A manuscript archive of hundreds of documents relating to the family, business and political affairs of the heirs of Nathaniel Sylvester, one of the three original owners of Shelter Island. Documents recording the way the Sylvester, Dering, Dinkel, Steuart, Rysam, Fosdick, Gardiner, Wentworth and Havens families lived and worked in Colonial America as proprietors on Shelter Island and as shipping and whaling entrepreneurs in Sag Harbor.

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Specializing in Primary source evidence and documentation of the human experience from Medieval to Modern: the ways people have lived and worked, the evolution of the humanities, the settlement and building of America, world-wide political history, the history of ideas -- large and small, humor and the various other ways people have celebrated life.
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