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European plantation in America." — Author's Preface.

Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New
York, procured in Holland, England, and France by John
Romeyn Brodhead. Edited by E. B. O'Callaghan, 1856, 11
vols.

History of the City of New York, by David T. Valentine, 1853.

Illustrates the different paths pursued in extending the

habitations of the town, and notes " the circumstances which

operated to establish the lines of the early thoroughfares and



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the laying out of the plan of that part of the city originally
settled." Includes names and many biographical facts of
the earliest inhabitants.

New York City during the American Revolution, being a Collec-
tion of Original Papers from the Manuscripts in the Possession
of the Mercantile Library Association of New York City, 1861.

The Earliest Churches of New York and its Vicinity, by Gabriel
P. Disosway, 1865.

History of the City of New York, by Mary L. Booth, 1867, 2
vols.

" Especial care has been taken to collect the incidents of
the Revolution, in wnich the city bore so prominent a part.
... In this the writer begs leave to acknowledge the kind-
ness of several distinguished citizens, lineal descendants of
our oldest families, who have furnished valuable documents
and information." — Author's Preface.

Civil List and Forms of Government of the Colony and State
of New York, by S. C. Hutchins, 1868.

Battle of Long Island, by Thomas W. Field (Long Island His-
torical Society Memoirs, vol. ii), 1869.

History of New York City, by William L. Stone, 1872.

The author had special advantages in having access to
unpublished manuscripts of his father consisting of conversa-
tions with such prominent men as Aaron Burr, Chancellor
Livingston, John Jay, Robert Morris, Nicholas Bayard, and
others. The book also contains several contributions of spe-
cial value: The Narration of the Grand Erie Canal Celebra-
tion; An Account of the Federal Procession in Honor of the
Adoption of the Federal Constitution in 1788; and Washing-
ton's Reception and Inaugural Ball in 1789, all by the
author's father; and Reminiscences of New York City, by
Gulian C. Verplanck. In 1872 these publications had already
become very rare.

History of the City of New York, by Mrs. Martha J. Lamb, 1877,
2 vols. (See History of the City of New York, by Mrs.
Burton Harrison.)

A comprehensive work, full of interesting details and
much genealogical information.

The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn, by
Henry P. Johnston (Long Island Historical Society Memoirs,
vol. iii), 1878.
Harlem, Its Origin and Early Annals, prefaced by Home Scenes
in the Fatherlands, by James Riker, 1881.



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History of New York City, embracing an Outline Sketch of
Events from 1609 to 1830 and a v Full Account of its Devel-
opment from 1830 to 1884, by Benson J. Lossing, 1884, 2 vols.
" A brief history of the city from the date of its foundation
until 1830, when the impetus which produced its most mar-
velous development began to be powerfully felt. This work
is essentially a social history." — Author's Preface.

Colonial New York; Philip Schuyler and his Family, by George
W. Schuyler, 1885, 2 vols.

A family history containing much general information.

New York; the Planting and Growth of the Empire State, by
Ellis H. Roberts (American Commonwealth Series), 1887-'89,
2 vols.

New York in the Revolution (New York State Archives, vol. i),
by Berthold Fernow, 1887. (Contains list of officers of the
New York line, the navy, etc.)

The Empire State, a Compendious History of the Commonwealth
of New York, by Benson J. Lossing, 1888.

The Story of New York (Story of the States Series), by Elbridge
S. Brooks, 1888.

New York City and Vicinity during the War of 1812-'15, by
R. S. Guernsey, 1889 and 1895, 2 vols.

Old New York, a Journal relating to the History and Antiqui-
ties of New York City, edited by W. W. Pasko, 1890- , 91,
2 vols.

New York in the War of the Rebellion, compiled by Frederick
Phisterer, 1890.

The Memorial History of the City of New York, edited by James
Grant Wilson, 1892, 4 vols.

" A single, complete, and exhaustive work."

Greater New York: Writings and Addresses by Andrew H.
Green, 1893.

The Story of the City of New York (Great Cities of the Republic
Series), by Charles Burr Todd, 1895.

New York (Historic Towns Series), by Theodore Roosevelt, 1895.
A sketch of the workings of the town's social, commercial,
and political life, at successive periods, and of the causes
that changed a little Dutch hamlet into a huge American
city. Also, an outline of the steps by which the city obtained
a free political life, giving prominence to the remarkable
and ever-varying conditions caused by the many race ele-
ments that have repeatedly changed the character of the
population.
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History of the City of New York, by Mrs. Burton Harrison
(forming an additional chapter to Mrs. Martha J. Lamb's His-
tory of the City of New York), 1896.

