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1646 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to the council of New Netherland

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors of the W. I. Company at Amsterdam to (director Stuyvesant); samples of minerals from N. Netherland; peace with the Indians; handsome villages and buildings around fort Amsterdam; English to be permitted to settle in N. N., but their magistrates to be appointed by the director; iron mine on Staten island; English trading house near Fort Orange; more negroes to be sent to N. Netherland, &c. [1646]

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May 4 1649 Director General Stuyvesant to Governor Eaton

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to gov. Eaton; objects to Boston; prefers Connecticut; proposes to visit New Haven. [1649]

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April 30 1649 Governor Eaton to Director General Stuyvesant

Newhaven. Letter. Gov. Eaton to director Stuyvesant; harbor regulations at Manhattans; declines his visit to New Haven. [1649]

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May 26 1649 Director General Stuyvesant to Governor Eaton

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to gov. Eaton; customs and harbor regulations at Manhattans, &c.;Gravesend, L.I. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to John Endecott, governor of Massachusetts; congratulates him on his election; objects to a proposed English colony at the Delaware river, which he claims for the Dutch. [1649]

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June 1649 Director General Stuyvesant to Governor Endicott

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to gov. Eaton; customs and harbor regulations at Manhattans, &c.;Gravesend, L.I. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to John Endecott, governor of Massachusetts; congratulates him on his election; objects to a proposed English colony at the Delaware river, which he claims for the Dutch. [1649]

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Letter. Director General Stuyvesant to Governor Bradford, on the same subject as the preceding

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to gov. Bradford, on the same subject as the preceding.

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June 7 1649 Governor Eaton to Director General Stuyvesant

Newhaven. Letter. Gov. Eaton to Director Stuyvesant; vindicates the English right to the Delaware; customs at the Manhattans, and;New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to gov. Eaton; is determined to maintain the Dutch right to the Delaware. [1649]

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July 2 1649 Director General Stuyvesant to Governor Eaton

Newhaven. Letter. Gov. Eaton to Director Stuyvesant; vindicates the English right to the Delaware; customs at the Manhattans, and;New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to gov. Eaton; is determined to maintain the Dutch right to the Delaware. [1649]

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April 7 1648 Letter from the directors in Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors at Amsterdam to director Stuyvesant; ship Princess lost, with 81 souls, including ex-director Kieft, rev. Mr. Bogardus, and fiscal Van der Hoyckens; lenient policy towards the Indians recommended; New Netherland under the chamber at Amsterdam exclusively; New Netherland vessels to trade to Brazil and Angola, and return with negroes; disorders in the church; rev. Mr. Backer; rev. Mr. Megapolensis; Forrester, governor of Long island, sent to Holland; Cornelis Melyn, Jochem Pietersen (Kuyter) and others, complain to the States-General; Jan van Hardenburgh; Van Twiller. [1648]

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April 28 1648 Letter from the States General to Petrus Stuyvesant

Hague. Letter. States-General to the director and council of New Netherland; an appeal granted to Kuyter and Melyn from a sentence pronounced against them 25th July, 1647 (see vol. 4, 321, 323), with arrest of judgment, and leave to return to and reside in New Netherland unmolested. [1648]

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May 19 1648 Letter from the Prince of Orange to Petrus Stuyvesant

Hague. Letter. William, prince of Orange, to director Stuyvesant, to the same purport as the preceding. [1648]

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January 27 1649 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; censured for meddling in Kieft's affairs; summoned to sustain his sentence against Kuyter and Melyn; Swedish Virginia; Prince Henrick or Delaware river; boundaries; English claim from Canada to Florida; revolution in England; Rensselaerswyck; Fort Orange; fiscal Van Dyck's complaints; rev. Backerus and Megapolensis; iron mines; Curaçao, &c. [1649]

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February 26 1649 Hempstead officials to Director General Stuyvesant

Hempstead. Letter. Thomas Topping, Richard Gildersleeve and others, deputies, to director Stuyvesant; promise to send an answer shortly to his proposals. [1649]

