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Title:
Fort Orange records, 1656-1678
Author:
Fort Orange (N.Y.)
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Syracuse, N.Y : Syracuse University Press, 2000.
Physical Description:
xvi, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780815628217
Format :
Book

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Summary

The records in this volume represent the oldest surviving archival papers of the Dutch community that eventually became Albany. Although the Dutch first visited this area in 1609, records were first maintained in 1652 by officials of the village of Rensseleraerswijk.