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Title The Port of New York: The First 200 Years.
Object Name Book
Catalog Number 2011.004.0010
Collection Hoboken Library & Literary Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Summary The Port of New York: The First 200 Years. Reprinted from Via Port of New York. Published by The Port of New York Authority, World Trade Department, Port Promotion Division, New York, [Dec. 1970.] Booklet, 8-1/2" x 11", 40 pp. plus covers, illustrated.

Via Port of New York was a monthly publication. The publication here has nineteen two-page historical essays originally published in the series "How World Trade Made the Port." No authors stated or original publication date.

List of articles:
1. The Iroquois; When Beaver was King
2. Adriaen van der Donck ... Lawyer; Colony of a Company
3. The Burghers ...; From Great to Small Burghers: Seventeenth Century Commerce at Port Passes in Part from Aristocracy
4. Soldier and Settler; Robert Treat's Extraordinary Qualities of Leadership Spawned Birth of New Jersey's Great Port City
5. Governor Andros; A Harbour Before Ye City; Early English Governor Develops Port Facilities and Trade, Forseeing Future Greatness of New York Harbor
6. The Seafarers; Flour and Freebooters; New York's Export Flour Monopoly and Privateers Spurred Growth from Outpost ot Major Port
7. William Bradford and Contempories - Circa 1700; A Printer Comes to Port; Wharves, Pilotage, Publishing Commerce in Thriving Old New York
8. The Mercantilers ...; Freeman and Merchant Prince; In an Era of Expanding Commericalism at the Port of New York, Foreign Trade Brought Private Fortunes and Civic Growth
9. Philip Livingston; There Were Giants... ; Boldness, Industry and Public Spirit Were Hallmarks of Those Who Built Old New York
10. The Waltons ...; A Mercantile Dynasty
11. Isaac Roosevelt; Portrait of a Patriot
12. Merchants of the World; Memorable Mercantilers; Old New York Merchants Excelled as Importers, Guardians of the Poor and Sick
13.Through Troubled Times; New York Merchants Show Divided Loyalties, But Trade Survives During Revolutionary War
14. Henry Eckford; Master Shipbuilder of the Port; Nineteenth Century Naval Architect Revolutionizes Marine Construction
15. Robert Fulton; Workshop: The World; Inventor of Steamboat Envisioned Universal Peace Through Free Trade Among All Nations
16. Alexander Hamilton; Architect of Finance
17. John Jacob Astor; Trader from Waldorf; Fur Company Founder Opens Trade to West, Expands Commerce at Port of New York
18. Governeur Morris; A Vision Fulfilled; Statesman Devotes Life-long Energies and Talent to Promotion of Canal System Traversing New York State
19. De Witt Clinton; Builder of the Big Ditch; Completion of Erie Canal Establishes New York as Nation's Leading Port.
Publisher Port of New York Authority
Published Place New York City
Published Date 1970
Copy# 1
Physical Description 4to booklet
Search Terms Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Year Range from 1970
Year Range to 1970
Caption front cover
Imagefile 091\20110040010.TIF
Classification Business & Commerce
Ships
Financial
Historic Sites
Transportation
Government & Politics
Geography
Exploration