Places Illustrated by Engravings in this book (For Full Contents, see below): New York State Historical Collections John Barber History Genealogy Woodcut Engravings Albany Rensselaerville Angelica Nunda Valley Village Portage Falls Binghamton Auburn Cayuga Bridge Ellicottville Mayville Jamestown Fredonia Dunkirk Harbor Westfield Village Elmira Norwich Oxford Plattsburgh Hudson City Kinderhook Shaker New Lebanon Cortlandville Homer Delhi Village Franklin Dover Fishkill Poughkeepsie Rhinebeck Buffalo Seneca Reservation Tonawanda Adirondack Mountains Fort Ticonderoga Malone Johnstown Batavia Le Roy Village Catskill Village Catskill Mountain House Danube Fairfield Erie Canal Little Falls Adams Sacketts Harbor Watertown Brooklyn Gowanus Williamsburg Lowville Martinsburg Genesco Mount Morris Dansville Cazenovia Morrisville Hamilton Chittenango Rochester Genesee Falls Brockport Amsterdam Canajoharie Fort Plain Fonda Mohawk Bedlow's Island Blackwell's Island Wall Street Broadway Tammany Hall Battery Castle Garden Queenston Heights Lockport Niagara Falls Fort Niagara Kirkland Rome Steuben Utica Trenton Whitestown Manlius Onondaga Salina Syracuse Skaneateles Canandaigua Geneva West Point Hudson River Goshen Newburgh New Windsor Albion Oswego Pulaski Cherry Valley Cooperstown Cold Spring Flushing Hempstead Jamaica Greenbush Lansingburgh Troy Stony Point Orangetown Canton Ogdensburg Prescott Potsdam Ballston Schuylerville Saratoga Springs Stillwater Waterford Schenectady Schoharie Bath Patchogue Brookhaven Montauk Point Huntington Riverhead Sagg Harbor Greenport Southold Monticello Owego Ithaca Ulysses Kingston Caldwell Lake George Glen Falls Fort Edward Granville Union Village Sandy Hill Salem Village Whitehall Palmyra Manchester Bedford Peekskill Tarrytown Sing Sing Prison Ossining Perry Village Jerusalem Penn Yan Counties County Albany Allegany Broome Cayuga Cattaraugus Chatauque Chemung Chenango Clinton Columbia Cortland Delaware Dutchess Erie Essex Franklin Fulton Genesee Greene Hamilton Herkimer Jefferson Lewis Livingston Long Island Madison Monroe Montgomery Niagara Oneida Onondaga Ontario Orange Orleans Oswego Otsego Queens Richmond County Rockland St. Lawrence Saratoga Schenectady Seneca Suffolk Tompkins Ulster Warren Washington Wayne Westchester Yates.
HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Containing A General Collection of the Most Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c Relating to Its History and Antiquities with Geographical Descriptions of Every Township in the State. Illlustrated by 230 Engravings and a foldout hand-colored map of the state of New York. Tuttle, 194 Chatham Square, New York.9½" x 6¼" full leather binding, ruled in gilt. Full leather exterior as shown in photos. Binding good, a couple signatures near the middle a bit loosened. Pages slightly toned with occasional foxing. Map in good condition with a approx.
3 separation along one of the folds. No torn, loose or missing pages.
Nice example of this very rare 178-year-old volume. In the 1830s, John Warner Barber embarked on a tour of the New England and New York, gathering geographical and historical information about every city, town and village in those states and making numerous sketches of the various scenes and landmarks along the way. He incorporated his findings and drawings into a series of books that came to be known as Barber's Historical Collections -- Historical Collections of Connecticut (1836), Historical Collections of Massachusetts (1839), and this book, HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS OF NEW YORK (1841).In the century and a half since their publication, demand for original editions of these books remains high. Historians and genealogists love them for the historical, biographical and genealogical information they impart, not to mention the numerous wood-cut engravings showing scenes of town and country as they appeared in the 1830s. HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS OF NEW YORK is loaded with information of great historical interest.
You'll find accounts of local incidents in the Revolutionary War from all over New York, Indian attacks and massacres, great fires, famous local murders, stories of daring and heroism too. Stories that were well-known to the inhabitants of these towns and villages in 1841, but which are now either forgotten or left untended on the shelves of local historical societies. Of course, the most significant feature of the book is its unparalleled collection of individual written sketches about New York's cities and towns. In this sense, the book is similar to the gazetteers that were so popular during the 19th century.
