Land records, 1666-1790.
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Peter Silvester (1734-1808) was a congressman and lawyer from Shelter Island, Long Island, New York who settled in Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York with several members of his family. Mentioned in the papers are Peter, John, Francis and John Silvester, Jr. From the description of Land records, 1666-1790. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122519804 ...
Chemist and geologist. From the description of Letter of Thomas Sterry Hunt, 1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451083 ...
Samuel Preston Bayard, famed folklorist, conducted fieldwork collecting folk songs even before he enrolled at the Pennsylvania State College. Bayard was born on April 10, 1908 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated with an A.B. in Music in 1934, and received an A.M. in English from Harvard two years later. In 1945, Bayard was hired to teach Freshman Composition at the Pennsylvania State College and his scholarly output dealing with folk music grew tremendously. He was appointed assistant prof...