Records of the Towns of North and South Hempstead, Long Island, N.Y. Volumes 1-7
(Americana - History - Long Island New York - North and South Hempstead)

Hempstead Long Island New York: Town Board of North Hempstead, 1896. F The first 7 (of 8) volumes of these records issued by the Towns of North & South Hempstead. The Preface notes that the records are "...a literal transcript of the old books, verbatimet literatim..." The transcription was undertaken by Benjamin D. Hicks, Esq. at the behest of the Towns, he also wrote the introduction. Records proper begin at 1654 and end in Vol. 7, recording a land dispute's resolution, in 1874. Each volume with its own useful indexes, for general topics, places in the town, Indian names, town meetings, land grant index, of clerks, constables, deeds by grantor or grantee, personal names and more. Volume 1 also provides facsimile tracings of the original signatures of many of the first settlers at Hempstead, at back. Printed in Jamaica, N.Y. by Long Island Farmer Print. Heavy, large group,approx. 18 lbs with the shipping. Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" size; bound in the original polished green cloth, gilt spine titles, patterned endpapers. Little edge, tips wear to the boards; one volume with old bookplate residue on the endpaper; generally all are very clean and in very good condition. A good primary source and historical and genealogical community reference for this Long Island area. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 26119)


Topic Notification

Site by Bibliopolis