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Journael Gehouden opt’ schip den gulden Bever en tschip den gulden Otter van de Manathans naer Patria Ende Wedrom naer de Manathans (Journal kept aboard the Ship the Golden Beaver and the Ship the Golden Otter from the Manhattans to Patria and the return)
October 1660- June 1663
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signature and date: lower right: "D. Huntington / 1875"
A merchant philanthropist, Field was born in Yorktown Heights, Westchester County, New York. He was a member of The New-York Historical Society, and served as its treasurer, vice-president, and, beginning in 1885, its president. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his wife.
Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. 1, 1974, p. 263.
Bequest of Mrs. Benjamin H. Field
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