Southold's Claim to Priority. Charles E. Craven, D. D.
Southold's Claim to Priority
Southold's Claim to Priority
Southold's Claim to Priority
Southold's Claim to Priority
Southold's Claim to Priority
Southold's Claim to Priority

Southold's Claim to Priority

Southold, Long Island New York: L.I. Traveler Print, 1933. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Item #027323

26 pages; limited edition number 54 of 500 printed. Illustrated in black and white with images of the First Church and Founders' Monument, Southold, Long Island; The Creek at South Harbor and the Bridle Path near Great Pond. Two prefatory quotes regarding the primacy of settlement from Dr. James McCosh and Dr. Francis L. Patton; the arguments of the author follow, with his speculation and evidence for the probability of Southold's settlement priority over the claim of Southampton: "...Believing that the balance of probability tips in Southold's favor, I present the reasons for my belief..." Material presented by the Rev. Charles E. Craven (1860 - 1944) Long Island historical author and Presbyterian minister in the Town for many years. Approx. 4 7/8" x 6 5/8" size; original printed buff-gray stapled polished paper wraps. Back cover detached; front cover corner-chipped, paper darkened. Contents clean and in very good condition.

Price: $45.00

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