Memoir read before the Historical Society of the State of New-York, 31st December, 1816

BENSON, Egbert

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: T. & W. Mercein
Date Published: 1817

Description: 72pp. 8vo, modern gray cloth, some pages with contemporary annotations to text, light browning to text. New York: T. & W. Mercein, 1817. First Edition. Very good

Comments: Memoir on place names in New York City with an emphasis on Dutch names when it was in New Netherlands. Author was New York's first Attorney General, chief justice of the New York Supreme Court, a member of the Continental Congress, and later a Representative in the first four years of the United States Congress. Benson also was a founder and the first president of the New-York Historical Society. Shaw and Shoemaker 40183

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 232050

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