Many of the city and town profiles are accompanied by Barber's famous woodcut engravings. The profiles for the different locales vary in length -- some are one or several pages, some one or several paragraphs (some of the tinier hamlets have only a line or two written about them). It seems the more populated the community, the more attention it received. In order to give you the most accurate description of this very rare book, I have provided some helpful details below.
First, a listing of Contents, with a full accounting of all the cities, towns and villages profiled in the book. - and who routinely use books like this for specific research -- I have also compiled two summaries. The first is a summary of the 230 engravings in the book (as you'll see, the illustrations encompass a wide variety of scenes from towns throughout New York state).The second summary, while by no means complete, is a sampling of the subject matter you'll find scattered throughout the various historical sketches. Finally, at the bottom of this page, you can some of the book's engravings for yourself. I hope you'll take a few moments to have a look. Contents Are: Introductory: Preface New York - Outline History Albany County: Albany County Albany Berne Bethlehem Coeymans Guilderland Knox New Scotland Rensselaerville Watervliet Westerlo 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 Wirt Broome County: Broome County Barker Chenango Binghamton Colesville Conklin Lisle Nanticoke Sandford Triangle Union Vestal Cayuga County: Cayuga County Auburn Aurelius Brutus Cato Conquest Genoa Ira Ledyard Locke Mentz Moravia Niles Owasco Scipio Sempronius Sennet Springport Sterling Summer Hill Venice Victory Cattaraugus County: Cattaraugus County Ashford Burton Cold Spring Connewango Dayton Ellicottville Franklinville Freedom Great Valley Hinsdale Humphrey Leon Little Valley Lyndon Machias Mansfield Napoli New Albion Olean Otto Perrysburg Persia Portville Randolph Yorkshire Chatauque County: Chatauque County Arkwright Busti Carroll Charlotte Chatauque Mayville Cherry Creek Clymer Ellery Ellicott Jamestown Ellington French Creek Gerry Hanover Harmony Poland Pomfret Fredonia Dunkirk Portland Ripley Sheridan Sherman Stockton Villenova Westfield Chemung County: Chemung County Big Flats Catherines Catlin Cayuta Cehmung Dix Elmira Erin Southport Veteran Chenango County: Chenango County Bainbridge Columbus Coventry German Greene Guilford Lincklaen McDonough New Berlin Norwich Otselic Oxford Pharsalia Pitcher Plymouth Preston Sherburne Smithville Smyrna Clinton County: Clinton County Au Sable or Ausable Beekman Black Brook Champlain Chazy Ellenburg Mooers Peru Plattsburg or Plattsburgh Saranac Columbia County: Ancram Austerlitz Canaan Chatham Claverack Clermont Copake Gallatin Germantown Ghent Hillsdale Hudson Kinderhook Livingston New Lebanon Taghkanic Cortland County: Cortland County Cincinnatus Cortlandville Freetown Homer Marathon Preble Scott Solon Truxton Virgil Willet Delaware County: Delaware County Andes Bovina Davenport Delhi Franklin Hamden Hancock Harpersfield Kortright Masonville Meredith Middletown Roxbury Sidney Stamford Tompkins Walton Dutchess County: Dutchess County Amenia Beekman Clinton Dover Fishkill Hyde Park La Grange Milan North East Pawling Pine Plains Pleasant Valley Poughkeepsie Rhinebeck Stanford Union Vale Washington Erie County: Erie County Alden Aurora Boston Black Rock Buffalo City (Buffalo) Brant Cheektowaga Clarence Colden Collins Concord Eden Evans Hamburg Lancaster Newstead Sardinia Tonawanda Essex County: Essex County Chesterfield Crown Point Elizabethtown Essex Jay Keene Lewis Minerva Moriah Newcomb Schroon Ticonderoga Westport Willsborough Wilmington Franklin County: Franklin County Bangor Belmont Brandon Chateaugua Constable Dickenson Duane Fort Covington Franklin Malone Moira Westville Fulton County: Fulton County Bleeker Broadalbin Ephrata Johnstown Mayfield Northampton Oppenheim Perth Stratford