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Joseph Cutshall-King <[log in to unmask]>
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A LISTSERV list for discussions pertaining to New York State history." <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 14 Oct 2003 22:41:58 -0400
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For various histories on Colonial New York, the rare books and
manuscripts that have been scanned and made available by Cornell's
Making of America series are wonderful. It will take some time to browse
the wealth of it, but it's a vast treasure. My own research on early
Long Island has been so enriched by it. Here's the site:


The books are capable of being searched by words and phrases. It's just
beautifully done. For any who might say the Internet has no worth for
historians, this proves that they are so, so wrong. Enjoy.

Joe Cutshall-King

Nancy Hyden Woodward wrote:

>About how many towns and/or separate communities existed in the province of
>New York in 1674?  Long Island had about six English on the eastern half and
>six Dutch towns west of them. Am unclear about what existed between New York
>City and Albany.
>Nancy Hyden Woodward

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