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Guide to the Teunis G. Bergen History of New Utrecht manuscript 1974.057

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Scope and Contents

The Teunis G. Bergen History of New Utrecht manuscript is an unpublished manuscript written by Brooklyn surveyor and historian Teunis G. Bergin (1806-1881) after 1856. The unbound handwritten manuscript, measuring .42 liner feet, and is arranged by chapter and consists of 20 chapters with appendices. The manuscript begins with the history of the early settlement of New Utrecht by the Dutch in the 1650s and continues well into the late 1800s.