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Better Prospects
Better Prospects Now The Main Cause Of All These Differences Is The Trade In Furs Or Peltries Found In That Country And The Question By Whom It Shall Be Conducted. Kiliaen Van Rensselaer To The Assembly Of The Xix. 1633. In The Spring Of 1633, Just After The Affair ...

Chapter Xvi Reconstruction
Chapter Xvi Reconstruction 1664-1666 (governor Nicoms) I Never Said Nor Thought You Had Not Work Enough. The Bare Hearing Of Impertinences Without The Framing Of Laws, The Ordering Of The Soldiers, The Gaining Of The Dutch, The Governing Of The English, The Regulating Of The Trade, And The Providing Of ...

Disputes And Complaints And
Disputes And Complaints And Dangers We Humbly Conceive That Our Rights And Privileges Are The Same, Harmonizing In Every Respect With Those Of The Netherlands, Being A Member Dependent On That State And In No Wise A People Conquered Or Subjugated, But Settled Here On A Mutual Covenant And Contract ...

Dutch And English In
Dutch And English In New York That I May Say, And Say Truly, That If There Be Any Terrestrial Happiness To Be Had By People Of All Ranks, Especially Of An Inferior Rank, It Must Certainly Be Here. . . . Here Those Which Fortune Hath Frowned Upon In England, ...

Dutch And English In_2
Modern Americans, Too Often Getting Their Knowledge Of Political History And Social Developments Only From English Sources, Have Been Apt To Forget E Truths. Seeing How Distinctly English In Origin Are Most Of Our Institutions And In How Democratic A Temper They Are Administered And By The People Indorsed, They ...

Explorers And Fur Traders
Explorers And Fur-traders Among All The Enterprising People In The World Who Search For Foreign Countries, Navigable Waters And Trade, Those Who Bear The Name Of Netherlanders Will Very Easily Be Able To Hold Their Rank Among The Foremost, As Is Sufficiently Known To All Who Have In Any Wise ...

History Of The City
History Of The City Of New York Land Over His Rebellious Subjects And For The Success Of The Allied Christian Armies Against The Ottoman Turks. The Bloodthirsty Way In Which The Rebellion In England Was Suppressed, Writes Burnet, Had Given 'a General Horror To The Body Of The Nation.' It ...

Internal Affairs
Internal Affairs Hampered, Distressed, And Threatened Though It Was, New Netherland Thrived During The Latter Part Of Stuy Vesant's Administration. Between 1647 And 1652, While The People Were Struggling For A Measure Of Self-government, No New Bouwerie, It Was Said, Was Planted On Manhattan; But Energy Revived With The Grant ...

Leislers Administration
Leisler's Administration What We Now Propose Is Not Merely For Our Own Safety But The General Good Of All New England Since We Are All Embarked In One Bottom And, Though They Who Are Nearest The Fire Burn First, Yet If Albany Be Destroyed, Which Is The Principal Land Bulwark ...

Liciwpvp
Liciwpvp Modities, Return Cargoes That Would Be Profitable After Trans Shipment In England, Thus Compelling Them To Come Home In Ballast Or To Go In Ballast To England And Get A Cargo There; And It Increased The Risks Of Commerce By Making So Many North Atlantic Voyages Needful. Thus Colonial ...

Mismanagement
Mismanagement In The Infancy Of This Country The Directors Adopted Wrong Plans And, In Our Opinion, Looked More To Their Own Profit Than To The Coun Try's Welfare. Remonstrance Of New Netherland To The States General Of The United Netherlands. 1649. Little Is Known Of Governor Minuit's Administration For, ...

New Start
New Start This Country And Its Position Are Much Better And More Convenient Than That Occupied By The English, And Had Not Self-interest And Private Speculation Been Considered, Assuredly The North Or New England Would Not Have Outstripped Us So Much. Remonstrance Of New Netherland. 1649. Although The West ...

Prosperity And Danger
Prosperity And Danger Kieft Thus Being Made Director Had Now A Path Wherein, With Good Appearance And Without Being Subject To Much Being Said, He Could Have Acquired Honor 'and Distinction. . . . Passing By Divers Trifling Abuses . . . Be It Known Then That He Had A ...

Reorganization And Discontent
Reorganization And Discontent. Being Possessed Of New York . . . You Shall By All Possible Means Satisfy The Inhabitants, As Well Natives And Strangers As English, That Your Intention Is Not To Disturb Them In Their Possessions But On The Contrary That Your Coming Is For Their Protection And ...

Scores
Scores Of Contemporaneous Documents, Easily Accessible In Print, Explain How New Netherland Was Taken From The Dutch In 1664. Nevertheless, Almost All English Historians, Of Our Own As Of Earlier Times, Say That It Was Captured With Out Orders By Robert Holmes After He Had Accomplished What The Royal African ...

Suitable Burgher Government
Suitable Burgher Government We Have Already Connived As Much As Possible At The Many Imperti Nences Of Some Restless Spirits In The Hope That They Might Be Shamed By Our Discreetness And Benevolence. . . . Yet To Stop The Mouth Of All The World We Have Resolved . . ...

The Birth Of The
The Birth Of The Province 'tis The Finest Land For Cultivation That I Ever In My Life Set Foot Upon. Henry Hudson. 1609. (quoted By De Laet. 1625.) In 1619 Captain Thomas Dermer, Sent Out By Sir Ferdinando Gorges, The Leading Spirit Of The Plymouth Company, To Seek For ...