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March 20 1649 Director General Stuyvesant to Hempstead

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the town of Hempstead, in regard to the above mentioned deputies. [1649]

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September 18 1649 Greenwich residents to Director General Stuyvesant

Greenwich. Letter. Robert Heusted and others to director Stuyvesant; Stamford; Tobias Feaks; Mr. Hallet. [1649]

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February 16 1650 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; peace with Spain to be proclaimed; Curaçao; rev. Megapolensis; schoolmaster sent out; remonstrance from New Netherland; Melyn and Van Twiller endeavoring to deprive the company of that country; rev. Backerus; Van der Donck; conflict between Renselaerswyck and Fort Orange; latter erected 15 years before the former; free navigation of the North river to be enforced; Aug. Hermans; efforts of the delegates from New Netherland; increased interest awakened towards that country; abuses in land granting; Staten island; bouweries at the Mahattans; secretary Van Tienhoven; boundaries. [1650]

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March 1 1650 Petition of Richard Denton, John Carman and others of Hempstead against the Schout of Flushing

Marshpague. Petition. Richard Denton, John Carman and others of Hempstead, against the sheriff of Flushing. [1650]

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April 15 1650 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to director Stuyvesant; result of the remonstrance from New Netherland; rev. Megapolensis' tract on confession; schoolmaster; surgeon Kierstede; boundary; English; flight of Charles I.; emigration. [1650]

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July 24 1650 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; delegates from New Netherland; alarm of the Amsterdam chamber; emigration; Pavonia; boundaries; Dutch ambassador to the Parliament; Melyn; Van der Donck. [1650]

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September 22 1650 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; smuggling through Virginia; Van der Donck; Melyn. [1650]

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Orders agreed upon by the inhabitants of Gravesend

Orders agreed upon by and with consent of the inhabitants of Gravesend, at several times.

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January 9 1651 Letter from George Baxter with the foregoing orders to Director General Stuyvesant

Gravesend. Letter. Geo. Baxter to director Stuyvesant with the above, and requesting him not to approve the persons chosen by the town for magistrates at the recent election. [1651]

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January 27 1651 Letter from Stephen Goodyear to Director Stuyvesant

Newhaven. Letter. Stephen Goodyear to director Stuyvesant; private business. [1651]

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February 24 1651 Letter from Agnes and Edward Grace

Letter. Agnes and Edward Grace to ----------, respecting the affairs of George Grace who died in America. [1651]

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Account of Jan Jansen Huyssen, commander at Bonaire

Account of sundries received by Jan Jansen Huyssen, commander at Bonayre.

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March 2 1651 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Director General Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, informing him that they would write to him at large by the next ships. [1651]

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March 21 1651 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Director General Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; send letters to the people of New Netherland, warning them against the late delegates to Holland; Melyn's unfounded reports; abuses in land granting; Van Twiller's extravagant grants to himself and others; Long island; Raritans; Kill van Koll; boundaries; Katskill; Rensselaersstein; pretensions of Van Renselaer's agent; right of the company to Fort Orange; free navigation of the rivers; baron Van der Capelle's proposed colonie; rev. Megapolensis' tract; emigration; Mohawk invasion of Canada; French prisoners; Van Twiller; emigration to Curaçao; samples of indigo promised; Stuyvesant purchases a bouwery from the company; deed sent (see vol. 3, p. 87). [1651]

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August 17 1647 Response of Governor Winthrop and the commissioners of the United Colonies to Petrus Stuyvesant

Boston. Letter. Governor Winthrop to director Stuyvesant in answer; sick; his letter laid before the commissioners of the United Colonies. [1647]

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March 22 1651 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Director General Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; complaints against ship captains, smuggling to be prevented.

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April 1 1651 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Director General Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, with letters, invoices and other papers, left behind by sailing vessels.

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April 18 1651 Letter from Richard Denton to Director General Stuyvesant

Middleborrough. Letter. Richard Denton to director Stuyvesant, complaining that Mr. Carman will not pay him.

