Three Rivers
Hudson~Mohawk~Schoharie
History From America's Most Famous Valleys

History of Montgomery and Fulton Counties, NY
F. W. Beers & Co. 36 Vesey Street, 1878

Certain parts of the book are posted.

OUTLINE HISTORY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

Ch 1, THE AMERICAN ABORIGINES-DISCOVERIES BY EUROPEAN EXPLORERS--THE OPENING OF COLONIZATION AND TRADE.

Ch 2, THE DUTCH REGIME IN NEW YORK-RIVAL CLAIMS OF THE ENGLISH- THE LATTER PREVAIL.

Ch 3, FRENCH AND INDIAN WARS-DISSENSIONS IN THE COLONIAL GOVERNMENT-CAPTURE AND EXECUTION OF LEISLER.

Ch 4, MISGOVERNMENT OF NEW YORK-FRENCH TRADING AND MILITARY POSTS.

Ch 5, THE ALLEGED PLOT TO BURN NEW YORK.-FRENCH AND ENGLISH HOSTILITIES-THE CONTEST FOR THE OHIO VALLEY.

Ch 6, THE RESULTS OF FOUR ENGLISH EXPEDITIONS AGAINST THE FRENCH- MONTCALM'S SUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGNS.

Ch 7, THE EXTINCTION OF THE FRENCH POWER IN AMERICA--THE NEW YORK JUDICIARY-INTERNATIONAL CONTENTIONS.

Ch 8, THE APPROACH OF THE REVOLUTION-PATRIOTIC ATTITUDE OF NEW YORK-THE FIRST BATTLE FOUGHT IN 1770.

Ch 9, THE BOSTON TEA PARTY--MEETING OF THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS--THE BATTLE OF LEXINGTON--CANADA INVADED.

Ch 10, HOSTILITIES TRANSFERRED TO NEW YORK--THE BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND- BURGOYNE'S INVASION OF CANADA.

Ch 11, THE BATTLE OF BENNINGTON--ST. LEGER'S FAILURE AT ORISKANY AND FORT SCHUYLER--BURGOYNE'S DEFEATS AND SURRENDER.

Ch 12, SIR HENRY CLINTON'S HUDSON RIVER CAMPAIGN--FRANCE RECOGNIZES THE UNITED STATES--WARS WITH THE INDIANS.

Ch 13, ARNOLD'S TREASON-CLOSE OF THE REVOLUTION-ADOPTION OF THE CONSTITUTION--INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS.

Ch 14, CAUSES OF THE LAST WAR WITH GREAT BRITAIN--EXPEDITIONS AGAINST CANADA--HOSTILITIES ALONG THE BORDER.

Ch 15, THE ERIE CANAL AND CENTRAL RAILROAD-THE ANTI-MASONIC UPRISING- THE STATE ADMINISTRATION-NEW YORK IN THE CIVIL WAR.

HISTORY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Ch 1, THE FIVE NATIONS--THEIR TRADITIONS OF THEIR ORIGIN--IROQUOIS CUSTOMS--THEIR CONTACT WITH THE FRENCH.

Ch 2, THE MOHAWKS, AND THEIR WARS WITH THE FRENCH-FIRST COUNCIL IN THEIR COUNTRY-THEIR CASTLES.

Ch 3, CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE PALATINE IMMIGRATION--THE GERMAN SETTLEMENTS ON THE HUDSON AND THE MOHAWK.

Ch 4, THE CONSTRUCTION OF FORT HUNTER--FIRST SETTLEMENTS--SIR WILLIAM JOHNSON'S CAREER--THE BURNETSFIELD MASSACRE.

Ch 5, THE MOHAWK VALLEY IN 1757-GROWTH OF POPULATION-CIVILIZING THE SAVAGES-CREATION OF TRYON COUNTY.

Ch 6, TRYON COUNTY ON THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTION--THE JOHNSON'S--PATRIOTIC-GATHERINGS AND UTTERANCES.

Ch 7, PATRIOTIC ACTION OF THE PALATINE DISTRICT COMMITTEE--THE COUNTY COMMITTEE TO GUY JOHNSON-HIS SUSPICIOUS COURSE.

Ch 8, THE SIX NATIONS ALIENATED FROM THE COLONIES BY GUY JOHNSON- HOSTILE ATTITUDE OF SIR JOHN JOHNSON.

Ch 9, SCHUYLER'S EXPEDITION TO JOHNSTOWN AND DISARMAMENT OF TORIES.-THE FLIGHT OF SIR JOHN JOHNSON.

Ch 10, THE MILITIA ORGANIZATION-ALARM ON THE APPROACH OF BURGOYNE AND ST. LEGER-FORT SCHUYLER INVESTED.

