New York 1700s

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Seven public wells are built

1700

First free school was opened

1703

St. Andrew's Church in Richmondtown, Staten Island, N.Y. built

1708

Zenger emigrates to New York

1710

Trinity School was built in New York City

1710

Book of Common Prayer by William Bradford was published

1710

Public market for slaves was started

1711

First slave revolt

1712

first Presbyterian building was built

1719

A Baptist Church opens in New York City

1724

First publication of the New York Gazette

1725

"A History of the Five Indian Nations" it was written by Cadwallader Colden.

1727

First stoneware furnance built

1730

First fire engines used

1732

William Cosby becomes governor of New York

1732

New York's first theater opened

1732

First issue of New York Weekly Journal is published

1733

John Peter Zenger is imprisoned for libel

1734

John peter Zenger trial

1735

Jury selection begins

1735