1849 The Documentary History of the State of New-York, Vol. I

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E. B. O'Callaghan, The Documentary History of the State of New-York, Arranged Under Direction of the Hon. Christopher Morgan, Secretary of State. Vol. I. Albany, Weed, Parsons & Co., 1849, First Printing [Howes O-16].

Rebound in green buckram with gilt spine title, 8vo (23 cm) [viii] 786 pp with index [2], 14 (one torn) fold-out maps and illustrations.

Early accounts of American Indians, French, explorations, charters, statistics, 1703 census of New York City, and names of inhabitants of select cities (including names of females, "Negroes" and Indians in Long Island in 1698).

Good (ex-lib)/no DJ: ex-library with minor markings including bookplate and pocket residue, small markings on title page, binder's note pasted to TOC, final map "Sauthier's Map of the Province of New York in 1779" torn out but for a corner, some closed edge tears, ink marking p. 494, heavy tanning pp 509-510.

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