Genesee County: Genesee County Alabama Alexander Batavia Bethany Byron Darien Elba Le Roy Pavilion Pembroke Stafford Greene County: Greene County Athens Cairo Catskill Coxsackie Durham Greenville Hunter Lexington New Baltimore Prattsville Windham Hamilton County: Hamilton County Arietta Gilman Hope Lake Pleasant Long Lake Morehouse Wells Herkimer County: Herkimer County Columbia Danube Fairfield Frankfort German Flats Herkimer Litchfield Little Falls Manheim Newport Norway Ohio Russia Salisbury Schuyler Stark Warren Winfield Wilmurt Jefferson County: Jefferson County Adams Alexandria Antwerp Brownville Ellisburg Henderson Hounsfield Le Ray Lorraine Lyme Orleans Pamelia Philadelphiam Rodman Rutland Watertown Wilna Kings County: Kings County Brooklyn Bushwick Williamsburg Flatbush Flatlands Gravesend New Utrecht Lewis County: Lewis County Denmark Diana Greig Harrisburg Leyden Lowville Martinsburg Pinckney Turin Watson West Turin Livingston County: Livingston County Avon Caledonia Conesus Geneseo Groveland Leicester Lima Livonia Mount Morris Sparta Springwater York Long Island: Long Island Madison County: Madison County Brookfield Cazenovia DeRuyter Eaton Morrisville Fenner Georgetown Hamilton Lebanon Lenox Madison Nelson Stockbridge Smithfield Sullivan Chittenango Monroe County: Monroe County Brighton Chili Clarkson Gates Greece Henrietta Irondequoit Mendon Ogden Parma Penfield Perrinton Pittsford Riga Rochester Rush Sweden Webster Wheatland Montgomery County: Montgomery County Amsterdam Canajoharie Charleston Florida Glen Minden Mohawk Palatine Root St.
Johnsville New York County: New York County (New York City and its environs) Niagara County: Niagara County Cambria Hartland Lewiston Lockport Neetmok New Fane Niagara Pendleton Porter Royalton Somerset Wheatfield Wilson Oneida County: Annsville Augusta Boonville Bridgewater Camden Deerfield Florence Floyd Kirkland Lee Marshall New Hartford Paris Remsen Rome Sangerfield Steuben Trenton Utica City (Utica) Vernon Verona Western Westmoreland Whitestown Onondaga County: Onondaga County Camillus Cicero Clay De Witt Elbridge Farius Lafayette Lysander Manlius Marcellus Onondaga Otisco Pompey Salina Syracuse Skaneateles Ontario County: Canadice Canandaigua East Bloomfield Farmington Gorham HOpewell Manchester Naples Phelps Richmond Seneca South Bristol Victor West Bloomfield Orange County: Orange County Blooming Grove Cornwall West Point Crawford Deerpark Goshen Hamptonburg Minisink Monroe Montgomery Mount Hope New Windsor Wallkill Warwick Orleans County: Orleans County Barre Carlton Clarendon Gaines Kendall Murray Ridgeway Shelby Yates Oswego County: Oswego County Albion Amboy Boylston Constantia Granby Hannibal Hastings Mexico New Haven Orwell Oswego Palermo Parish Redfield Richland Sandy Creek Scrhoeppel Scriba Volney Williamstown Otsego County: Otsego County Burlington Cherry Valley Decatur Edmeston Exeter Hartwick Laurens Maryland Middlefield Milford New Lisbon Otego Otsego Cooperstown Pittsfield Plainfield Richfield Springfield Unadilla Westford Worcester Putnam County: Putnam County Carmel Kent Patterson Philipstown Putnam Valley Southeast Queens County: Queens County Flushing Hempstead Jamaica Newtown North Hempstead Oyster Bay Rensselaer County: Rensselaer County Berlin Brunswick Greenbush Hoosick Lansingburg Nassau Petersburg Pittstown Sandlake Schaghticoke Schodack Stephentown Troy City (Troy) Richmond County: Richmond County Staten Island Castleton Northfield Southfield Westfield Rockland County: Rockland County Clarkstown Haverstraw Stony Point Orangetown Ramapo St. Lawrence County Brasher Canton De Kalb De Peyster Edwards Fowler Gouverneur Hammond Hermon Hopkinton Lawrence Lisbon Louisville Madrid Matildaville Massena Morristown Norfolk Oswegatchie Ogdensburg Parishville Pierrepoint Pitcairn Potsdam Saratoga County: Saratoga County Ballston Charlton Clifton Park Corinth Day Edinburgh Galway Greenfield Hadley Half Moon Malta Milton