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D efalcation. John Wright, a storage keeper at Atlantic Docks, N.Y. and a defaulter to a considerable amount, left for France in the steamer United States, on her last passage.  One house in New York, it is said, will be a loser by him to the...

This 1850 map of the City of Brooklyn produced by J. F Harrison and published by M. Dripps shows the Red Hook waterfront in transition. Atlantic Dock has been built by this time but construction of the larger Erie Basin had not begun.  Much of...

Charles Debois was charged, in 1859, with attacking Mary Ann Baker while she was sleeping in her winter home, a canal boat docked in Atlantic Basin.   The greater charge of rape was dropped. Complete text of article: New York NY Evening Express...

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