Gazetteer and Business Directory of Ulster County, NY for 1871-72 - Hamilton Child. Formed in 1683, Ulster County, New York, comprises the country between the Hudson and Delaware Rivers. The text begins with a section detailing the date of first settlement, admittance to the union, population, suffrage legislation and more, for each state and territory in the Union, c1871, before moving into the gazetteer. The gazetteer covers the cities of Denning, Esopus, Gardiner, Hardenburgh, Hurley, Kingston, Lloyd, Marbletown, Marlborough, New Paltz, Olive, Plattekill, Rochester, Rosendale, Saugerties, Shandaken, Shawangunk, Wawarsing, and Woodstock. Cities are arranged alphabetically with brief descriptions of when they were formed, physical geography, and early settlement. A map, identifying the cities of Ulster County, is included. The business directory is arranged alphabetically by city and includes the name of each business or owner, the postal addresses for the business, and their product or service. Numerous advertisements and illustrations for products and services are included throughout from banks and hotels to shirt makers and sporting goods outlets. Stamp duties, postal rates and regulations, weights and measures, county officers, valuable recipes, and other miscellaneous information is also included.
(1871, 2001), 2013, 5½x8½, paper, alphabetical, 338 pp.