The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut. Frederic Gregory Mather.
The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut
The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut
The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut
The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut
The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut
The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut
The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut
The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut

The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut

Baltimore, Md: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1972. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good. Item #027517

1204 pages; black and white illustrated along with facsimiles of historic signatures, also with portraits of Long Island NY notables and maps. Part I is divided into 4 'divisions': 1. Gives background history of the American Revolution and especially as it was fought in the New York area, with other areas also discussed. 2. Concerns the Military and Civil Service of the time; organization & pay, equipment, arms, stores, oaths & paroles, prisoners, civil government. 3. Effects of the battle of Long Island & the Refugees. 4. On the local conduct of the war, including whale-boat warfare, illicit trade, predatory excursions, raids, Westchester County and Connecticut. Part II is biographical and also divided into sections: 1. Captains and masters of ships. 2. (largest section) Refugees from Long Island to Connecticut and from Canada and Nova Scotia 3. Refugees from New York City. Part III Is a Documentary section, with approx. 400 pages of appendix material: extracts from the Journals of the NY Provincial Congresses, from the census of 1776 as it relates to the refugees, items regarding the delegates from Kings, Queens, Suffolk counties to the Provincial Congresses 1775 - 1777, material concerning the province and State of NY to the Continental Congress 1775 - 1782; various auditor accounts regarding claims of refugees against the State of NY; transactions of the governor, the council of safety of Connecticut; military service records, signers of the various articles of association and finally with a very useful General Index. 'The Refugees…' is one of the essential references to Long Island history, full of information regarding individuals and families involved in the Revolutionary War and earlier, with lengthy genealogical, family information and backgrounds. This is the 1972 hardcover reprint of the 1913 original publication. Approx. 6" x 8 3/4" size; bound in sturdy polished blue buckram cloth, gilt spine titles. Light wear; in very good condition.

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