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Title [Destruction of old Dutch records]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.1.084
Date 1907
Description When Bushwick was made part of the City of Brooklyn a nice functionary of the City Hall, on assuming charge of its Old Dutch Records, contemptously thrust them in his waste paper sacks and sent them to the paper mill, by which his perquisites were increased at the rate of four cents per pound. [handwritten on page]

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Bushwick (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Record repositories
Record keeping
Collection Finding Aid Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Copyright Public Domain