Manhattan's Indian settlements

An account of the local Indian tribes in the New York region, the settlements, hunting grounds and Indian trails on Manhattan, and much more information on the Native American population are given in the opening chapter of Rutherfurd's New York.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
Only one man was allowed to live in the royal palace of China, known as the Forbidden City: the emperor. All the other inhabitants were either women - wives, concubines or servants - or the famous palace eunuchs. Nearly all eunuchs were castrated when they were still only boys. But there were just a few who chose to be castrated after they became men, and even had children of their own. They did it for the money. 




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