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description of the city of New York ...

to which is prefixed, a brief account of its first settlement by the Dutch, in the year 1629; and of the most remarkable events which have occurred in its history, from that to the present period.

by Hardie, James

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Published by S. Marks in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • New York (N.Y.) -- History,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy James Hardie, A.M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF128.3 .H26
      The Physical Object
      Pagination360 p.
      Number of Pages360
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6906382M
      LC Control Number01014363
      OCLC/WorldCa715878


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