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Guide to the John Montgomerie broadside 1977.129

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 Revised by Amy Lau, Archivist, to remediate oppressive language from abstract and scope and contents notes.  , December 2020

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Montgomerie, John
Title: John Montgomerie broadside
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1730
Abstract: One broadside, dated circa 1730, issued by John Montgomerie (d. 1731), governor of the Provinces of New York and New Jersey. The broadside announces the death of Richard Shaw, his wife, and three enslaved people as a result of a fire in Shaw's home in the Suffolk County town of East Hampton, and solicits assistance for Shaw's surviving family from the citizens of New York.
Quantity: 0.01 Linear Feet in one folder.
Text [Box]: A0037
Call Phrase: 1977.129
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.