The Records of New Amsterdam from 1653 to 1674, edited by
Berthold Fernow, 1897, 7 vols.

The American Metropolis from Knickerbocker Days to the
Present Time, by Frank Moss, 1697, 3 vols.

" A reminiscent, observant, reflective journey on his-
torical lines."

The Battle of Harlem Heights, September 16, 1776, by Henry
P. Johnston, 1897.

This work brings together in convenient form for local -
reference all the authorities, shows that the battle was fought
from the west and not the east of Morningside Heights, and
introduces new details.

New York in the Revolution as Colony and State, by James A.
Roberts, Comptroller, 1898.

Contains a list of 43,645 men who enlisted from New York
State and served in the Revolutionary War.

Historic New York (Half Moon papers), edited by Maud Wilder
Goodwin, Alice Carrington Royce, and Ruth Putnam, 1898,
2 vols.

Greater New York, Its Government, Financial Institutions,
Transportation Facilities and Chronology. Maps. The Even-
ing Post Publishing Company, 1898.

Historic Towns of the Middle States, edited by Lyman P. Powell
(New York City by Joseph B. Gilder), 1899.

A Brief History of the City of New York, by Charles B. Todd,
1899.

The Dutch and Quaker Colonies of America, by John Fiske,
1899, 2 vols.

Historical Index to the Manuals of the Corporation of the City
of New York (Valentine's Manuals), 1841 to 1870, 2,325 ref-
erences, 1900.

The New Metropolis. Memorable Events of Three Centuries
(1600-1900). From the Island of Mana-ha-ta to Greater New
York at the Close of the Nineteenth Century. D. Appleton
and Company, 1 vol., and portfolios.

History of New York State, by William Reed Prentice, 1900.



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DESCRIPTIVE AND REMINISCENT WORKS

Anthology of New Netherland, or Translations from the Early
Dutch Poets of New York, by Henry C. Murphy, 1865.

A Brief Description of New York, formerly called New Nether-
lands, by Daniel Denton.

Written in 1670, this was the first printed description in
English of the country now forming New York and New
Jersey. Reprinted in Gowan's Bibliotheca Americana, vol. i.

Journal of a Voyage to New York and a Tour in Several of the
American Colonies in 1679-80, by Jasper Dankers and Peter
Sluyter, translated by Henry C. Murphy (Long Island His-
torical Society Memoirs), 1867.

A Description of the Province and City of New York, with Plans
of the City and Several Forts as they existed in the Year 1695,
by the Rev. John Miller, 1843.

Private Journal kept by Madam Knight of a Journey from
Boston to New York in the Year 1704, 1825.

Memoirs of an American Lady, with Sketches of Manners and
Scenes in America as they existed Previous to the Revolution,
by Mrs. Anne Grant, first published in 1808; republished in
1876.

Poems relating to the American Revolution, by Philip Freneau
(written at the time), 1865.

Prison Ship Martyr; Captain Jabez Fitch's Diary. A Narrative
of the Treatment with which the American Prisoners were
used who were taken by the British and Hessian Troops on
Long Island, York Island, etc., 1776.

Forty Years' Residence in America, Fifty Years' Reminiscences
of New York (including Tales of the Sugar-House Prison in
Liberty Street, the Yellow Fever from 1798 to 1822, and
Anecdotes of the Revolution), and Laurie Todd, by Grant
Thorburn, 1834, 1845, and 1852, 3 vols.

The Pictorial Field Book of the Revolution, by Benson J. Lossing,
1855, 2 vols.

The City of New York in the Year of Washington's Inauguration,
1789, by Thomas E. V. Smith, 1889.

The First American; his Homes and his Households, by Leila
Herbert, 1900 (chapter ii, In New York).

Old New York, or Reminiscences of the Past Sixty Years, a Dis-
course delivered before the New York Historical Society,
November 17, 1857, by John W. Francis, 1866.



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The Pictorial Field Book of the War of 1812, by Benson J.

