15 July, 2008. New York, NY. Picture of St-George's episcopal church in Hempstead Long Island (picture belongs to NYPL) where the book was made. The book is a transcription of marriages, births and deaths of Hempstead, L.I.Up to 75,000 pieces were acquired from The Genealogical Society by the New York Public Library. The entire collection will be received between August and September and will then be cataloged for several years.
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