Moreau Northumberland Providence Saratoga Schuylerville Saratoga Springs Stillwater Waterford Schenectady County: Schenectady County Duanesburg Glenville Neskayuna Princetown Rotterdam Schenectady City (Schenectady) Blenheim Broome Williams Cobelskill Conesville Fulton Jefferson Middleburg Schoharie Seward Sharon Summit Seneca County: Seneca County Covert Fayette Junius Lodi Ovid Romulus Seneca Falls Tyre Varick Waterloo Steuben County: Steuben County Addison Bath Bradford Campbell Canisteo Caton Dansville Erwin Greenwood Hornby Hornellsville Howard Jasper Lindley Orange Painted Post Prattsburg Pulteney Reading Troupsburg Tyrone Urbana Wayne Wheeler Woodhull Suffolk County: Suffolk County Setauket Corum Patchogue Easthampton Montauk Huntington Riverhead Shelter Island Smithtown Sagg Harbor Southampton Southold Greenport Sullivan County: Sullivan County Bethel Fallsburg Forestburg Liberty Lumberland Mamakating Neversink Rockland Owego Richford abcxs Spencer Tioga Tompkins County: Tompkins County Caroline Danby Dryden Enfield Groton Hector Ithaca Lansing Newfield Ulysses Ulster County: Ulster County Esopus Hurley Kingston Marbletown Marlborough New Paltz Olive Plattekill Rochester Saugerties Ulsterville Shandaken Shawangunk Wawarsing Woodstock Warren County: Warren County Athol Bolton Caldwell Chester Hague Horicon Johnsburg Luzerne Queensbury Warrensburg Washington County: Washington County Argyle Cambridge Dresden Easton Fort Ann Fort Edward Granville Union Village Greenwich Hampton Hartford Hebron Jackson Kingsbury Sandy Hill Putnam Salem White Creek Whitehall Wayne County: Wayne County Arcadia Butler Galen Huron Lyons Macedon Marion Ontario Palmyra Rose Sodus Walworth Williamson Wolcott Westchester County: Westchester County Bedford Cortland East Chester Greenburgh Tarrytown Harrison Lewisboro Mamaroneck Mount Pleasant Newcastle Northcastle North Salem Pelham Poundridge or Pound Ridge Scarsdale Westchester White Plains Yonkers Yorktown Wyoming County: Wyoming County Attica Bennington Castile China Covington Gainesville Java Middlebury Orangeville Perry Sheldon Warsaw Wethersfield Yates County: Barrington Benton Italy Jerusalem Middlesex Milo Potter Starkey. Engravings Include: View of Albany from the Greenbush Ferry Ancient Dutch Church, Albany State and City Halls, Albany East view of the Capitol at Albany Northeastern view of Rensselaerville View of the Public Buildings at Angelica Central Part of Nunda Valley Village Pass of the Genesee at Portage Falls Hornby Lodge at Portage Falls Western view of Binghamton Eastern part of Genesee Street, Auburn Auburn Theological Seminary State Prison at Auburn Prisoners at the State Prison at Auburn Cayuga Bridge Southern view of the Public Buildings at Ellicottville Western Entrance into Mayville Southern view of Jamestown Southern view of Fredonia Northeastern view of Dunkirk Harbor View in central part of Westfield Village Distant view of the village of Elmira Courthouse and other buildings in Norwich Central part of the village of Oxford View of Plattsburg Grave of Commodore Downie at Plattsburg South eastern view of Hudson City New York from Academy, or Prospect Hill Allen's Monument, Hudson Birthplace of President Van Buren, Kinderhook Shaker buildings in New Lebanon Public buildings in Cortlandville Public buildings in Homer Eastern view of Delhi Village Delaware Literary Institute, Franklin Dover Stone Church Factory buildings in Matteawan, Fishkill Old Dutch Stone Church, Fishkill Van Kleek House, Poughkeepsie Poughkeepsie Collegiate School Western view of Poughkeepsie, New York Methodist Church and Academy, Rhinebeck Distant view of Black Rock and vicinity North west view of Buffalo, New York Seneca Mission House, Buffalo Reservation House of Red Jacket, on the Buffalo Reservation Jewish monument at Tonewanda Adirondack Mountains Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga View of Malone Southern view of Johnstown Johnson Hall