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Published by Garrard Pub. Co. in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English


  • Dutch -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile literature,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Juvenile literature,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- To 1775 -- Juvenile literature

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A portrait of the prosperous Dutch settlement established by the Dutch West Indies Company on the southern end of Manhattan Island, describing family life, customs, industry and trade, and dangers and hardships.

Edition Notes


Statementby Caroline D. Emerson. Illustrated by Harvey Kidder.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesHow they lived
ContributionsKidder, Harvey.
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23250598M

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