sketch of the early settlement of the town of York. [Leonard Wilcox]. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Caption title. Signed: Leonard Wilcox. Dated: Committee Room, House of Assembly, 15th April, The Settlement of York County Hardcover – January 1, by JOHN MITCHELL (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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The history of the early settlements has been recorded in several books. The earliest writer seems to have been Campanius Holm, grandson of a Lutheran pastor sent over to the colony.

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CONTENTS: Preface Bibliographic Record Illustrations Subject Index Postscript: NEW YORK: CHARLES SCRIBNER’S SONS, NEW YORK:CHAPTER I. Discovery and First Settlement. Hendrik Hudson’s discoveries—Spirit of exploration—Conquests of Spain and Portugal—Sea-rovers of Holland and England—Settlements on the Atlantic Coast—Effect of battle of.

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