in Johnstown Western view of the central part of Batavia Doherty's description Office of the Holland Land Company Eastern view of Le Roy Village Northwestern view of Catskill Catskill Mountain House General Herkimer House, Danube Medical College and Academy at Fairfield View of Herkimer from the Erie Canal Southern view of the Village of Little Falls Southern view of Adams, Jefferson County Northern viewmof Sacketts Harbor, NY Northern view of Jefferson Barracks, Sacketts Harbor View in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York North western view of Brooklyn NY from near Peck Slip, New York City Northern view of the Navy Yard at Brooklyn Washington's Quarters at Gowanus, Brooklyn Western view of Williamsburg New York Southeastern view of Lowville Chimney Point Gulf, Martinsburg Genesco, from the residence of James Wadsworth Esq Western view of Mount Morris village, Livingston County Western view in Dansville, Livingston County South western view of Cazenovia Northeast view of the public buildings in Morrisville Northern view of Hamilton village, Madison County Southeastern view of Chittenango Central part of Buffalo Street, Rochester NY Genessee Falls at Rochester Collegiate building at Brockport Southern view of Sir Guy Johnson's house, Amsterdam Facsimile of the signatures of the Johnsons and of Colonel John Butler and his son Walter Eastern view of Canajoharie Ancient Blockhouse, Fort Plain East view of the Courthouse and Hotel in Fonda Ancient Church, Mohawk Butler's House, Mohawk Southwest view of New York from Bedlow's Island Stadt Huys, built 1642 - razed 1700 Nieuw Amsterdam in 1659 View of the City Hall, New York Southern view of the Halls of Justice, Centre Street, New York City View of the Penitentiary on Blackwell's Island, New York View of the Customhouse, Wall Street, New York Merchant'sExchange, Wall Street, New York View of the New York University New York Institution for the Deaf and Dumb Gothic (late Masonic) Hall, Broadway View of Tammany Hall and the adjoining buildings The Battery and Castle Garden View of the Astor House, Broadway Emmet's Monument, New York Lewiston Landing and Queenston Heights, U. Northeastern view of the locks at Lockport View of Niagara Falls from the American side View of Schlosser Landing, Niagara Distant view of Fort Niagara Distant view of Hamilton College, Kirkland Clinton Liberal Institute, Kirkland Southern view of Rome Grave of Baron Steuben, Steuben Genesee and Washington Streets, Utica New York Trenton Falls at Trenton Southwest view of Oneida Institute, Whitestown House of Judge White, Whitestown View in the central part of Manlius Council house of the Onondagas, Onondaga Southeastern view of Salina Village Western view in the central part of Syracuse View of a field of salt vats, Salina Internal view of a salt factory, Salina Southwestern view of Skaneateles Southwest view of the central part of Canandaigua South view of Canandaigua academy Northeastern view of Geneva Northern view of West Point Kosciusko's Monument, West Point Ancient view of West Point Western view of the public buildings at Goshen South view of Newburgh Washington's Head- quarters, Newburg Birthplace of De Witt Clinton, New Windsor View of the public buildings in Albion Southern view of Oswego West view of Fort Oswego View of Pulaski Southwest view of Cherry Valley Western view of Cooperstown View of the West Point Foundry at Cold Spring The Robinson House Bowne Mansion-house, Flushing, Long Island Northern view of Hempstead, Long Island Central part of Jamaica Village, Long Island Remains of the barracks at Greenbush, 1840 Northwestern view of Lansingburg Northwestern view of the Troy Female Seminary Northern view of Troy New York from Mount Olympus Sailor's Snug Harbor Northern view of Stony Point on the Hudson North view of the place where Andre was executed, Orangetown Western view of Canton View of Ogdensburg View of Windmill Point, Prescott U.
