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Size: Small (51 - 100)

William Floyd

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1821-08-04
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No mention of books/library in Floyd's will (dated 1 September 1817). Printed in Ricardo Torres-Reyes, "NPS Historic Resource Study, William Floyd estate," (1974), pp. 33-36
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Floyd's estate at Mastic was looted by loyalist partisans during the American Revolution
Hannah More, Coelebs in Search of a Wife: Comprehending Observations on Domestic Habits and Manners, Religion and Morals. New York, I. Riley, (1810). 5th American ed. Volume I only. Signed in ink on corner of flyleaf, “Wm. Floyd 1813.”
Abbé Raynal, Philosophical and Political History of the Settlements and Trade of the Europeans in the East and West Indies. Edinburgh, Gordon, Donaldson, et al. (1782). Volume VI only. Signed in ink on title page, "Wm Floyd."
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1734-12-17
Date of death
1821-08-04
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male
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