|Title||[English establish Long Island and Staten Island as a Shire, 1665-1683]|
|Collection||Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks|
|Photographer||Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943|
Long Island and Staten Island were in 1665 erected by the English into a Shire.
King's County, Staten Island and the town of Newton constituted the West Riding.
Suffolk County the East Riding and the remain.
(Riding corruption [?] of Thirting [?] = a third)
Staten Island was detached from the West Riding in 1675. Newton was made a part of Queens County in 1683.
[text above handwritten on page]
See v1974.22.1.026 to see map of area described above.
Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
Queens (New York, N.Y.)
|Collection Finding Aid||Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks|