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History of Putnam County

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History of
PUTNAM COUNTY
New York
— with —
Biographical Sketches of its Prominent Men


BY
William S Pelletreau, A.M.

Published in 1886.

Artists
P. F. Goist
F. M. Gilbert
Engravers
H.B. Hall's Sons
A. H. Ritchie
Samuel Sartain

NO, the entire book has NOT been transcribed here. What follows is a list of the chapters within the book and under each chapter is a listing of the topics found within each chapter. I'm also including a list of those names for which biographical sketches were included in the book. If you are interested in seeing a specific biographical sketch, please e-mail me with the specific request and I'll try to transcribe it and upload it to these pages. Please keep in mind that with a family and full time job, my hours at transcribing genealogical texts are limited. So, keep your requests limited to one topic at a time. When your topic has been posted, I'll send you an e-mail with a copy to the Putnam County mailing list.

Chapter I -- Introduction Chapter XVI -- Bench and Bar
Chapter II -- Adolph Philipse and his Patent Chapter XVII -- Medical History of the County
Chapter III -- The Philipse Family Chapter XVIII -- Education
Chapter IV -- The Division of the Highland Patent Chapter XIX -- Town of Carmel
Chapter V -- Wappinger Indians and Heirs of Adolph Philipse Chapter XX -- Town of Carmel (continued)
Chapter VI -- Confiscation & Sale of Share of the Patent belonging to S. Robinson and M. Philipse Chapter XXI -- Town of Carmel (concluded)
Chapter VII -- The Gore Chapter XXII -- Town of Southeast
Chapter VIII -- The Oblong Chapter XXIII -- Town of Southeast (concluded)
Chapter IX -- Settlement and Population Chapter XXIII -- Town of Philipstown
Chapter X -- Roads and Ferries Chapter XXV -- Town of Philipstown (concluded)
Chapter XI -- Political Division Chapter XXVI -- Town of Patterson
Chapter XII -- Establishment of Putnam County Chapter XXVII -- Town of Kent
Chapter XIII -- Claim of John Jacob Astor Chapter XXVIII -- Town of Putnam Valley
Chapter XIV -- During the Civil War Chapter XXIX -- Personal Sketches
Chapter XV -- Militia of Putnam County Lineage-Linked Surnames (while not part of the original book, it will be added here over time.)

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