Title: The Old Mount Carmel Parish: Origins & Outgrowths
Author: George Sherwood Dickerman
Description: Inscribed by author on ffep. Tan papered boards. Light wear to ends of spine. Typed note affixed to front paste-down, which describes the owner's relationship with the author and their family connections. Several leaves have dampstains along edges (not touching any text or images). Foldout map made from a 1889/1890 survey and which shows the location of about 25 country residences with names, plus 14 illustrations on plates. x, 220 pages. 9.25 x 6 inches.
Pioneer history of the Mount Carmel locality in Connecticut, located a few miles north of New Haven, near the town of Hamden.
Inscribed to Warren Huntington Bolles (1899-1996) who met Rev. Dickerman, who happened to be his great-uncle, while attending divinity school at Yale in 1928.
 The Cruise of the Onrust.
 The Quest for Beaver.
 New Netherland and New England.
 Pioneer Communities.
 Quinnipiac Lands.
 Land Apportionments.
 Scattered Homesteads.
 Mills, Roads, Fords, and Bridges.
 Parish and Church.
 The Ministry and Its People.
 Revolutionary Times.
 Change from a State-Church to Free Churches.
 Farms as Schools of Pioneering.
 Migrations to Litchfield, Berkshire, and Vermont.
 Susquehanna Frontier.
 Cabins in New York Woods.
 Up the Mohawk and Beyond.
 Personal Recollections.
 Canal, Railroad, and Factories.
Rev. George Sherwood Dickerman (1843-1937) graduated from Yale in 1865 and received his divinity degree three years later from the Yale Divinity School. His pastorates included First Congregational of West Haven (1870-1874), Pine Street Congregational of Lewiston, Maine (1874-1883), and Second Congregational at Amherst, Massachusetts (1883-1891).
Condition: Very Good–
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: Published for the New Haven Colony Historical Society by Yale University Press
Place: New Haven
Keywords: history, Hamden, Wallingford, New Haven, CT, Connecticut, New Haven County,
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