A History of Long Island, from Its First Settlement By Europeans, to the Year 1845, with Special Reference to Its Ecclesiastical Concerns. In Two Parts. I. Its Physical Features and Civil Affairs. II. Annals of the Several Towns...Ecclesiastical Matters
Prime, Nathaniel S.

New York: Robert Carter, 1845. F xii + 420 pages; small folding map frontispiece; being one of the earliest histories of Long Island; Howes P-608; Nathaniel Prime (1785-1856) Presbyterian clergyman, born in Huntington, Long Island NY and died in Mamaroneck NY, officiated as minister at Sag Harbor for years at Freshpond and Smithtown, established a female seminary in Newburg, was in charge of the Mount-Pleasant Academy at Sing-Sing, subsequently preaching and teaching on an adhoc basis. (DAB); previous owner name of Mrs. Elizabeth Conklin Bridgeport Ct. on front endpaper; original binding, spine cover gone, much wear and rubbing, scuffing to the boards, detached; wear to binding; some foxing to title and map; leather dry and flaking; in worn and good condition and a good early Long Island history. Good Hardcover (Item ID: 24271)


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