Munsee Indian Trade in Ulster County, New York, 1712-1732
A Section from the Anonymous ‘Account Book, 1711-1729’ [in Dutch] Philip John Schuyler Papers (Volume 11)
Publication Year: 2013
Published by: Syracuse University Press
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Front Flap, Title Page, Other Works in the Series, Copyright, Dedication, About the Editors
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...3. Categories of Trade Goods and Services Acquired in Transactions ...
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During the research for this publication, we received gracious sup-port from both individuals and organizations. People who shared their knowledge and expertise included Anne-Marie Cantwell, Shirley W. Dunn, Marc B. Fried, Charles Gehring, Robert S. Grumet, George R. Hamell, Laurence M. Hauptman, Jaap Jacobs, Eric J. Roth, Blair Rudes, ...
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...1. Places associated with the Indian Trade section (1712–32) of the Ulster County 2. Detail from a 1751 map depicting the lowlands along the Nawesinck (or pre-sent Neversink) River sold by the Esopus Indians in 1705. The island marked HH (shown at bottom) was the home of Old Abram or Kwakasagh, a man whose burial was recorded by the Ulster County trader in 1725 (Wilson Fam-...
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Wor king wit h scat t er ed and fragmentary primary sources forms one of the most serious challenges to students of European and Indian economic exchanges in northeastern America during the colonial period. Referring to the seventeenth-century fur trade in this region, one scholar has concluded that such exchanges are “known almost entirely through ...
Notes to the Introduction
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Tables, Plates, Photographs
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ann o t a te d tr an sl a t io n
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Editorial Method, Annotated Translation
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The l ayout of the pages in the manuscript has been retained as much as possible. The text represents a direct transcription of words in the original [text]: remarks between brackets refl ect editorial comments on, for in-stance, the layout of the original text. On occasion, the brackets [entries on the remainder of page, from 1718 down, are cr=satisfi ed]...
Notes to the Annotated Translation
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Appen dixNatives’ Profi les
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The list of individual profi les that follows identifi es Esopus and Wappinger Indians appearing in the Ulster County account book and other records span-ning the years from 1682 to 1785 in total. The profi les, compiled from land deeds, court minutes, and other sources, many appearing in print here for the fi rst time, provide a glimpse into the lives of individual Munsee Indians in the mid–Hudson ...
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Back Flap, Back Cover
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Page Count: 226
Illustrations: 4 black and white illustrations, 3 maps, 16 tables, 1 Figure, 4 Graphs
Publication Year: 2013
Series Title: The Iroquois and Their Neighbors
Series Editor Byline: Chris Vecsey