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Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association; ... Annual Meeting with Constitution and By-Laws and List of Members Volume . 10 (Paperback) Loot Price: R647 Discovery Miles 6 470
Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association; ... Annual Meeting with Constitution and By-Laws and List of Members...
Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association; ... Annual Meeting with Constitution and By-Laws and List of Members...

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Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association; ... Annual Meeting with Constitution and By-Laws and List of Members Volume . 10 (Paperback)

New York State Association

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...had given no name, and which was known to the French by the name of River Bernetz, Bernes or Berne, traversed a valley in after years noted for its grandeur, beauty and sylvan attractiveness. Within its purling waters, the early settlers found plenty of food and sustenance; at its brink the wild deer of the forest, so plenty as to be a nuisance to the struggling farmer, the black bear, and the still wilder and fiercer cats of the mountains, slaked their thirst.2 This then was the situation of affairs on the morning of the fatal 6th. The landing had been effected without opposition. The outpost had retired, leaving their camp in flames, and their supplies of provisions for the delighted provincials, one of whom says "we recovered a grat deele of wine and brandy shepe torkes & hens,"3 which were welcomed as a desirable change from the usual monotonous camp diet, concerning which Dr. Rea says, "I've eat this Summer one meal of Squash, one of Turneps, one of Potatoes & one of Onions & no more."4 It took considerable time for the host of soldiery to disembark and prepare for the work ahead of them, but the men went at it in high spirits, good humor, and the expectation of speedy victory, with no premonition of the disaster to come. As Alexander Cblden writes to Francis Halket, brigade major with Gen. Forbes at Carlisle: "We had nothing in Viewi but Glory and Victory with sight of the French fort, and) 1 U. S. Geological Survey, New York, Vermont, Ticonderoga Quadrangle and New York Paradox Lake Sheet. 2 Cook's Home Sketches, pp. 14, 33-36, 122-124; Id. Centennial Address, pp. 66, 86. Bean's Ticonderoga, p. 18. Smith's Essex County, pp. 378-379 3 Journal Cornet Archelaus Fuller, Hist. Col. Essex Inst. (July, ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: New York State Association
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 198
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-09116-7
Barcode: 9781155091167
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-09116-7

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