- a village on W Long Island, in SE New York.
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Examples from the Web for hempstead
Adam was treated well by Hempstead, and the two grew old together.
Take the fact that Hempstead was nearly 50 when he bought Adam, who was also the only slave he ever owned.
The white Hempstead, for instance, worked his way out of indentured servitude, the next step up from slavery.
Unlike the town hall format on display in Hempstead, N.Y., there will be two minutes for closing arguments by each candidate.Team Obama’s Dilemma: Preparing for Final Debate
October 20, 2012
It was as if their sighs of relief in Hempstead, N.Y. could be heard in the Hamptons.Team Obama ‘Ecstatic,’ but Expects Only Modest Debate Bounce
October 17, 2012
Mr. Hempstead arched his eyebrows a trifle, and looked at the girl in some doubt.
Your coming to this office was indeed an inspiration, as Mr. Hempstead remarked.
Would you ask Mr. Hempstead to step this way, if he is in his room?
"But you did stickle about words an hour ago," said Mr. Hempstead, with some severity.
It was the pointer, Ginnie, whom the Virginia family in Hempstead had given us.Tenting on the Plains
Elizabeth B. Custer