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Image for History of the Pioneer Settlement of Phelps and Gorham's Purchase, and Morris' Reserve; Embracing the Counties of Monroe, Ontario, Livingston, Yates, Steuben, Most of Wayne and Allegany, and Parts of Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming, to Which is Added, a Supplement, or Extension of the Pioneer History of Monroe County. The Whole Preceded by Some Account of French and English Dominion - Border Wars of the Revolution - Indian Councils and Land Cessions - The Progress of Settlement Westward from the Valley of the Mohawk - Early Difficulties with the Indians - Our Immediate Predecessors the Senecas - With 'A Glance at the Iroquois'

History of the Pioneer Settlement of Phelps and Gorham's Purchase, and Morris' Reserve; Embracing the Counties of Monroe, Ontario, Livingston, Yates, Steuben, Most of Wayne and Allegany, and Parts of Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming, to Which is Added, a Supplement, or Extension of the Pioneer History of Monroe County. The Whole Preceded by Some Account of French and English Dominion - Border Wars of the Revolution - Indian Councils and Land Cessions - The Progress of Settlement Westward from the Valley of the Mohawk - Early Difficulties with the Indians - Our Immediate Predecessors the Senecas - With 'A Glance at the Iroquois'

By: Turner, O. [Orsamus]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: James Brunner, Publisher: 1976

Seller ID: 2290425

Condition: Near Fine


Folding map laid in. 1976 Hard Cover. viii, 588 pp. Facsimile of 1851 original, with 1946 name index bound in after text. The Phelps and Gorham Purchase was the purchase in 1788 of the pre-emptive right to some 6,000,000 acres (24,000 km²) of land in western New York State for $1,000,000 (roughly equivalent to $20,000,000,000 in 2005). This was all land in western New York west of Seneca Lake between Lake Ontario and the Pennsylvania border. The purchasers were Oliver Phelps and Nathaniel Gorham, both of Massachusetts, and the seller was the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (In some discussions... View more info

Image for History of the Pioneer Settlement of Phelps and Gorham's Purchase, and Morris' Reserve; Embracing the Counties of Monroe, Ontario, Livingston, Yates, Steuben, Most of Wayne and Allegany, and Parts of Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming, to Which is Added, a Supplement, or Extension of the Pioneer History of Monroe County. The Whole Preceded by Some Account of French and English Dominion - Border Wars of the Revolution - Indian Councils and Land Cessions - The Progress of Settlement Westward from the Valley of the Mohawk - Early Difficulties with the Indians - Our Immediate Predecessors the Senecas - With 'A Glance at the Iroquois'

History of the Pioneer Settlement of Phelps and Gorham's Purchase, and Morris' Reserve; Embracing the Counties of Monroe, Ontario, Livingston, Yates, Steuben, Most of Wayne and Allegany, and Parts of Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming, to Which is Added, a Supplement, or Extension of the Pioneer History of Monroe County. The Whole Preceded by Some Account of French and English Dominion - Border Wars of the Revolution - Indian Councils and Land Cessions - The Progress of Settlement Westward from the Valley of the Mohawk - Early Difficulties with the Indians - Our Immediate Predecessors the Senecas - With 'A Glance at the Iroquois'

By: Turner, O. [Orsamus]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: James Brunner, Publisher: 1976

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291258

Condition: Very Good


Fold-out map laid in. Top edge foxed. 1976 Hard Cover. viii, 588 pp. Facsimile of 1851 original, with 1946 name index bound in after text. The Phelps and Gorham Purchase was the purchase in 1788 of the pre-emptive right to some 6,000,000 acres (24,000 km²) of land in western New York State for $1,000,000 (roughly equivalent to $20,000,000,000 in 2005). This was all land in western New York west of Seneca Lake between Lake Ontario and the Pennsylvania border. The purchasers were Oliver Phelps and Nathaniel Gorham, both of Massachusetts, and the seller was the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (In... View more info