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Object Name Manuscript
Author Swartwout, Steuben P.
Title Recollections of Tarrytown, during the period of 25 years from 1835-1860.
Call# HOC G 800
Pub Date n.d.
Search Terms Tarrytown, N.Y. - History
Tarrytown, N.Y. - Description
Swartwout Family
Tarrytown, N.Y. - Industry and commerce
Tarrytown, N.Y. - Schools
Tarrytown, N.Y. - Streets and roads
Subjects Tarrytown, N.Y. - History
Tarrytown, N.Y. - Description
Summary A series of 10 letters describing life in Tarrytown during the years 1835-1860. Includes:
Letter No. 1: 'My Father and People Living in the Neighborhood'
Letter No. 2: 'Modes of Travel: Steamboats and Stage, Cattle Drovers, etc.'
Letter No. 3: 'Market Boats, Churches, Rev. Thomas G. Smith, Hard Winter, etc.'
Letter No. 4: 'The District School, Woodfires, Baking Arrangements, etc.'
Letter No. 5: 'Making Tallow Candles, Village Streets, Physicians, etc.'
Letter No. 6: 'Some Account of Some of the People of the Village - the People of the Hills,
etc.'
Letter No. 7: 'People of the Village, continued'
Letter No 8: ' People of the Village, continued'
Letter No. 9: 'More About the People of the Village, etc.; Catching Wild Pigeons'
Letter No. 10: 'The Redoubt on the Church lot; Shooting at a British Frigate; The Tarrytown
Library.'
Collection WCHS - Book Collection
Physical Description 46p. typed ms. [Incomplete].