Western view of Potsdam View in Ballston Schuyler Mansion-house, Schuylerville View in the village of Saratoga Springs Western view of the battle-ground, Stillwater House in which General Frazer died, Stillwater Western view of Waterford Eastern view of Schenectady New York Union College Buildings, Schenectady Southeast view in the central part of Schoharie Ancient stone church in Schoharie View of the east side of Pulteney Square, Bath Early method of pounding corn View of Patchogue in Brookhaven Long Island View of Montauk Point, Long Island Western view of Huntington Village South view of the central part of Riverhead Northern view of Sagg Harbor, Long Island Southern view of Greenport in Southold Western entrance into Monticello West view of the courthouse and other buildings, Owego Eastern view of Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York Taghcanic or Goodwin's Falls, Ulysses Eastern view of Kingston The building in which the Constitution of New York was formed View of Caldwell on Lake George Distant view of the village of Glenn or Glen Falls Plan of Fort Edward The Jane M'crea Tree, Fort Edward Northwest view of the central part of Middle Granville Southeastern view of Union Village Southern view of the central part of Sandy Hill North view of Salem Village Northern view of Whitehall Eastern view in Main-street, Palmyra The Mormon Hill, Manchester Residence of the late Chief-Justice Jay, Bedford East view of Peekskill Van Tassel House, the residence of Washington Irving, Tarrytown North view of the place Andre was taken prisoner, Tarrytown Sing Sing Prison, Ossining South view in Perry Village South view of the Jemima Wilkinson House, Jerusalem Northeastern view of Penn Yan. Names and Topics Include: Adirondack Mountains Nieuw Amsterdam in 1659 Taking of Andre Andre's execution Ludicrous anecdotes Singular anecdotes William H. Allen epitaph City of Ararat Anecdote of Arnold the traitor Trial of Abram Antone Death of Lieutenant Colonel Barber Miss Rachel Baker, the sleeping preacher Epitaph of Azel D. Backus Murder of Robert Barber Ballad on the destruction of Schenectady Battery and Castle Garden Battle of Bennington Adventures of Timothy Beach Conflict with bear Sarah Bishop, the hermitess of Lewisboro Notice of Big Kettle Bowne Mansion House Horrible death of Lieutenant Boyd Attack on Black Rock Death of Sir James Brock Notice of Joseph Brant Conference with Brant Notice of Colonel Brown Scarcity of bread Description of British officers Wreck of Bristol Escape of Daniel Burgess Surrender of Burgoyne Burning of Buffalo Butler House, Mohawk Facsimile of Butlers Death of Walter Butler Captive boys of Rensselaerville Cahoes Falls Invasion of Canajoharie Burning of Caroline Epitaph of Dugald Cameron Carthage Bridge Catskill Mountain House Cayuga Bridge Skirmish at Chateaugay Chatauque gas springs First child born in Long Island Chimney Point Gulf Ancient church at Caughnawaga Ancient church at Albany Number of churches in New York Battle of Chippewa Cholera in New York Destruction of Cherry Valley Battle of Chemung City Hall, New York Notice of George Clinton Clinton Liberal Institute Notice of Cornplanter Cork Island, Oxford Effigy of Governor Colden Anecdote of Colonel Colbraith Notice of Colden Cadwallader Epitaph of Dr.John Cochran Attack on Cobelskill Early method of pounding corn Notice of Enoch Crosby Croton Aqueduct Customhouse Notice of General James Dana Execution of deserter Notice of James Dean Esq. Diploma for the Indians Epitaph of Rev. Bethuel Dodd Epitaph of Commodore Downie Dover stone church Defeat of J. Doxtader, the Tory Remarkable dream Ancient Dutch church Dutch church, Fishkill Dr. Dwight's description of Westchester County in the Revolution Epitaph of George C. Jonathan Edwards Erie Canal Celebration Epitaph of Thomas Addis Emmet Indian attack on Esopus Great fire in New York City, 1776 Great fire in New York City, 1835 Assault on Fort Erie Sortie of Fort Erie Block-house, Fort Plain Battle near Fort Ann Notice of George Fox Death of General Frazer Account of French colony French emigrants in Greene County Notice of Robert Fulton Notice of Lyon Gardner Notice of Freeborn Garretson Genesee Falls Glenns or Glen Falls Incursion into Glenville Death of Colonel Gray Epitaph of Gideon Granger Remarkable preservation of Captain Greig Gothic or Temperance Hall Adventures of William and John Harper Murder of Miss Sally Hamilton Hanford's Landing Notice of Captain Nathan Hale Halls of Justice Harlem Tunnel Notice of Alexander Hamilton Epitaph of Alexander Hamilton Hamilton College Epitaph of Hon, Joshua Hathaway Anecdote of Han Verry Notice of General Herkimer Burning of Herkimer Notice of King Hendrick Anecdote of Colonel Hendy Hornby Lodge Epitaph of Rev. Holland Land Company office Welsh epitaph on John Hughes Hurigate Indian forts at Philipsburg Indian antiquities, Oxford Interview with Indians in 1691 Residence of Washington Irving Notice of John Jay, L.
