DescriptionBeginning with a comparison of Native American and European naming customs, this booklet discusses the derivations of the patronymics found in the index to the "Records of New Amsterdam." Several of the names discussed are also found in the Dutch settlements across the river - Bergen, Communipaw, Harsimus - that would later become Jersey City. With short bibliography and advertisements for other publications.
NoteHalf Moon Series, Volume 2 Number 6
Note"Copyright, 1898, by G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, London"
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