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The History of Schenectady County

Published in 1887 by Barhyte & Birch - available soon from Hope Farm Press To return to the Table of Contents or to place an order. Your comments are encouraged.


CHAPTER I -- GEOGRAPHY and EARLY HISTORY

The French lost but two men at the attack on the town; but their return to Canada was attended with great hardships and the loss of 19 more men. Of the inhabitants of Schenectady, 60 were slain in the massacre, 27 were carried into captivity, one (or possibly more) escaped to Albany, and the remainder probably fled for refuge to their friends and neighbors who were settled along the river.

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