Ch 11, ST. LEGER'S SIEGE OF FORT SCHUYLER AND THE BATTLE OF ORISKANY-- ROSTER OF THE LATTER.

Ch 12, A FRUITLESS COUNCIL WITH THE IROQUOIS AT JOHNSTOWN- -INDIAN HOSTILITIES-SIR JOHN JOHNSON'S FIRST RAID.

Ch 13, SUFFERING OF THE MOHAWK VALLEY PATRIOTS--BRANTS DESCENT ON CANAJOHARIE--THE SECOND RAID OF SIR JOHN JOHNSON.

Ch 14, DOXTADER'S RAID ON CURRY-TOWN, AND THE CONSEQUENT FIGHTING--THE FORAY OF ROSS AND BUTLER--DEATH OF THE LATTER.

Ch 15, PEACE ON THE MOHAWK--RESULTS OF THE WAR--THE NAMING AND SUCCESSIVE BOUNDARIES OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY.

Ch 16, IMMIGRATION FROM NEW ENGLAND--PIONEER LIFE--NEW ROADS AND BRIDGES--STAGING ON THE MOHAWK TURNPIKE.

Ch 17, THE MOHAWK RIVER--ITS IMPROVEMENT AS A HIGHWAY BY THE INLAND LOCK NAVIGATION COMPANY.

Ch 18, MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN THE WAR OF l8l2--THE MILITIA SYSTEM-- HOW THE ELEVENTH BRIGADE WENT TO WAR.

Ch 19, THE CONSTRUCTION AND ENLARGEMENT OF THE ERIE CANAL--AN INCIDENT OF LAFAYETTE'S TOUR.

Ch 20, EARLY RAILROADING IN THE MOHAWK VALLEY-THE UTICA AND SCHENECTADY AND NEW YORK CENTRAL LINES.

Ch 21, AGRICULTURE IN SIR WILLIAM JOHNSON'S TIME--HISTORY OF THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.

Ch 22, THE REMOVAL OF THE COURT HOUSE-MONTGOMERY'S REPRESENTATIVES IN CONGRESS AND LEGISLATURE-COUNTY INSTITUTIONS.

Ch 23, ORIGINAL LAND GRANTS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY-DISSENSIONS ARISING FROM THEM--THE CLARKE ESTATE.

TABULAR STATEMENT OF GRANTS AND GRANTEES

Ch 24, FEATURES OF THE GEOLOGY AND PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY OF MONTGOMERY AND FULTON COUNTIES.

Ch 25, MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN THE CIVIL WAR-HISTORY OF THE 115TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY.

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM

VILLAGE OF AMSTERDAM; Graphics of the Village of Amsterdam

VILLAGE OF CANAJOHARIE; Graphics of the Village of Canajoharie

THE TOWN OF CHARLESTON

THE TOWN OF FLORIDA

TOWN OF GLEN

FULTONVILLE

JOHN H. STARIN

TOWN OF MOHAWK

FONDA; Graphics for Fonda

TOWN OF PALATINE; Graphics for Town of Palatine

TOWN OF MINDEN; Graphics for Town of Minden

VILLAGE OF FORT PLAIN; Graphics for Fort Plain (Sorry, the application insists on putting one picture in upside down, tried several times.)

TOWN OF ROOT; Graphics for the Town of Root (Again, the application insists on one picture sideways.)

TOWN OF ST. JOHNSVILLE; Graphics for St. Johnsville

VILLAGE OF ST. JOHNSVILLE

VILLAGE OF JOHNSTOWN; Graphics for Johnstown Village, Montgomery & Fulton Co. Courthouses

THE SAMMONS FAMILY; Graphics for Sammons Family

THE SPRAKER FAMILY

THE SHANAHAN FAMILY

THE VISSCHER FAMILY

THE DE GRAFF FAMILY

HON. JOHN BOWDISH

SIMEON SNOW M.D.

DIEVENDORFF, JACOB & WILLIAM B.

PIONEER GROUP

HISTORY OF FULTON COUNTY

Ch I. CAUSES LEADING TO THE CREATING OF THE COUNTY. CHAPTER II, ORIGIN, GROWTH AND METHODS OF THE GLOVE AND MITTEN MANUFACTURE OF FULTON COUNTY. CH III FULTON COUNTY'S RECORD IN THE WAR FOR THE UNION--HISTORY OF THE 153D NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS AND LISTS OF MEN

GLOVERSVILLE; Graphics for Gloversville

TOWN OF JOHNSTOWN; Graphics for Town of Johnstown; Pedigree of Kingsboro Parsons Family

TOWN OF BLEECKER

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