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Guide to the Newtown record abstracts 1977.303

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 10, 2011
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Newtown, Long Island
Title: Newton record extracts
Dates [inclusive]: 1734-1759
Abstract: The collection consists of newspaper clippings from an unidentiried newspaper featuring record extracts from the town of Newtown, Long Island, dated 1734 to 1759. The extracts consist almost entirely of indentures, and include references to African-Americans.
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0061
Call Phrase: 1977.303
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.