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Alexander Watson notebook, 1772-1774
Country gentleman. A new system of agriculture.
New-York Historical Society
Notebook, 1772-1774, of Alexander Watson, a landowner and resident of New York City who was nephew and heir of John Watson (1685-1768). Contains receipts, lists of deeds and properties, and a note of a lease assigned to him in New York to build a church; notes on taxes; excerpts from "A new system of agriculture, by a Country Gentleman," with references to other writers on agriculture; prayers; versified psalms; music for the "Old Hundredth" and "God Save the King"; secular poems and songs; moral, religious and economic reflections; and genealogical notes.
Watson, John,1685-1768Watson, Abigail, 1746 or 1747-1774Watson familyReal property--New JerseyReal property--New York (State)--New YorkAgriculture--New JerseyAgriculture--New York (State)
Receipts (financial records)
Songs (document genre)
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