Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

 


or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering
More Buying Choices
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Tell the Publisher!
I'd like to read this book on Kindle

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

The Legend of Cushetunk: The Nathan Skinner Manuscript and the Early History of Cochecton [Paperback]

Barbara J. Sivertsen
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

List Price: $17.00
Price: $15.99 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
You Save: $1.01 (6%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
Want it tomorrow, July 11? Choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Amazon Student


Book Description

June 18, 2012 1556137877 978-1556137877 REPRINT Edition
Cushetunk was the Indian name given to the Upper Delaware River valley which stretches for about five miles in each direction from the present town of Cochecton, New York. The Nathan Skinner Manuscript is a detailed source of genealogical, historical, and anecdotal information about the pioneer and Revolutionary War days from 1754 to 1783 in Cochecton/Cushetunk. In 1850, James Eldridge Quinlan, a junior editor for The Republican Watchman in Monticello, New York, began writing a series of columns on the history of the Cochecton region, using for his main resource the memory and written lore of seventy-three-year-old Nathan Skinner. Skinner also owned a collection of early land deeds, passed down to him from his father. In 1873, Quinlan wrote his History of Sullivan County, using copies of the manuscript and Skinner’s deeds. Subsequent histories have quoted largely from the Nathan Skinner Manuscript, but this is the first time it has been arranged in chronological order and updated with contemporary factual materials to support, challenge, and enhance it. The editors utilized the archives of Pennsylvania and New York, the published papers of Sir William Johnson, George Clinton, and the Susquehannah Company, the unpublished Draper and Haldimand Manuscripts and many others. A map of Cochecton/Cushetunk and a full-name index add to the value of this work.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 110 pages
  • Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc; REPRINT Edition edition (June 18, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1556137877
  • ISBN-13: 978-1556137877
  • Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 5.4 x 8.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.9 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,305,874 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
(1)
5.0 out of 5 stars
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
Share your thoughts with other customers
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Nathan Skinner is my Great x4 Grandfather! March 3, 2014
By emsman
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I never knew about Great x4 Grandfather Nathan Skinner until I received the family tree from my aunt and when I looked him up online I discovered he wrote his manuscript and I also found out it was still available in print, so I definitely had to have his book! It's truly wonderful to finally have a real piece of my family's past that I can actually hold in my hand and can get to know them better through! Thank you so very much!
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Search Customer Reviews
Search these reviews only

Sell a Digital Version of This Book in the Kindle Store

If you are a publisher or author and hold the digital rights to a book, you can sell a digital version of it in our Kindle Store. Learn more

Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 



Look for Similar Items by Category