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Richard Nicolls, first British governor of New York, 1664-1668.

Image ID: 808193

Richard Nicolls, first British governor of New York, 1664-1668. (1877-1896)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Richard Nicolls, first British governor of New York, 1664-1668.

Creator

: Karst, John, 1836-1922 -- Illustrator

Published Date

: 1877-1896

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 15 x 21 cm. (6 x 8 1/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "As an immediate result of Nicolls' attendance upon the Convention, a race-course was established at Hempstead. The ground selected was sixteen miles long and four wide. It was covered with fine grass, unmarred by stick or stone. Nicolls directed that a plate should be run for every year, to improve the provincial Dutch, or Flemish, breed of horses" "Page 229."

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 / American history -- 1640s-1660s

Source Description

: 1 folder (30 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC AME-164

Digital ID

: 808193

Record ID

: 700995

Digital Item Published

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

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