Bowne Properties

Map of Land in Flushing sold in Partition in the Suit of Benjamin C. Bowne against James Bowne et al to be Sold in the 25th Day of May on the premises 1 1/2 Miles east of Flushing by Edward A. Lawrence. Auctioneer.

New York: Mayer & Merkel, [1871].

1 vols. 27 1/2 x 42 inches. Bowne Properties. Map folds to large 8vo with printed text appearing. Some tears along folds, some loss along tears in lower left corner affecting portion of title, some holes, generally small and not affecting legibility, some browning and chipping, soiling of exterior when folded, inked identification, else very good. Item #35352

153.407 acres of Flushing between Bay Side and Queens Avenue over to Jamaica Avenue. John Bowne, the Quaker leader (1627/8 -1695) came from England in 1649 and settled in Flushing in 1653. After various peregrinations due to his religious beliefs he settled again in Flushing and became a large land owner and farmer.

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