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From: TedSned <>
Subject: Re: New York Directory, 1665
Date: Sun, 15 Mar 1998 16:53:56 EST
In a message dated 98-03-15 15:25:18 EST, writes:
> And so on listed by street. The heading at the top of the page is
> "Court Minutes of New Amsterdam"; also, note there are minor spelling
> differences from what Ted found. So, I suspect that what Ted found didn't
> come from Fernow's book, but may have come from the same original document
> via a different path.
Howard: BINGO! You've clearly put your finger on the source of it. The list
I have "adds value" by correlating the NA streets with a more modern street
plan, but otherwise it does appear to be the same data base.
> I wonder if occurances like this helped inspire the 3rd amendment to the US
I have no doubt. Nowadays, however, We the People seem to be more concerned
about environmental impact studies and low flying aircraft (including those
that fly into terrain).
Thanks for slicing through the knot!