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Permit to Mr. Evans to trade in Delaware

Permit. Mr. Evans to trade at the Delaware.;Notice. Mr. More, master of the ketch Sara, not to trade at the Delaware without license.

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April 21 1651 Notice prohibiting Mr. More to trade at Delaware

Notice. Mr. More, master of the ketch Sara, not to trade at the Delaware without license.;Notice. Mr. More, master of the ketch Sara, not to trade at the Delaware without license.

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Letter from Director General Stuyvesant to unknown addressee

New Amsterdam. Letter. (Director Stuyvesant) to ----------; news from Europe; prospect of a settlement of all differences between England and Holland.

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Letter from Director General Stuyvesant to the governor of Massachusetts

New Amsterdam. Letter. (Director Stuyvesant to the gov. of Massachusetts); met the commissioners of United Colonies at Hartford last year; English claim the Delaware river; a vessel and settlers from New Haven, under Robert Crane and lieut. Seely, stopped on the way thither; explanation.

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April 26 1651 Letter from the directors to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; Van Tienhoven returns to N. Netherland; Dyckman; goods imported in vessels of English Colonies to pay a duty, but to be exported free.

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April 26 1651 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant concerning the appointment of Cornelis van Thienhoven

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; Van Tienhoven confirmed as receiver-general; tenths to be collected.

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August 24 1651 Letter from Sheriff Underhill of Flushing to Director Stuyvesant

Flushing. Letter. Sheriff Underhill to director Stuyvesant, respecting an attachment of money belonging to Jonas Wood in the hands of Thomas Laurence, and the arrest of said Laurence at New Haven at the suit of Wood.

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August 3 1647 Letter from Governor William Bradford of New Plymouth to Petrus Stuyvesant

Boston. Letter. William Bradford, governor of New Plymouth, to director Stuyvesant; congratulates his arrival; Thomas Willet and William Paddie recommended, &c. [1647]

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November 2 1647 Letter from Stuyvesant to Jeremy Clarke, president of Rhode Island

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to Jeremy Clarke, president of Rhode island; in answer. [1647]

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October 8 1647 Second letter from Governor Eaton of New Haven to Director General Stuyvesant

Newhaven. Letter. Gov. Eaton to director Stuyvesant; criminations; Dutch right to Connecticut river, &c., denied; seizure of a ship at New Haven by the Dutch; protest. [1647]

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November 23 1651 Resolution of Amsterdam chamber ordering Stuyvesant to settle an account with Wouter van Twiller

Resolution of the Amsterdam chamber of the W. I. Company, ordering the director of N. Netherlaud to settle an account of Wouter van Twiller.

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February 25 1652 Letter from Deputy-Governor Goodyear of New Haven to Director Stuyvesant on trade between the colonies

Newhaven. Letter. Stephen Goodyeare to director Stuyvesant, on the subject of a supply of provisions, and requesting despatch of Isaac Allerton.

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March 26 1652 Affidavit of Michael Bergier concerning Cornelis Melyn

Notarial copy of an affidavit of Michel Bergier, that Cornelis Melyn traded at Rhode island on his voyage to N. Netherland, that he afterwards landed articles of contraband at Staten island, where he fortified his house and maintained a guard of Raritan Indians.

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March 26 1652 Affidavit of the Rev. Wilhelmus Grasmeer concerning Cornelis Melyn

Notarial copy of an affidavit of the rev. Wilhelmus Grasmeer, late minister of the Gospel in New Netherland, that Cornelis Melyn incited the Nayack and other Indians against director Stuyvesant, who was obliged, in consequence, to be attended by an armed guard whenever he went abroad; also, that the Nayack Indians, being excited by such reports, behaved very insolently towards the inhabitants of Gravesend.

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February 13 1652 Representation of the directors of the Amsterdam chamber to the burgomasters of Amsterdam

Representation of the directors of the Amsterdam chamber of the W. I. Company to the burgomasters and regents of Amsterdam, on various points respecting the province of New Netherland; Indians; English; N. Netherland delegates; Van Dincklagen and Melyn; notary Schelluyne, &c.

