Sketches from Local History
Halsey, William Donaldson

Southampton New York: Yankee Peddler Book Company, 1966. 189 pages + section of useful double-page maps at back; black and white illustrated throughout. With chapter contents including information on early history of Southampton Township, mills and millers, school houses & school teachers in Sagaponack & other areas. Also information on the graveyards, churches, homes, Bridgehampton history, the American Civil War, the John Hurlburt flag, wrecks and stranded vessels; material on whaling, the libraries in Bridgehampton, lawsuits in the area, old diaries, Suffolk county voting, Noyack, witchcraft, North Sea, John Edwards, Sag Harbor, Howell Cook, women on the East end, medical practitioners and more. This is the reissue by local historian Robert Keene & his Yankee Peddler Book Co. of the original 1935 edition. Title page with the collector Allen Walcott's blind-stamp seal at lower corner. Approx. 8 " x 11 " size. Bound in dark red cloth, gilt cover & spine titles; light wear to cloth, a little faint spotting. In very good condition and a good reference to Long Island's east end, concentrating on Southampton. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 25013)


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