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History of Shelter Island and it's Presbyterian Church with Genealogical Tables 

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3 Complete Publications on CD
1.  Historical Papers on Shelter Island and it's Presbyterian Church - with genealogical tables of descendants of Brinley Sylvester, Samuel Hopkins, Joel and John Bowditch, Samuel Hudson, John Havens, George Havens, Jonathan Havens, Joseph Havens, Henry Havens, Noah Tuthill, Thomas Conkling, Abraham Parker, Daniel Brown, Sylvester L'Hommedieu, Rev. Daniel and Lucretia Hall, Sylvester and E. Sarah Dering, Jonathan and Abigail Douglass, Ephraim and Mehitable King, Mary Mayo, Eunice Case, Lodowick Havens, Elizabeth Havens, Abigail Sawyer and Anna Boisseau New York: Printed for the author by the A.M. Bustard Co., 1899, 341  pgs.
2.  The history of Shelter Island : from its settlement in 1652 - to the present time, Duvall, Ralph G., 1932 Shelter Island Heights, N.Y. 1932, 246  pgs.CONTENTS:  Chapter I. The Manhanset Indians, Chapter II. The settlement of Shelter Island, Chapter III. The Society of Friends, Chapter IV. Death of Nathaniel Sylvester, Chapter V. The coming of the Havens Family, Chapter VI. Organization of Shelter Island into a township, Chapter VII. Arrival of the Daring Family Chapter VIII. Revolutionary War, Chapter IX. Jonathan Nicoll Havens, Chapter X. The story of Stephen Burroughs, Chapter XI. Manumitting of slaves on Shelter Island, Chapter XII. A Shelter Island vessel runs blockade, Chapter XIII. The War of 1812, Chapter XIV. The building of the Presbyterian Church, Chapter XV. Eventful years, Chapter XVI. Shelter Island School, Chapter XVII. The Colombian Temperance Society, Chapter XVIII. Whaling, Chapter XIX. The Forty-niners, Chapter XX. Clipper ships, Chapter XXI. Rev. Daniel M. Lord, Chapter XXII. The Civil War, Chapter XXIII. Menhaden fishery, Chapter XXIV. Dr. Samuel B. Nicoll, Chapter XXV. Shelter Island becomes a summer resort, Chapter XXVI. The founding of the public library, Chapter XXVII. The Gay Nineties, Chapter XXVIII. The World War, Chapter XXIX. Captain Kidd 
3.  The Story of the Sylvester Estate Windmill - Shelter Island

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