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Inheritance and family life in Colonial New York City

by David E. Narrett

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Published by Cornell University Press, New York State Historical Association in Ithaca, Cooperstown, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Inheritance and succession -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.,
    • Wills -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- To 1775.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDavid E. Narrett.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFN5200 .N37 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 248 p. ;
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1706282M
      ISBN 100801425174
      LC Control Number92007680

      Life as a Settler in Colonial New York. Most settlers lived in either New York City or Albany. These communities were the largest of the time and centers of business. By the 's settlements began to push as far west as the Mohawk River Valley. Overall, life in colonial New York was prosperous, with a mix of nationalities, booming businesses and a variety of amusements and entertainment. However, there were multiple battles fought over the land, and it was often filled with hostility and violence.

      Dani Shapiro is an American writer, the author of five novels including Black & White () and Family History () and the best-selling memoirs Inheritance (), Hourglass (), Devotion (), and Slow Motion ().She has also written for magazines such as The New Yorker, The Oprah Magazine, Vogue, and Elle. In February , she created an original podcast on iHeart Radio called Born: Daneile Joyce Ellen Shapiro, Ap (age . Daily Life in New York. Families got there food, clothes, and shelter by began raising crops such as wheat, barley oats, and beans. Also they traded with the indians for pelts. Children went to school boys only had to go to school for 3 years and girls only had to spend less time than the boys.

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Inheritance and Family Life in Colonial New York City (Paperback)Brand: David Narrett. This book breaks new ground by offering the first detailed and systematic analysis of inheritance practices in New York City from the beginning of Dutch settlement in the s to the onset of the American Revolution.

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