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February 15 1652 Extract from the resolutions of the Senate of the City of Amsterdam

Resolution of the common council (Vroedschap), of Amsterdam, thereupon.

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Form of a contract for importing slaves from Africa

Contract between the director and council of New Netherland and ----------, to import a cargo of slaves from Africa into that province.

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March 18 1652 Letter from Cornelis van Werckhoven concerning purchase of the Raritan country

Utrecht. Letter. (Cornelis van Werckhoven) to ------, entering a caveat against the grant of the Raritan country to baron Van der Capelle.

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Letter from Baron van der Capelle Cornelis van Werckhoven

Letter. Baron Van der Capelle to Cornelis van Werckhoven, informing him that he had purchased the Raritan country, and requesting him to locate his colonies elsewhere.

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November 7 1651 Entry by Cornelis van Werckhoven at the Chamber of Amsterdam for two colonies, one at Nevesing and the other at Tappan and grant of the above colonies

Entry by Cornelis van Werckhoven at the chamber of Amsterdam, for two colonies, one at the Nevesing and the other at Tappan.;Grant to Cornelis van Werckhoven of the above mentioned colonies.

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February 19 1652 Petition of Geraert van der Voorde, Isaac Melyn and others requesting restitution of a cargo confiscated in New Amsterdam

Petition of Geraert van der Voorde, Isaac Melyn and others, merchants of Amsterdam, to the directors of the W. I. Company, paying the restitution of the proceeds of a cargo of goods shipped by them to New Netherland and there confiscated, with order thereupon.

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Letter from Deputy Governor Goodyear of New Haven to Stuyvesant

Letter. Stephen Goodyear, dep. gov. of New Haven, to director Stuyvesant; excitement on the seizure of the ship.

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November 13 1647 Letter from Director General Stuyvesant to Deputy Governor Goodyear of New Haven

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to dep. gov. Goodyear, of New Haven in answer to his of ------. [1647]

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March 13 1652 Notarized copy of the bill of lading of De Nieu Nederlantse Fortuyn

Notarial copy of a bond dated 10th August, 1650, by Daniel Michielsen, commander of the ship Fortune, to sail direct with his cargo to the Manhattans.

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August 9 1650 Copy of the manifest of De Nieu Nederlantse Fortuyn

Invoice of the cargo of the above ship.

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April 4 1652 Letter from the directors in Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

April 4. Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; address letters to the colonists; proclamation against traffic in munitions of war; proposed league with the English against Indians; colonists allowed to import negroes into New Netherland; children to be sent thither from orphan asylums; English privateers seize Dutch ships; reprisals; New Netherland bureau established; checks for abuses in land granting; part of Staten island sold; conflicts between the purchases of baron Van der Capelle and Mr. Van Werckhoven at the Raritan; New Amsterdam incorporated; public school, Jan La Montagne principal; case of the ship New Netherland Fortune; war between the Mohawks and Canada Indians; Fort Orange; Van Twiller; sheep; South river; forts Nassau and Casimir; Hartford treaty; boundary; rev. S. Drisius; rev. Mr. Grasmeer.

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April 4 1652 Letter from the directors in Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant [Duplicate of the preceding letter]

April 4. Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; address letters to the colonists; proclamation against traffic in munitions of war; proposed league with the English against Indians; colonists allowed to import negroes into New Netherland; children to be sent thither from orphan asylums; English privateers seize Dutch ships; reprisals; New Netherland bureau established; checks for abuses in land granting; part of Staten island sold; conflicts between the purchases of baron Van der Capelle and Mr. Van Werckhoven at the Raritan; New Amsterdam incorporated; public school, Jan La Montagne principal; case of the ship New Netherland Fortune; war between the Mohawks and Canada Indians; Fort Orange; Van Twiller; sheep; South river; forts Nassau and Casimir; Hartford treaty; boundary; rev. S. Drisius; rev. Mr. Grasmeer. [Duplicate of the preceding letter.]

