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Guide to the Nathan Hale Memorial Association certificate 1977.379

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham and Nicholas Pavlik

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Nathan Hale Memorial Association certificate
Dates: 1894
Quantity: 0.01 Linear feet in one folder.
Text [Box]: A0068
Call Phrase: 1977.379
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.

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Historical Note

In 1894, the Town of Huntington, Long Island, New York erected a granite monument in memory of Captain Nathan Hale, who had landed at Huntington in 1776 on an intelligence-gathering mission for the Continental Army that ultimately resulted in his capture and execution by the British Army.

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Scope and Contents note

One certificate, dated May 17, 1894, stating that Morris Patterson Harris has contributed five dollars toward the erection of the Nathan Hale Memorial in Huntington, Long Island.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Hale, Nathan, 1755-1776

Document Type

  • Certificates

Subject Organizations

  • Nathan Hale Memorial Association (Huntington, N.Y.).

Subject Topics

  • Citi-ens' associations -- New York (State) -- Huntington
  • War memorials -- New York (State) -- Huntington

Subject Places

  • Huntington (N.Y.)
  • Long Island (N.Y.) |x History |y Revolution, 1775-1783

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Nathan Hale Memorial Association certificate, 1977.379, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Mrs. A. Lloyd Lott, 1952.

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