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" There is no good water to be met with in the town itself; but at a little distance there is a large spring of good water, which the inhabitants take for their tea and for the uses of the kitchen. Those, however, who are less delicate on this point make... "
Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York - Page 527
by New York (N.Y.). Common Council, Samuel J. Willis, David Thomas Valentine, Joseph Shannon, John Hardy (of New York City.), Otto Hufeland - 1858
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Historical Index to the Manuals of the Corporation of the City of New York ...

New York (N.Y.). Common Council, Samuel J. Willis, David Thomas Valentine, Otto Hufeland - New York (N.Y.) - 1866 - 95 pages
...Travelers of an early period record that " there is no good water in the town itself, but at a little distance there is a large spring of good water which...take for their tea and for the uses of the kitchen." There probably was no spot having more agreeable associations in connection with early habits and customs...
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Social New York under the Georges, 1714-1776: houses, streets, and country ...

Esther Singleton - New York (N.Y.) - 1902 - 407 pages
...York in 1 748, he noted that there was no good water in the city ; and he mentions that "at a little distance there is a large spring of good water, which...and for the uses of the kitchen. Those, however," he continues, " who are less delicate on this 22 O "1 <J 2 s a. .s s point, make use of the water from...
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Social New York Under the Georges, 1714-1776: Houses, Streets, and Country ...

Esther Singleton - New York (N.Y.) - 1902 - 407 pages
...the kitchen. Those, however," he continues, " who are less delicate on this 22 O " !J 2 J^ aa point, make use of the water from the wells in town, though it be very bad." The spring that he refers to became the Tea-Water Pump, situated at what is now Roosevelt and Chatham...
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Geology of the City of New York (Greater New York): With Geological Map

Louis Pope Gratacap - Geology - 1904 - 119 pages
...traveller in New York, in 1748. He says, "There is no good water in the town itself, but at a little distance there is a large spring of good water, which...who are less delicate on this point, make use of the wells in town, though it be very bad. "Shortly before the Revolution this spring and its vicinity were...
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The Catskill Aqueduct and Earlier Water Supplies of the City of New York ...

Edward Hagaman Hall - Catskill Aqueduct (N.Y.) - 1917 - 132 pages
...City in 1748. He says : "There is no good water to be met with in the town itself ; but at a little distance there is a large spring of good water, which...water from the wells in town, though it be very bad. The want of good water lies heavy upon the horses of the strangers that come to this place for they...
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Documents of the Assembly of the State of ..., Volume 29; Volume 141, Issue 29

New York (State). Legislature. Assembly - Government publications - 1918
...City in 1748. He says: " There is no good water to be met with in the town itself; hut at a little distance there is a large spring of good water, which...water from the wells in town, though it be very bad. The want of good water lies heavy upon the horses of the strjingers that come to this place for they...
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History of the City of New York: Its Origin, Rise and Progress ..., Volume 2

Martha Joanna Lamb - New York (N.Y.) - 1921
...water, and the opposite shore. There is no good water to be met with in the town itself; but at a little distance there is a large spring of good water, which...point make use of the water from the wells in town, thougli it is very bad. This want of good water lies heavy upon the horses of the strangers that come...
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Nature's Bounty: Historical and Modern Environmental Perspectives

Anthony N. Penna - Nature - 1999 - 300 pages
...little distance there is a large spring of good water, which the inhabitants take for their tea, and for uses of the kitchen. Those, however, who are less...water from the wells in town, though it be very bad." 24 The first attempt, in 1774, at supplying water from a public waterworks failed for various reasons....
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Nature's Bounty: Historical and Modern Environmental Perspectives

Anthony N. Penna - History - 1999 - 300 pages
...visitor to the city, recorded in his diary: "There is no good water in the town itself, but at a little distance there is a large spring of good water, which the inhabitants take for their tea, and for uses of the kitchen. Those, however, who are less delicate on this point make use of the water from...
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History of the City of New York: Its Origin, Rise, and Progress, Volume 2

Martha Joanna Lamb, Mrs. Burton Harrison - History - 2005 - 584 pages
...water, and the opposite shore. There is no good water to be met with in the town itself; but at a little distance there is a large spring of good water, which...use of the water from the wells in town, though it is very bad. This want of good water lies heavy upon the horses of the strangers that come to this...
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