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April 4 1652 Letter from the directors in Amsterdam to the inhabitants of Manhattan

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to the commonalty at the Manathans; concessions; emigration; orphans; direct trade to Africa for slaves permitted.

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April 4 1652 Letter from the directors in Amsterdam to the inhabitants of Heemstede and Gravesande

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to the magistrates of Hempstead and Gravesend, in answer to theirs of 25th September, 1651; same purport as the preceding.

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April 1652 Petition of Charles Gabrij requesting Augustijn Herman to render an account

Petition. Charles Gabry & Co., praying that measures be taken to oblige Augustyn Herman to render an account of goods they sent him.

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April 8 1652 Deposition of Thomas Foster concerning actions at Flushing

Deposition. Thomas Foster, Stephen Hudson and Isaac Bobye, as to the language of director Stuyvesant declaring the election at Hempstead illegal.

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April 17 1652 Letter from the directors to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, informing him that the States-General had reconsidered their resolution recalling him.

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November 15 1647 New Amsterdam, November 15, 1647. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to Governor Winthrop; complaints against New Haven

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to gov. Winthrop; complaints against New Haven. [1647]

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November 16 1647 Letter from Governor Eaton to Director General Stuyvesant

Newhaven. Letter. Gov. Eaton to director Stuyvesant; vindicates English title to New Haven; recriminations; cutting out the Dutch ship; exciting Indians, &c. [1647]

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April 18 1652 Letter from the directors in Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, instructing him that they had permitted the agents of Gerard Smith, Nicolas and Joost van Beeck, to select lands for their colonists in New Netherland, and one or two lots on the Manhattans.

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Letter from Petrus Stuyvesant to Governor Endicott of Massachusetts Bay Colony

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to (gov. Endecott) on hearing of the war between England and Holland; intended to have met the commissioners of the United Colonies at Plymouth; his reasons therefor.

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Letter from Petrus Stuyvesant to Governor Eaton of New Haven

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to (gov. Eaton); wishes uninterrupted peace in America notwithstanding the war; the English may trade at the Manhattans unmolested.

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Provisional plan for the colonization of New Netherland and Caribbean possessions

Provisional plan for the trade, peopling and advancing of New Netherland and the islands of Curaçao, Bonaire and Aruba, dependent thereon.

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April 27 1652 Resolution of the States General recalling Director General Stuyvesant

Resolution of the States-General ordering the return of director Stuyvesant to Holland.

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April 27 1652 Letter to the Amsterdam Chamber covering the preceding resolution

Hague. Letter. States-General to the Amsterdam chamber of the W. I. Company, communicating the above resolution.

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April 29 1652 Letter to the Amsterdam Chamber granting land on Manhattan

Resolution of the Amsterdam chamber of the W. I. Company, to grant Marcus Hendricksen Vogelsang, ship carpenter, sufficient ground at the Manhattans, in a suitable place, for the erection of a shiphouse, stocks and a residence.

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May 2 1652 Letter covering the preceding resolution

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, inclosing the preceding resolution.;Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, inclosing the preceding resolution.

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March 4 1652 Resolution of the Amsterdam chamber granting land on Long Island

Resolution. Amsterdam chamber to grant Jacob Baselier 500 morgens of land on Long island, on condition that he convey 20 persons thither in the course of a year.;Resolution. Same to assist Machteltje Martens, wife of Andries Barentsen, a soldier, to join her husband in New Netherland.;Resolution. Same permitting Gerard Smith and Nicolas and Joost van Beeck to select, by themselves or agents, as much land in New Netherland as they can cultivate (supra, p. 60).

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April 9 1652 Resolution of the Amsterdam chamber arranging passage for a soldier's wife

Resolution. Amsterdam chamber to grant Jacob Baselier 500 morgens of land on Long island, on condition that he convey 20 persons thither in the course of a year.;Resolution. Same to assist Machteltje Martens, wife of Andries Barentsen, a soldier, to join her husband in New Netherland.;Resolution. Same permitting Gerard Smith and Nicolas and Joost van Beeck to select, by themselves or agents, as much land in New Netherland as they can cultivate (supra, p. 60).

