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The evolution of an American town

Newtown, New York, 1642-1775

by Jessica Kross

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Newtown (Queens County, N.Y.),
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • City and town life -- New York (State) -- History -- 18th century -- Case studies.,
    • Newtown (Queens County, N.Y.) -- History.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJessica Kross.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF128.68.N48 K76 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 335 p. ;
      Number of Pages335
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3490653M
      ISBN 100877222770
      LC Control Number82010420

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