ERIE COUNTY NEW YORK~1841 BARBER-HOWE HISTORY~ BUFFALO NY~LAKE~ ROYCROFT~REPRINT

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  • Sold Date: Jan 02, 2012
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BEFORE THE BUFFALO (BILLS) ROAMED...
Erie County, New York
ILLUSTRATED BOOKLET
The early days of Erie County in the State of New York, and its various towns and townships, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 46 Page Booklet , reprinted primarily from two hard-to-find books: the 1841 edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber and Henry Howe, and New York, a Guide to the Empire State , a WPA project.
The spiral-bound booklet is printed one-sided on 60# paper, with the print enlarged for easier reading. A clear vinyl sheet has been added to protect the front cover.
The communities mentioned include: Alden, Amherst, Boston, Black Rock, Buffalo, Brant, Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, Cheektowaga, Clarence, Colden, Collins, Concord, Cowlesville, Depew, East Aurora, Eden, Evans, Folsomdale, Forestville, Gowanda, Hamburg, Holland, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Newstead, North Collins, Orchard Park, Sardenia, Springville, Tonawanda, Tonawanda Indian Reservation, Town Line, Wales, and Williamsville.
Among the many and diverse topics in the booklet are: War of 1812 battles; the Burning of Buffalo; the Seneca Church on the Indian Reservation; the Life and Death of Indian Chief Red Jacket; Grand Island Boundary Dispute; Plan for
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