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Source:   Costume -- 1700s -- American


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" 'Will,' said Lieutenant-Governor De Lancey, meeting him in the street one day, 'you would be the cleverest fellow in the world if you were only one of us.' 'I will try to be a clever fellow, and not be one of you,' was the laconic reply."

Image ID: 812000

" 'Will,' said Lieutenant-Governor De Lancey, meeting him in the street one day, 'you would be the cleverest fellow in t... (1877-1896)

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Image Title

:  " 'Will,' said Lieutenant-Governor De Lancey, meeting him in the street one day, 'you would be the cleverest fellow in the world if you were only one of us.' 'I will try to be a clever fellow, and not be one of you,' was the laconic reply."

Creator(s)

: Reinhart, Charles Stanley, 1844-1896 -- Artist
Clement, E., engraver -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1877-1896

Depicted Date

: 1754

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 15 x 20 cm. (5 3/4 x 8 in.)

Notes

: Written on border: "Freedom, of education from religious control."

Original Source

: From History of the city of New York : its origin, rise and progress. (New York : Barnes, 1877-1896) Lamb, Martha J. (Martha Joanna) (1829-1893), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Costume -- 1700s -- American

Source Description

: 1 folder (14 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC COSTU-17-Am

Digital ID

: 812000

Record ID

: 695895

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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