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Elizabeth Harvey Beardsley Dayton arrangement

(Sorry for the delay in posting while on vacation in the Adirondacks) Yesterday, while doing a few Google searches, I came across a claim that Samuel Dayton “had a prenuptial agreement” with his third wife Elizabeth Beardsley. No source or … Continue reading

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Salt Haying

About ten years ago was the first I remember observing that our forefathers repeatedly acquired marsh or swamp land and, in some cases, placed themselves close to it. Among other examples found are “daitons swamp at nue towne,” “Samuel Dayton’s … Continue reading

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