Records of the Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, N.Y. This Volume Contains the Entire Records from 1798 to March, 1856, Inclusive,m Copied from the Original Records, in Their Order, under the Direction of the supervisor and justices of the Peace
(Americna - New York State - Brookhaven Town)

Port Jefferson, L.I. Times Ste: Town of Brookhaven, 1888. F 551 pages, table of contents; including much of interest concerning the early settlement of Brookhaven town and surrounds: disputes, land transfers, bonds and sale of goods, oysters & oystering lands; Laurel Hill negro burial ground; islands in the Bay, fishing and fisheries, wildfowl, schools, highways, arbitration of boundary line between Brookhaven and Smithtown, Palace Brook, Quanch beach flats, railway; roads, slavers and slave holdings, South Bay, various interests; town and trustee meetings; the extensive table of contents (which acts as a paginated index) finishes with the "Note. The careful reader may, perhaps find many treasures in this volume not indicated in the foregoing Table, but probably the list will be found sufficiently comprehensive and minute for all practical purposes..."; more; laid-in is a circa 1930s carbon copy on tissue of a typed letter from Henry Ward Beer of New York, regarding Pasture Road and various historical boundaries and mapping information regarding it - seemingly with a view to sell the property adjacent to the road; original publishers' olive cloth binding, gilt spine titles; some edge, tips wear and rubbing to binding, short (1/8") closed tear to top spine cloth; short closed tear to endpaper; very good condition; interesting genealogy, local history information for this Long Island township. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 8470)


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