Lossing, 1869.
Reminiscences of an Octogenarian of the City of New York

(1816-'60), by Charles H. Haswell, 1896.
The Picture of New York and Stranger's Guide to the Com-
mercial Metropolis, by Andrew T. Goodrich, 1828.
The Diary of Philip Hone, 1828-'51, edited by Bayard Tucker-
man, 1889, 2 vols.
Historic Tales of Olden Time concerning the Early Settlement

and Advancement of New York City and State, by John F.

Watson, 1832.
The Old Merchants of New York City, by J. L. Scoville, 1862,

5 vols.
The Market Book, a History of the Public Markets in the City

of New York from its First Settlement to the Present Time,

by Thomas F. Devoe, 1862.
Old New York from the Battery to Bloomingdale, etchings by

Eliza Greatorex, text by M. Despard, 1875.
Last Days of Knickerbocker Life in New York, by Abram C.

Dayton, 1882.
A Tour Around New York, by Felix Oldboy (John Flavel Mines),

1893.
In Old New York, by Thomas A. Janvier, 1894.
Colonial Days in Old New York, by Alice Morse Earle, 1896.
Some Colonial Homesteads and their Stories, by Marion Harland

(Jumel Mansion, p. 276), 1897.
Home Life in Colonial Days, by Alice Morse Earle, 1898.
The Goede Vrow of Mana-ha-ta, 1609-1760, by Mrs. John King

Van Rensselaer, 1898.
Nooks and Corners of New York, by Charles Hemstreet, 1899.
Stage Coach and Tavern Days, by Alice Morse Earle, 1900.
Early New York Houses, with Historical Genealogical Notes,

by W. S. Pelletreau, 1900.



BIOGRAPHIES

John Jacob Astor, by Freeman Hunt (Lives of American Mer-
chants), 1858; by James Parton (Famous Americans of Re-
cent Times), 1867.

John James Audubon, by Samuel Smiles, 1860; by his Widow,
1869.



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James Gordon Bennett, by James Parton (Famous Americans of

Recent Times), 1867.
William Cullen Bryant, by A. J. Symington, 1880; by Parke

Godwin, 1883, 2 vols.; by John Bigelow (American Men of

Letters Series), 1890. Also Bryant and his Friends, by James

Grant Wilson, 1886.
Aaron Burr, by Samuel L. Knapp, 1835; by James Parton, 1858;

by H. C. Mervin (Beacon Biographies), 1899.
De Witt Clinton, by J. Renwick, 1840; by William W. Camp-
bell, 1849.
Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York,

1777-95, 1801-'04. With an Introduction by Hugh Hastings,

State Historian. Published by the State of New York, 1899,

3 vols. Also article by W. L. Stone (Magazine of American

History, vol. iii, 329).
James Fenimore Cooper, by Thomas P. Lounsbury (American

Men of Letters Series), 1884; by Susan Fenimore Cooper

(Atlantic Monthly, vol. lix, 199; vol. lx, 474); by W. B. S.

Clymer (Beacon Biographies), 1900.
Peter Cooper, by Lloyd Bryce (North American Review, vol.

clii, 410).
Dongan, the Great Colonial Governor, by P. F. Dealy (Magazine

of American History, vol. viii, 106).
Robert Fulton, by James Renwick ( Sparks' s Biographies), 1838;

by Thomas W. Knox, 1886; by Robert H. Thurston (Makers

of America Series), 1891.
Horace Greeley, by James Parton, 1869; by L. V. Reavis, 1872;

by L. D. Ingersoll, 1874; by Francis Nicoll Zabriskie, 1890.
Nathan Hale, by I. W. Stuart, 1856. The Two Spies (Hale and

Andre), by Benson J. Lossing, 1866.
Alexander Hamilton, by his son, John C. Hamilton, 1834, 2 vols. ;

by John T. Morse, Jr., 1876, 2 vols.; by George Shea, 1879;

by Henry Cabot Lodge (American Statesmen Series), 1882; by

William Graham Sumner (Makers of America Series), 1890.
Henry Hudson, by Henry R. Cleveland (Sparks's Biographies),

1838; by John Meredith Read, Jr., 1866.
Washington Irving, by his nephew, Pierre M. Irving, 1863, 4

vols.; by Charles Dudley Warner (American Men of Letters

Series), 1884. (See also Bryant and his Friends, by James

Grant Wilson, 1886.)
John Jay, by his son, William Jay, 1833, 2 vols.; by William

Whitelock, 1887; by George Pellew (American Statesmen

Series), 1890.



