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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'East River'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/e/east-river.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.