Religion: In the Bouwerie

A touch of green, rising from lawn to treetop beneath a little pink spire, where three high roads cross, marks the spot where English begins to be spoken as one walks west from the lower East side of Manhattan: St. Mark's-in-the-Bouwerie.

Thither, last Easter, went A. Van Horne Stuyvesant, as the Stuyvesants have always gone, to assure themselves that the grave of their ancestor, Peter Stuyvesant, was in good keeping. But this year, Mr. Stuyvesant and his family left the churchyard without leaving their individual checks for $900 at the church. That was the...

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