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New York

Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Located at mouth of Hudson River; visited by Europeans 16th-17th century. Established at the southern tip of Manhattan Island as a trading post by colonists of the Dutch Republic; which served as the seat of the colonial government in New Netherland territory. It was seized by the British in 1664. Was a cosmopolitan center and the nation's largest city by the 18th century. Today it is a huge metropolis composed of five boroughs corresponding to five counties.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Mary Callery to Maria Chabot, undated

Identifier: 2.1
Overview Photocopy of correspondence from Mary Callery to Maria Chabot on Doctors Hospital, New York, NY stationary. Sent to Maria Chabot at Los Luceros, Alcalde, NM.