Sag Harbor, New York: John H. Hunt, 1897. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Item #027531
(9) + 344 + (1) errata + 10 page Index of names; with a portrait frontispiece engraving of Hedges printed on heavy paper stock and another illustration in the text. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper, "To H. B. Alexander April 5th 1904 from H.P. Hedges." Text with information on the Indians of the town and the area; the wars with the Narragansetts and Pequots; Cockenoe on Long Island; topography, settlement, the Clinton Academy, witchcraft, the patent of 1686, Samuel Mulford, Capt. John Dayton, whaling, Amagansett & Wainscott, John Howard Payne, government, connections with Connecticut & New England, religious practices, the American Revolution and other aspects of town history. With useful genealogical material on residents, churches and localities. H.P. Hedges was a respected town historian, speaking and writing regularly and extensively on towns in Suffolk County, Long Island. Some annotation and genealogical notes in the text and laid-in. Approx. 6 1/2" x 9" size; bound in the original publishers' dark brown polished cloth; gilt spine titles. Some edge, tips wear to binding; tissue-guarded portrait of Hedges detached; the portraits printed on heavy paper stock and split away from the sewing. In good condition and a very good reference for this long-settled township on the East End of Long Island NY.