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John Lamb, by Isaac Q. Leake, 1850.

Jacob Leisler, by Charles F. Hoffman (Sparks's Biographies, sec-
ond series) , 1844.

Richard Montgomery, by John Armstrong (Sparks's Biog-
raphies), 1834; by Major-General George W. Cullum (Maga-
zine of American History, vol. ii, 273).

Gouverneur Morris, by Jared Sparks, 1832, 3 vols. ; by Theodore
Roosevelt (American Statesmen Series), 1888.

Samuel F. B. Morse, by Samuel I. Prime, 1875.

William Smith, the Historian, by Maturin L. Delafield (Magazine
of American History, vol. vi, 418).

Peter Stuyvesant, by John S. C. Abbott, 1873; by Bayard Tuck-
erman (Makers of America Series), 1893.

Public Papers of Daniel D. Tompkins, Governor of New York,
1807-17, with an Introduction by Hugh Hastings, State His-
torian. Published by the State of New York, 1898.

Cornelius Vanderbilt, by James Parton (Famous Americans
of Recent Times), 1867.

George Washington, by John Marshall (compiled under the in-
spection of Bushrod Washington from original papers be-
queathed to the latter by his deceased relative), 1832, 2 vols.;
by Washington Irving, 1855, 5 vols. ; by Paul Leicester Ford,
1896; by Worthington Chauncey Ford, 1900, 2 vols.

Marinus Willett, a Narrative of the Military Actions of, by his
son, William M. Willett, 1831.

Thomas Willett, First Mayor of New York, by Dr. Charles W.
Parsons (Magazine of American History, vol. xvii, 233).

Appletons' Cyclopaedia of American Biography, edited by James
Grant Wilson and John Fiske, 1887, 6 vols.

Encyclopaedia of Contemporary Biography of New York, 1878,
6 vols.

The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, 1898-'99,
9 vols.



The following references, arranged in chronological order,
dealing with the city's condition at different periods of its devel-
opment, may also prove useful:

New York in 1664, Harper's Magazine, ix, 452 ; xxv, 308.
New York in 1664- , 68, Valentine's Manual, 1863, 623.
New York in 1700, Valentine's Manual, 1854, 555.
New York in 1737, Valentine's Manual, 1870, 900.



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New York in 1748, Valentine's Manual, 1858, 526; 1869, 837.

New York in 1750, Valentine's Manual, 1858, 527.

New York in 1753, Valentine's Manual, 1869, 755.

New York in 1756, Pasko's Old New York, ii, 36.

New York in 1757, Pasko's Old New York, ii, 166.

New York in 1770, Historical Magazine, v, 244; xxi, 31.

New .York in 1772, Magazine of American History, ii, 748; xxiii,

412.
New York in 1776, Valentine's Manual, 1862, 652; Historical

Magazine, xiv, 305.
New York in 1777-83, Valentine's Manual, 1863, 634.
New York in 1783-89, Magazine of American History, xxix, 305.
New York in 1786, Historical Magazine, xii, 279.
New York in 1788, Historical Magazine, xv, 183.
New York during the Inauguration of Washington, Century

Magazine, xv, 850; Harper's Magazine, lxxviii, 671.
New York in 1805, Pasko's Old New York, i, 157.
New York in 1806, Valentine's Manual, 1868, 828.
New York in 1806-7, Valentine's Manual, 1857, 417; 1858, 606.
New York in 1807, Valentine's Manual, 1859, 564.
New York in 1807-8, Valentine's Manual, 1870, 847.
New York in 1808-'21, Valentine's Manual, 1864, 847.
New York in 1809, Magazine of American History, iii, 689.
New, York in 1857, Valentine's Manual, 1857, 415, 440.



FICTION

A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to

the End of the Dutch Dynasty. By Diedrich Knickerbocker

(Washington Irving), 1809.
First of the Knickerbockers, a Tale of 1673. Introduces Peter

Stuyvesant and Governor Lovelace. By P. H. Myer, 1848.
Anneke, a Story of New Amsterdam, by Elizabeth W. Champney.
Patroon Van Volkenberg, a Tale of Old Manhattan in the Year

1686. By Henry Thew Stephen, 1900.
In Leisler's Times, an Historical Story of Knickerbocker New

York (1690). By E. S. Brooks, 1886.
The Begum's Daughter. Leisler's time. Introduces Leisler,

Bayard, Philipse, and Van Courtlandt. By Edwin Lassetter

Bynner, 1890.
Old New York, or Democracy in 1689, a Tragedy in Five Acts.



