Indian Paths in the Great Metropolis, Part 1 (Google eBook)

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Museum of the American Indian, Heye foundation, 1922 - Indians of North America - 280 pages
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Page 139 - Lotts ; seems pretty sure the words were as then in fence ; heard no Discourse of any Claim of Neighbours Land out offence.
Page 214 - Chronological relations of coastal Algonquian culture. Nineteenth International Congress of Americanists, Proceedings, pp. 52-58. Washington. 1919. Exploration of aboriginal sites at Throgs Neck and Clasons Point, New York City. Contributions from Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, Vol. V, No. 4. New York. Smith, Carlyle S. 1950. The archaeology of coastal New York. Anthropological Papers of Amer. Mus. of Natural History, Vol. 43, Part 2. New York. Suhm, Dee Ann, Krieger, Alex D. & Jelks,...
Page 133 - ... shires and counties, passed Nov. 1, 1683, it is mentioned by the name of Breucklyn. It is also called Broucklyn in the act to divide the province into shires and counties, passed, Oct. 1, 1691. The present name Brooklyn, does not appear to have been generally adopted until after the Revolutionary war. Heads of Indian arrows, beds of oyster and clam shells denoting the former residence of the aborigines, are frequently found in different parts of this town.
Page 159 - Equendito, &c., with all our right * * * both of upland and marshes am way btloniitn^ thereto, as the Straun Beach or Beaches, as namely that running out more westerly, with the Island adjoining...
Page 139 - Brewer's mill3 is now from Brookland by the house of Lubbertse and saw many little hills in the way from the house to the mill along the neck and enquired what the hills were, and was answered by them with her that it was the Indian corn land ; knows where...
Page 32 - the birch bark country,' which lies beyond the quiet waters of the Papparinamin, as that part of the Spuyten Duyvil was called, where it turns the extreme northerly end of Manhattan.
Page 143 - Kamingh, otherwise known in his walks (or travels) as Kaus Hansen, and Keurom, both Indians, who, in presence of the undersigned witnesses, deposed and declared, that the limits or widest bounds of the land of Mr. Paulus Vanderbeeck, in the rear, has been or is a certain tree or stump on the Long Hill, on the one side, and on the other the end of the Indian foot-path, and that it extends to the creek of the third meadows...
Page 214 - ... of the Missions among the Indians of North America. London, 1794. MONTANUS, ARNOLDUS. Description of New Netherland, Amsterdam, 1671. OCALLAGHAN, EB Documentary History of New York. PARKER, AC Personal notes and letters. PEPPER, GH Papers in Proceedings Natural Science Association of Staten Island. RUTTENBER, EM History of the Indian Tribes of the Hudson River. Albany, 1872. SLUYTER and DANKERS. See Dankers. WAINWRIGHT, CAPT. N. Papers in Proceedings Natural Science Association of Staten Island....
Page 63 - FROM TWENTIETH STREET TO FORTIETH STREET. Abingdon road was the name of a pleasant cross road connecting Greenwich with the Great Post road, which branched off eastward from the present Broadway near Madison square. The " Post-road," or "Boston road " as it was originally called, was the first highway laid out through the length of the island : and the Bloomingdale road was a local thoroughfare leading to the hamlet of that name.
Page 76 - Amsterdam, passed to and fro on his trading errands and eyed with ill-disguised suspicion this inroad upon his ancient hunting grounds.

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