Jefferson barracks Mary Jemison, the "white woman" Johnson Hall Notice of Sir William Johnson Incursion of Sir William Johnson Residence of Sir Guy Johnson Professor Kalm visits Albany Kidd's Heights, Albany William Kidd the pirate Notice of Rev. Kirkland Notice of Rufus King Kingston destroyed Extract from Knickerbocker Notice of Kusciusko Battle of Lake George Langtrea Landing Epitaph of Captain J. Lawrence Notice of Ann Lee Notice of Rev.
Leverich Newburg Letter Notice of Robert R. Livingston Notice of Philip Livingston Notice of William Livingston Brockholst Livingston Livingston Manor First liberty-pole in Mohawk Valley Indian descent at Little Falls Notice of Mr.
Lindesay King Louis Philippe visits Elmira Battle of Long Island History of Long Island Indians of Long Island Battle of Lundy's Lane Epitaph of J. Milton Mann Murder of Miss Jane McCrea Epitaph of A. Murphy Navy Yard, Brooklyn Negro Plot Evacuation of New York New York in 1800 New York University New York Deaf and Dumb Asylum Extracts from ancient newspapers Account of Niagara Fort Niagara Falls Epitaph of Seth M. Norton Novel marriage Ancient Oak at Lyons Oak openings Dutch names of officers Attack on Ogdensburg Account of Onondaga Indians Battle of Oriskany Attack on Oswego Surrender of Fort Oswego Settlement of Palatinates History of Painted Post General Parson's correspondence with Governor Tryon Penitentiary on Blackwell's Island Epitaph of Captain S.
Perkins Incursion into Peekskill Burning of Phoenix Phelps' and Gorham's surveys Epitaph of Hon. Oliver Phelps Phillip's patent Large pine Death of General Z. Pixley Battle of Plattsburg Ancient remains at Pompey Prison at Auburn Revolutionary prison ships Battle of Prescott Rev. Proudfit epitaph Publications and periodicals in New York Putnam's battle with the Indians Invasion of Pulteneyville Battle of Queenstown Heights Notice of Red Jacket Conference with Red Jacket Riot of Rensselaer tenants Manor of Rensselaer Revolutionary incidents in New York Rivington press destroyed Robbery at Fishkill O'Reilly's sketches of Rochester Notice of J.
Rockwell The Robinson House Roger's Rock Royalists executed at Kingston Salt procured by Indians Adventures of Sampson Sammons Attack on Sackett's Harbor Battle at Sandy Creek Notice of Jedidiah Sanger Salina Salt Works Sailor's Snug Harbor Sabbath Day Point Indian barbarities at Sandy Hill Notice of Shenando Stratagem of Honyost Schuyler Notice of General Philip Schuyler Schuyler Mansion House Destruction of Schenectady Attack on middle fort at Schoharie Schoharie stone church Seneca oil spring Seneca mission house Senecas invaded by the French Sacrifice of Senecas Notice of Shakers Shakers at New Lebanon Capture of Major General Silliman Sing Sing Prison Major Skeene, royalist Notice of Richard Smith Joseph Smith, the Mormon Sleepy Hollow Spanish Hill, Chemung Death of Indian spy First standard taken in last war Notice of Governor Stuyvesant Notice of Lord Sterling Siege of Fort Stanwix Notice of Baron Steuben Battle at Stillwater First American steamboat, Fulton Tammany Hall, New York Expedition of Colonel Tallmadge Fort Ticonderoga Capture of Ticonderoga by Allen St. Clair's evacuation of Fort Ticonderoga Tornado in Allegany County First settlers at Tripe's Hill Trenton Falls Notice of Commodore Truxton Troy Female Seminary Correspondence with Tryon Tunnel at Portage Union College Union Race Course Epitaph of Abraham A. Van Buren Notice of S.Van Rensselaer Van Tassel Mansion Isaac Van Vart epitaph Ancient warrant Notice of James and William Wadsworth Capture of Fort Washington Washington inaugurated Washington's headquarters, Newburg Large walnut tree Rev. Elnathan Walker Burning of Wawarsing Curious wedding West Point Academy Price of wheat in 1804 Notice of Hugh White Hugh White epitaph Battle of White Plains Capture of Rev. Williams Notice of Colonel Marinus Willet Captain Williamson, first settler at Bath Jemima Wilkinson, the "Universal Friend" Capture of Fort William Henry Cowardice of Major Woolsey Amusing alarm of Sir James Yeo near Rochester Yellow fever in New York Military movements on York Island Attack on York U. Young and much, much more. Remember folks, this is an 1841 First Edition.
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