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Introduces Leisler, Milburn, Slaughter, Schuyler, Livingston,
and other prominent men of the day. By Mrs. E. Oakes
Smith, 1853.

Beyond the City Gates. Time, 1700. Introduces Lord Bello-
mont, and deals with the buccaneer period. By Augusta
Campbell Watson, 1897.

The Water Witch, a story of the methods employed to smug-
gle goods into New York in Cornbury's time (1702-'08),
showing the latter's corrupt methods. By J. Fenimore
Cooper, 1874.

Free to Serve. Life and Fashions of Old New York. Introduc-
ing Governor Cornbury (1702-'08), who had a curious habit
of dressing in women's clothes. By E. Rayner, 1897.

In Old New York. Time of Governor Cosby (1732-'36) and
Zenger. By Wilson Barrett and Elwyn Barron, 1900.

The Dutchman's Fireside. Time of the French and Indian War.
By James K. Paulding, 1868.

A Soldier of Manhattan. Time of the French and Indian War.
Introduces the Earl of Loudon, General Abercrombie, and
General Wolfe. Depicts New York fashions. By Joseph A.
Altsheler, 1897.

Satanstoe, a picture of social customs and a description of
prominent places of New York in the year 1750. By J.
Fenimore Cooper.

Chainbearer. This work is in a certain sense a sequel to Satans-
toe. It deals with the Antirent Agitation. By J. Fenimore
Cooper, 1859.

A Bow of Orange Ribbon. New York during the Stamp Act
Troubles, introducing patriot Marinus Willett. By Amelia
E. Barr, 1886.

Philip Winwood, a Sketch of the Domestic History of an Amer-
ican Captain in the War of Independence, Embracing Events
that occurred between and during the Years 1763 and 1786
in New York and London. By Robert Neilson Stephens, 1900.

For King or Country, a Story of the American Revolution.
Scene, New York in 1775. Describes the Sugarhouse Prison
and introduces Washington and Howe. By James Barnes,
1896.

Three Colonial Boys, a Story of the Times of 1776. By Everett
T. Tomlinson, 1895.

In the Hands of the Redcoats, a Story of the Jersey Prison-
ship, by Everett T. Tomlinson, 1900.

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the debatable or neutral ground that lay between the Brit-
ish, who held New York, and the Americans in the High-
lands, and was harried by friend and foe alike. By Wash-
ington Irving, 1865.

The Spy, a story of the neutral territory. Time, 1780. By J.
Fenimore Cooper.

The Fortune of War. A graphic picture of New York during
the Revolution, describing persons and events connected
with the period when the city was in the possession of the
British. By Elizabeth N. Barrow, 1900.

A Colonial Free Lance. Time, 1778. Introduces Sir Henry
Clinton. By Chauncey C. Hotchkiss, 1897.

The Continental Dragoon, a Romance of the Philipse Manor
House in 1778, describing experiences in the Neutral Terri-
tory. By Robert Neilson Stephens, 1898.

The Maid of Maiden Lane, a Sequel to the Bow of Orange Rib-
bon. Time, directly after the Revolution. Introduces Wash-
ington and Lady Washington. By Amelia E. Barr, 1900.

Trinity Bells. Time, 1798. A Story of Algerian Piracy and
Ransom. By Amelia E. Barr, 1899.

Story of a New York House. Time, 1807. Reference to the
building of the presenF"Ctty~Hall. By H. C. Bunner, 1887.

A Romance of Old New Yorkr^Entroduces Aaron Burr. By
Edgar Fawcett, 1897.

A Little Colonial Dame. By Mrs. A. C. Sage.

A Little Girl in Old New York. Time, 1843. By Amanda
Douglas, 1896.

The Battle of New York. Draft Riots of 1863. By W. O.
Stoddard, 1892.

An Original Belle. Draft Riots of 1863. By E. P. Roe, 1885.

A New York Family. Tweed ring exposure. By Edgar Faw-
cett, 1891.

The Honorable Peter Stirling. Modern political life. By Paul
Leicester Ford, 1897.