The City And Its
The City And Its People The Said City New Ansterodam Is Very Delightsome And Convenient For Situation Especially For Trade, Having Two Main Streams Or Rivers Running By With An Excellent Harbor; The End Of The Said Rivers Or Streams Is The Ordinary Passage From And To New England And ...

The Death Of Leisler
The Death Of Leisler Your Petitioners Are Under Apprehension That Your Excellency Is Informed That The Fort Was Detained (after Your Arrival Here) In Dis Obedience To His Majesty Or Your Excellency For Some Ill Design, When In Truth It Was Purposely Kept Until Yourself Appeared, Whose Arrival Was With ...

The Dongan Charter
The Dongan Charter. Know Ye Therefore, That I, The Said Thomas Dongan, By Virtue Of The Commission And Authority Unto Me Given, And Power In Me Resid Ing, At The Humble Petition Of The Now Mayor, Aldermen, And Common Alty Of The Said City Of New York, And For Divers ...

The Dongan Charter_2
The Dongan Charter Of The King. Despite This Permission The Seal Of 1686 Has Never Been Broken And Remade. It Is Still The Seal Of The City, And In Its Design It Has Been Little Changed. One Of The Indian Supporters And The Cross That Arched Over Him Were Replaced ...

The Dongan Charter_3
The Dongan Charter The Crown And Responsible Only To The Crown. The One Kind Of Liberty That Was Guaranteed Was The Kind Which The Ruling Class In Massachusetts Had Abhorred : Liberty Of Conscience. And The One Qualification Of This Grant Was A Peculiarly Ob Noxious Qualification : Adherents Of ...

The Fall Of Leisler
The Fall Of Leisler The Said Ingoldsby Upon His Arrival Had Sent . . . To Demand The Fort Of The Said Governor Leisler, Showing Nevertheless Not The Slightest Order From His Majesty Or The Colonel Sloughter, Whereupon This Was Refused By The Said Leisler Unless They Would First Show ...

The Fall Of New
The Fall Of New Amsterdam Whether We Turn Us For Assistance To The North Or The South, To The East Or The West, 'tis All In Vain ! . . . If On The Other Hand We Examine Our Internal Strength, Alas ! It Is So Feeble And Impotent That, ...

The First Assembly
The First Assembly No Aid, Tax, Tallage, Assessment, Custom, Loan, Benevolence, Or Imposition Whatsoever Shall Be Laid, Assessed, Imposed, Or Levied On Any Of His Majesty's Subjects Within This Province Or Their Estates Upon Any Manner Of Color Or Pretence But By The Act And Consent Of The Governor, Council, ...

The Founding Of New
The Founding Of New Amsterdam After These Countries Had Passed Into The Hands Of The Incorporated West India Company . . . Said Company Purchased From The Ind Ians, Who Were The Indubitable Owners Thereof, The Island Of The Manhathes, Situate At The Entrance Of The River, And There Laid ...

The Indian War
The Indian War It Is Known To All Right-thinking Men Here That The Indians Have Lived As Lambs Among Us Until A Few Years Ago, Injuring No One, Affording Every Assistance To Our Nation. . . . The Director Hath, By Various Uncalled-for Proceedings, From Time To Time So Estranged ...

The Latter Years Of
The Latter Years Of New Netherland And Again We Asked, What Right Had The Kings Of Spain, France, Or England More Than The Hollanders Or Dutch To The New World America ? Augustine Herrman: Journal Of The Embassy From New Netherland To Maryland. 1659. In Europe Several Publications Relating ...

The Remonstrance Of New
The Remonstrance Of New Netherland We Humbly Solicit Permanent Privileges And Exemptions Which Promote Population And Prosperity And Which Consist, In Our Opinion, First : In Suitable Burgher Government Such As Your High Mightinesses Will Consider Adapted To This Province And Somewhat Resembling The Laudable Government Of Our Fatherland. ...

The Rise Of Leisler
The Rise Of Leisler The Eighth Of This Instant Arrived By The Way Of Boston A Messenger With Two Gracious Letters, The One From Their Majesties With Orders To Do And Perform All Things Which To The Place And Office Of His Majesty's Lieutenant-governor And Commander-in-chief Of New York Doth ...

The Uprising In New
The Uprising In New York Our Only Design And Intention Was To Secure Ourselves And Country To Be Wholly Devoted To Your Majesties' Will And Pleasure In Disposing Of Our Government, To Which We Are Ready With All Loyalty And Obedi Ence To Submit. Address Of The Militia And ...

Vol Ii B
Of The Extracts From Autobiographical Notes Written By James Which Macpherson Prefixed To His Collection Of Documents Called Original Papers Speaks, Under The Date 1664, Of Holmes's Expedition And Then Says That The King Gave The Duke . . . A Patent For Long Island, In The West Indies, And ...

Vol Ii C
Vol. Ii. -c Some Of The Duke's Desires As Well As Some Of The Provisions Of The Navigation Acts. He Had Been Ordered To Give The People No Share In The Government, Yet Local Self-government In The City Of New York And In All The Towns Of The Province, And ...

Vol
Nicolls Licensed The Company's Ship To Come Again From Holland With Merchandise Within The Year, And Also Per Mitted A Few Prominent Merchants To Trade With Ports In The North Of Europe. This Was To Meet The Insistent Needs Of His People, For No Ships Were Arriving From England. With ...