The Social History of Flatbush, and Manners and Customs of the Dutch Settlers in Kings County [New York]

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The Social History of Flatbush, and Manners and Customs of the Dutch Settlers in Kings County [New York] - Gertrude Lefferts Vanderbilt. This history covers the initial settlement by the Dutch through the conversion to English rule in 1664 to the American Revolution of 1776, and looks at many aspects of Dutch life in the New World including language, houses and their furnishings, social rituals such as weddings and funerals, agriculture, churches, and more. (1881) reprint, paper, index, 400 pp. 101-V2314 ISBN: 0788423142