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Denton’s work was the first English account intended to promote settlement of the region recently seized from the Dutch. It is of particular interest for 1) its description of the geographic and topographic features of the region from Albany in the north to the mouth of the Delaware Bay in the south, and from the eastern tip of Long Island to the interior of modern-day New Jersey; 2) its enumeration of the plants, animals, and commodities of the area; 3) its impressive and extended account of... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Date Added to MERLOT: February 28, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 06, 2008
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Submitter: Paul Royster

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