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  • Gordon was appointed on his return to England Commanding Royal Engineer at Gravesend, where he was employed in superintending the erection of forts for the defence of the Thames.
  • All the acts of kindness which he did for the poor during the six years he was stationed at Gravesend will never be fully known.
  • She settled at Gravesend (now part of Brooklyn) having received from the Dutch authorities a guarantee of religious liberty.
  • By Gravesend Bay, the Narrows, Upper New York Bay and East river, which separate it from Staten Island, Jersey City and the borough of Manhattan.
  • The surface of Brooklyn in the west section, from the lower course of the East river to Gravesend Bay, varies in elevation from a few inches to nearly 200 ft.
 

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