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Thompson's History of Long Island 3 volumes, 1918 PLUS MAPS

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Benjamin Thompson's History of Long Island 3rd ed. with additions, including a biography of the author by Charles J. Werner. NY: Robert H. Dodd, 1918.
3 Vols. (complete set) - Scanned from the Original Text and rendered searchable
Only 750 copies of this set were ever printed and far less sets of all 3 Books still exist!!
maps, illustrations - countless pages of information!!
Volume Page Count:

Vol 1- 538 pages
Vol 2- 649 pages
Vol 3-  (RARE Availability) - 677 pages
Total 1864 pages

An excellent source for anyone intersted in genealogy, early American history-- esp. New York during the Colonial and Revolutionary War periods-- and, of course, the development of Long Island. Along with comprehensive general history, the towns and counties have dedicated chapters along with important persons and their families, including Thompson, John Scott, John Browne, Lion Gardiner, Matthias Nicoll, Tallmadge, Floy, John Young, Maj. Richard Smith, Richard Woodhull, Strong, Cpt. Nathan Hale, Hon. Francis Lewis, Benson, Truxton,  Phillips, Woolsey, Stevens, Lott, Platt and Lawrence.  

Considered the definitive history of Long Island, this set is often found on bibliography lists but rarely on made available for personal purchase.  Re-prints and on-demand copies are finding their way to the market at prices of over $200  PER VOLUME. 

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