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April 18 1652 Resolution of the Amsterdam chamber concerning land acquisition in New Netherland

Resolution. Amsterdam chamber to grant Jacob Baselier 500 morgens of land on Long island, on condition that he convey 20 persons thither in the course of a year.;Resolution. Same to assist Machteltje Martens, wife of Andries Barentsen, a soldier, to join her husband in New Netherland.;Resolution. Same permitting Gerard Smith and Nicolas and Joost van Beeck to select, by themselves or agents, as much land in New Netherland as they can cultivate (supra, p. 60).

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April 18 1652 Resolution of the Amsterdam chamber concerning overpayment of duty; Resolution of the Amsterdam chamber concerning payment of a debt in New Netherland

Resolution. Same to remit to Gillis Verbrugge, Jan van Hardenburgh and Wouter van Twiller, an excess of duties paid by them.;Resolution. Amsterdam Chamber of the W. I. Co. authorizing director Stuyvesant to pay Reyer Stoffelsen certain moneys.

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April 22 1652 Resolution of the Amsterdam chamber concerning overpayment of duty; Resolution of the Amsterdam chamber concerning payment of a debt in New Netherland

Resolution. Same to remit to Gillis Verbrugge, Jan van Hardenburgh and Wouter van Twiller, an excess of duties paid by them.;Resolution. Amsterdam Chamber of the W. I. Co. authorizing director Stuyvesant to pay Reyer Stoffelsen certain moneys.

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April 25 1652 Resolution of the Amsterdam chamber granting land in New Netherland

Resolution. Same authorizing a grant to Claes Jansen Backer, of land in New Netherland formerly in the possession of Jan van Rotterdam, deceased, provided, &c.

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April 25 1652 Resolution concerning an accidental death

Resolution. Same directing that Adrian Jansen, pilot of the ship The Court of Cleeff, be not molested for having accidentally shot his captain in 1649.;Duplicate of resolution on p. 65.;Resolution. Same to grant Hog island (now Manning's island) to Francis Fyn, if vacant, and if no special objection intervene.

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April 29 1652 Duplicate of 11:65

Resolution. Same directing that Adrian Jansen, pilot of the ship The Court of Cleeff, be not molested for having accidentally shot his captain in 1649.;Duplicate of resolution on p. 65.;Resolution. Same to grant Hog island (now Manning's island) to Francis Fyn, if vacant, and if no special objection intervene.

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May 2 1652 Resolution concerning the granting of land

Resolution. Same directing that Adrian Jansen, pilot of the ship The Court of Cleeff, be not molested for having accidentally shot his captain in 1649.;Duplicate of resolution on p. 65.;Resolution. Same to grant Hog island (now Manning's island) to Francis Fyn, if vacant, and if no special objection intervene.

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May 10 1652 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Director Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, inclosing copy of the resolution in regard to Hog island (supra), and informing him that, having learned that place was well adapted for fortifications, they referred the propriety of making such a grant to him.;Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, inclosing copy of the resolution in regard to Hog island (supra), and informing him that, having learned that place was well adapted for fortifications, they referred the propriety of making such a grant to him.

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May 10 1652 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Stuyvesant and the council

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, inclosing copies of foregoing resolutions, and papers in the case of David Provoost.

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December 16 1647 Letter from Director General Stuyvesant to Deputy Governor Goodyear

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to dep. gov. Goodyear, in answer to gov. Eaton's of November 16; vindication of his conduct. [1647]

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April 3 1648 Extract from a letter of Director General Stuyvesant to Governor Winthrop

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to gov. Winthrop; defends himself against the charges of inciting the Indians; endeavors to make peace between the Mohawks and English, &c. [1648]

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July 19 1652 Letter from Stephen Goodyear to Director Stuyvesant

Newhaven. Letter. Stephen Goodyeare to director Stuyvesant; sends him a lot of provisions; wishes Mr. Allerton satisfied, &c.;Newhaven. Letter. Stephen Goodyeare to director Stuyvesant; sends him a lot of provisions; wishes Mr. Allerton satisfied, &c.;Newhaven. Letter. Stephen Goodyeare to director Stuyvesant; sends him a lot of provisions; wishes Mr. Allerton satisfied, &c.

