The Old New York Frontier

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The Old New York Frontier  (1901) 
by Francis Whiting Halsey
Joseph Brant-Thayendanegea
Title Page for The Old New York Frontier

The Old New York Frontier[edit]

Its Wars with Indians and Tories,
its Missionary Schools, Pioneers and Land Titles
1614 – 1800
by
Francis Whiting Halsey
with maps and illustrations
New York
Charles Scribner's Sons
1901


These
annals of my birthland
are inscribed to the memory of
Virginia Isabel Forbes
my constant companion in their preparation
through many years:
whose hand wrote and rewrote
more than half these pages.
"But thy eternal summer shall not fade."

Table of Contents[edit]

Illustrations[edit]

From a large and rare mezzotint of 1779, in the Lenox Library, made from a portrait painted in London by ROMNEY, in 1776.
Believed to have stood on the shore of Onondaga Lake and besieged by CHAMPLAIN in 1615. From Vol. III. of "The Documentary History of the State of New York." The original in CHAMPLAIN's "Voyages." Paris, 1619.
An ancient Indian rendezvous. From a recent photograph.
From a copy in the State Library, at Albany, of an original, formerly owned by Sir JOHN JOHNSON, Sir WILLIAM's son.

Maps[edit]

Compiled by the author.
Reduced from a map compiled about 1790 by SIMEON DEWITT and printed in Volume I of "The Documentary History of the State of New York."

Early Land Titles on the Frontier with dates and owners' names


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1919, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.