|Title||Article: HOBOCAN HACKINGH.Colonel John Stevens purchase of Hoboken; Baron Steuben. Extract from Winfield, published in Hoboken newspaper, Jan. 14, 1896.|
|Object Name||Clipping, Newspaper|
|Collection||Hoboken Newspaper & Journals Collection|
|Credit||Gift of Leonard J. Taylor|
|Scope & Content||
Newspaper article: HOBOCAN HACKINGH
Col. John Stevens Purchased the Hoboken Property in 1784.
For Ninety Thousand Dollars.
Baron Steuben, the Great Soldier, Made an Effort to Secure the Property When it had Been Confiscated - He was Piqued When His Request was not Granted.
(Extracts from Winfield's History of Hoboken.)
Published Tuesday, January 14, 1896 in a local newspaper (name not known, but display ads on reverse are Hoboken businesses.) A long (but not full height) single column (scanned image is in overlapping sections.)
The clipping was part of series of at least 14 extracts taken from Winfield's history and credited in the title as "Extracts from Winfield's History of Hoboken." This one is probably the third. They were all published in published in January and dated by the collectors, Matthias H. and May Georgia Taylor of 525 Garden St., in pencil or ink.
This source text was: Hopoghan Hackingh. Hoboken, A Pleasure Resort for Old New York. This work was an 80-page history of the city written by Charles H. Winfield and published by Caxton Press, New York in 1895. See library catalog 2004.056.0001 for the original source.
The article may be considered as promotion for the volume.
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|Year Range from||1896|
|Year Range to||1896|
525 Garden St.