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Title: Letter to Governor Peter Stuyvesant
Brief Description: Letter in support of religious freedom.
Date Original: 1663-04-16
Identifier: NYSA_A1810_V15_P12
Source: New York State Archives, A1810, Dutch colonial administrative correspondence, 1646-1664, volume 15, p. 12, folio 3
Publisher: New York State Archives
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Creator: New York (Colony). Council.
Language: Dutch
Description:

Letter of reprimand from the Directors of the Dutch West India Company to Governor Peter Stuyvesant in response to the arrest and banishment of Flushing Quaker John Bowne for holding religious meetings in his home.

Language is Dutch. Translated in: Correspondence, 1647-1653, trans. and ed. Charles T. Gehring ("New Netherland Documents Series") (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2000).

Relation: IsPartOf: New York State Archives, A1810, Dutch colonial administrative correspondence, 1646-1664
IsFormatOf: Digital representation of a handwritten letter in New York State Archives, A1810, Dutch colonial administrative correspondence, 1646-1664
HasVersion: Artificial collection of material shown during visit of author Doris Kearns Goodwin, 2007.
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Location: New York (State)
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
New York County (N.Y.)
Time Period: 1660s
Collections: Goodwin Presentation

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