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August 6 1652 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Director Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; boundary; war imminent; Indians to be employed against New England should it engage in hostilities; fortifications to be strengthened; letter box for New Netherland; letters for English settlers to be opened and examined.;Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; boundary; war imminent; Indians to be employed against New England should it engage in hostilities; fortifications to be strengthened; letter box for New Netherland; letters for English settlers to be opened and examined.;Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; boundary; war imminent; Indians to be employed against New England should it engage in hostilities; fortifications to be strengthened; letter box for New Netherland; letters for English settlers to be opened and examined.;Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; boundary; war imminent; Indians to be employed against New England should it engage in hostilities; fortifications to be strengthened; letter box for New Netherland; letters for English settlers to be opened and examined.;Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; boundary; war imminent; Indians to be employed against New England should it engage in hostilities; fortifications to be strengthened; letter box for New Netherland; letters for English settlers to be opened and examined.;Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; boundary; war imminent; Indians to be employed against New England should it engage in hostilities; fortifications to be strengthened; letter box for New Netherland; letters for English settlers to be opened and examined.

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November 18 1652 Resolution of the Amsterdam Chamber dispatching a private ship to New Netherland

Resolution. Amsterdam chamber of the W. I. Company, authorizing Gillis Verbrugge & Co. to despatch a vessel to New Netherland on certain favorable conditions.

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November 18 1652 Clarification attached to the foregoing resolution

Explanation of the conditions contained in the above resolution.

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November 22 1652 Indian deed for New Utrecht on Long Island

Indian deed to Cornelis van Werckhoven for New Utrecht, L. I.

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December 1 1652 Indian deed for Nyack on Long Island

Indian deed to Cornelis van Werckhoven for the land called Naiecq, L. I.;Indian deed to Cornelis van Werckhoven for the land called Naiecq, L. I.

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December 13 1652 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Director Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; war with England; abuses in land granting; Van Werckhoven declines the colonies at Raritans and Tappan; settles at Nyack, L. I.; demand for Dutch shillings and fourpenny pieces disapproved; ship New Netherland Fortune attached in Holland; friendship with the English recommended; whale, sturgeon and cod fishing to be encouraged; mulberry trees and silk worms; Jan van Renselaer complains of Stuyvesant.;Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; war with England; abuses in land granting; Van Werckhoven declines the colonies at Raritans and Tappan; settles at Nyack, L. I.; demand for Dutch shillings and fourpenny pieces disapproved; ship New Netherland Fortune attached in Holland; friendship with the English recommended; whale, sturgeon and cod fishing to be encouraged; mulberry trees and silk worms; Jan van Renselaer complains of Stuyvesant.;Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; war with England; abuses in land granting; Van Werckhoven declines the colonies at Raritans and Tappan; settles at Nyack, L. I.; demand for Dutch shillings and fourpenny pieces disapproved; ship New Netherland Fortune attached in Holland; friendship with the English recommended; whale, sturgeon and cod fishing to be encouraged; mulberry trees and silk worms; Jan van Renselaer complains of Stuyvesant.;Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; war with England; abuses in land granting; Van Werckhoven declines the colonies at Raritans and Tappan; settles at Nyack, L. I.; demand for Dutch shillings and fourpenny pieces disapproved; ship New Netherland Fortune attached in Holland; friendship with the English recommended; whale, sturgeon and cod fishing to be encouraged; mulberry trees and silk worms; Jan van Renselaer complains of Stuyvesant.;Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; war with England; abuses in land granting; Van Werckhoven declines the colonies at Raritans and Tappan; settles at Nyack, L. I.; demand for Dutch shillings and fourpenny pieces disapproved; ship New Netherland Fortune attached in Holland; friendship with the English recommended; whale, sturgeon and cod fishing to be encouraged; mulberry trees and silk worms; Jan van Renselaer complains of Stuyvesant.;Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; war with England; abuses in land granting; Van Werckhoven declines the colonies at Raritans and Tappan; settles at Nyack, L. I.; demand for Dutch shillings and fourpenny pieces disapproved; ship New Netherland Fortune attached in Holland; friendship with the English recommended; whale, sturgeon and cod fishing to be encouraged; mulberry trees and silk worms; Jan van Renselaer complains of Stuyvesant.;Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; war with England; abuses in land granting; Van Werckhoven declines the colonies at Raritans and Tappan; settles at Nyack, L. I.; demand for Dutch shillings and fourpenny pieces disapproved; ship New Netherland Fortune attached in Holland; friendship with the English recommended; whale, sturgeon and cod fishing to be encouraged; mulberry trees and silk worms; Jan van Renselaer complains of Stuyvesant.;Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; war with England; abuses in land granting; Van Werckhoven declines the colonies at Raritans and Tappan; settles at Nyack, L. I.; demand for Dutch shillings and fourpenny pieces disapproved; ship New Netherland Fortune attached in Holland; friendship with the English recommended; whale, sturgeon and cod fishing to be encouraged; mulberry trees and silk worms; Jan van Renselaer complains of Stuyvesant.;Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; war with England; abuses in land granting; Van Werckhoven declines the colonies at Raritans and Tappan; settles at Nyack, L. I.; demand for Dutch shillings and fourpenny pieces disapproved; ship New Netherland Fortune attached in Holland; friendship with the English recommended; whale, sturgeon and cod fishing to be encouraged; mulberry trees and silk worms; Jan van Renselaer complains of Stuyvesant.

