The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume 51 (Google eBook)

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Richard Henry Greene, Henry Reed Stiles, Melatiah Everett Dwight, George Austin Morrison, Hopper Striker Mott, John Reynolds Totten, Harold Minot Pitman, Louis Effingham De Forest, Charles Andrew Ditmas, Conklin Mann, Arthur S. Maynard
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1920 - New York
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Page 97 - With genealogy as found in early Dutch records, state and government documents; together with sketches of colonial times, old log cabin days, Indian wars, pioneer hardships, social customs, dress and mode of living...
Page 29 - Harbour, this certain tract or parcell of land, as followeth, that is to say, beginning at Pemaquid Falls and so running a direct course to the head of New Harbour, 1 from thence to the South End of Muscongus Island, taking in the island, and so running five and twenty miles into the Country north, and by east, and thence eight miles northwest and by west, and then turning and running south and by west, to Pemaquid, where first begun.
Page 7 - Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
Page 195 - Mightinesses and his Serene Highness, we have appointed, commissioned and qualified, as we do by these presents commission and qualify the said Captain Anthony Colve to be GovernorGeneral of this country and forts thereunto belonging, with all the appendencies and dependencies thereof, to govern, rule and protect them from all invasions of enemies, as he, to the best of his ability shall judge most necessary.
Page 132 - It was ready at three o'clock plain, but suitable for a family in genteel circumstances. There was nothing specially remarkable at the table, but that the general and Mrs. Washington sat side by side, he on the right of his lady ; the gentlemen on his right hand, and the ladies on his left. It being on Saturday, the first course was mostly of eastern cod and fresh fish. A few glasses of wine were drank...
Page 195 - ... vessels opened fire on the fort, killing and wounding several of the garrison. Captain Anthony Colve, also, landed with six hundred men on the shore of the Hudson back of the present Trinity Church and marched down Broadway; but, before they could arrive at the fort they were met with proposals for a surrender on substantially the same terms as those of 1664. The naval commanders now assumed possession of the province in the name of the Dutch government, and proceeded to rechristen the province...
Page ix - New York Genealogical and Biographical Record; Devoted to the interests of American genealogy and biography.
Page 311 - ... resolution, impetuosity, and a certain degree of obstinacy. . They were lovers of discussion and good cheer. A florid complexion, piercing black eyes and dark hair are described as personal traits, which are still represented in their descendants. RICHARD,* the fifth child and oldest son, was baptized July 13, 1673. He married Eleanor, daughter of Richard Jennings, May 25, 1710. They had seven children. No record is preserved of the death of either of them, but the inventory of his estate was...
Page 99 - THE LIVINGSTONS OF CALLENDAR AND THEIR PRINCIPAL CADETS : The History of an Old Stirlingshire Family. By Edwin Brockholst Livingston, author of The Livingstons of Livingston Manor.

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