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New York at its Core 

New York at its Core 

New York at Its Core occupies the entire first floor of our landmark building, and explores the history of New York since its founding through key themes of money, diversity, density, and creativity. Visitors can now investigate the qualities that make this city a subject of fascination and a magnet for people the world over, giving them a place to discover the past, present, and future of one of history’s greatest metropolises. 

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New York at its Core 
[Hendrick I. Lott House.]
Flaked drill point
Van Nieuw Engelandt. t' Fort nieuw Amsterdam op de Manhatans
Deed between Asser Levy and Jacob Young
Bowne House, Erected 1655 Flushing L.I.
The New-York Chronicle
Account book of Peter Elting (Petrus Eltinge)
Ankle cuff
Paint cup
Coffee Pot
Reverend Gershom Mendes Seixas
Sugar Scissors
Sugar Tongs
Sugar Tongs
A Plan of the City and Environs of New York as they were in the years 1742, 1743 and 1744. Drawn by D.G. in the 76th year of his age who had at this time a perfect & correct recollection of every part
Fire Bucket
Fire bucket
Fire Bucket
These are to Certify that Peter Thompson is pursuant to Law nominated and appointed one of the Firemen of the City of New York. July 5, 1787.
Watchman's rattle
This is to Certify, That the Bearer hereof George Elliga Moore being a Free Negro, has the Commandant's Permission to pass from this Garrison to whatever Place he may think proper.
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