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INDEX



Abingdon Square, 213.
Andros, Sir Edmund, 48.
Apthorpe House, 113.
Astor, John Jacob, 169.
Audubon, John J., 129.

Battery Park, 13 ; Battery, 57.
Beekman House, 113.
Bellomont, Lord, 60, 62.
Bennett, James Gordon, 193.
Blockhouses, 178, 180, 183.
Board of Education, new hall of,

175.
Boston, punishment of, 92.
Bowling Green, 1, 13; view of, in

1830, 234.
Bradford, William, 56 ; tablets, 76,

77 ; tombstone, 229.
Broad Street, view of, 20.
Broadway, 8 ; view of, 1831, 188.
Brooklyn Bridge, 206.
Burr, Aaron, 111, 158, 160.

Cable, laying of, 197.

Cabot, 11.

Canada, capture of, 70.

Canal-boat village, 74, 185.

Canal, Erie, 182.

Castle Garden, 235.

Central Park, laying out of, 197.

Chamber of Commerce, 246.

Chelsea Square, 211.



Christmas, 40.

Churches, early, 56, 101.

Cincinnati, Society of the, 168.

City Hall, first, 16, 17 ; second, 58 ;
present, 175, 253, 254.

Clinton, De Witt, 172 ; statue of,
233.

Collect Pond, 36, 164, 219.

Columbia University, tablet, 120;
view of library, 122 ; inscription,
123.

Columbus Column, 250.

Common, 82, 88, 89, 258.

Constitutional Convention, 146.

Constitution, centennial anniver-
sary of the adoption of, 246.

Continental Congress, 103.

Cooper, Peter, 172, 197, 198.

Cooper Union, view of, 171.

Cornbury, 69.

Cosby, William, 67.

Croton Aqueduct, 190.

Crystal Palace, 196.

Cunningham, 118, 135, 136.

Dana, Charles A., 194, 195.

Daughters of the American Revo-
lution, 88.

Declaration of Independence, tab-
let; 97,98,104.

Defenses, 1776, 104, 105 ; 1812, 176.

Defenses, McGowan's Pass, 118.
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De Peyster, Abraham, statue of, 78.

Discovery of America, four hun-
dredth anniversary of, 247.

Dongan charter, 48.

Dongan, Thomas, 48.

Dutch: amusements, holidays, 40,
41 ; characteristics of, 5 ; flag, 12 ;
wayB, 20.

East India Company, 4.

East River, 10.

English governors, character of, 69.

English right to take New Amster-
dam, 42.

Epidemics, 186.

Ericsson, Captain, 239.

Erie Canal, 182.

Evacuation by the British, 140 ; cen-
tennial anniversary, 244.

Exchange Court, statues: Hudson,
Stuyvesant, 21 ; Wolfe, Clinton,



Federalists, 146.

Field, Cyrus W., 197.

Fire Department, 205, 207.

Fires: 1776, 117; 1778, 117; 1885,
189 ; tablet, 190.

Fletcher, Benjamin, 52.

Flour bolting, 47.

Forts: Amsterdam, 11, 12, 79;
George, 70, 141; Clinton, 177-
179, 181 ; Fish, 177, 179 ; Laight,
182; Tryon, 185; Washington,
133, 134.

Fraunces's Tavern, 148, 144 ; view
of, 240 ; tablet, 241.

French and Indian War, 69.

Freneau, Philip, 137.

Fulton, Robert, 168.

Gas, introduction of, 187.
George III, 71, 89-91, 98, 99, 102.



Golden Hill, battle of, 85 ; tablet,

87.
Gomez, Stephen, 4.
Gramercy Park, 217 ; tablet, 218.
Grant's Tomb, 201.
Greater New York, 208, 209.
Greeley, Horace, 192, 252.
Green, Andrew H., 208.
Greenwich village, 6, 187, 213.

Hale, Nathan, 117 : statue of, 119.

Hall of Records, 89, 252.

Hamilton, Alexander, 89, 96, 107,
111, 146, 1G0-162, 227.

Hamilton, Andrew, 68.

Hamilton Grange, 124; view of,
126 ; trees, 127.

Harlem, 44.

Harlem Heights, battle of, 114;
view of battle ground, 116 ; tab-
let, 120.

Hearts of Oak, 95.

Herald, the New York, 198.

Holland Society, 9.

Howe, General, 104.


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