1 11 75
December 9 1652 Protest of Johannes van Rensselaer against Director Stuyvesant

Protest. Johannes van Renselaer, patroon, against the proceedings of Petrus Stuyvesant with regard to the colonie of Renselaerswyck.

1 11 76
January 17 1653 Points extracted from the protest of Rensselaerswijck with the company's responses

Points extracted from the petition of the patroon, &c., of the colonie of Renselaerswyck, with the answers of the W. I. Company thereto.

1 11 77a
1653 Points made against Rensselaerswijck

Points presented against the patroon and co-directors of Renselaerswyck.

1 11 77b
May 7 1653 Letter from the directors to Petrus Stuyvesant concerning Johan de Hulter

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; recommend Johan de Hulter, one of the partners of Renselaerswyck, who takes out a number of colonists.

1 11 78
May 26 1653 Petition of Adriaen van der Donck

Petition. Adriaen van der Donck, for permission to return to New Netherland, and pledging himself not to meddle in public affairs.

1 11 79
May 26 - 29 1648 Governor Winthrop to Director General Stuyvesant

Boston. Letter. Gov. Winthrop to director Stuyvesant; is willing to second his efforts for a more intimate union, and;Boston. Letter. Gov. Winthrop to director Stuyvesant, in answer to his of 3 April. [1648]

1 11 7d
August 26 1648 Director General Stuyvesant to Governor Winthrop

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to gov. Winthrop; requests that matters may remain in statu quo until regularly settled. [1648]

1 11 7f
May 26 1653 Petition of Adriaen van der Donck concerning land granted him at Saeghkil in 1645

Petition. Adriaen van der Donck, praying that he be maintained in his possession of the Sawkill granted him in 1645, and in his lands at Paperinemin, called by the Dutch, Spuyt den duyvel.

1 11 80a
May 26 1653 Petition of Adriaen van der Donck concerning obligations of his servants

Petition. Adriaen van der Donck, stating that several servants whom he had sent to New Netherland, refuse to fulfill their obligations and praying to be maintained in his rights.

1 11 80b
Untranslated document

Untranslated document.

1 11 81
May 30 1653 Letter from Director Stuyvesant to Richard Bennet, Governor of Virginia

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to Richard Bennet, governor of Virginia, recommending Augustyn Heermans to his courtesy.

1 11 82
June 6 1653 Letter from the directors in Amsterdam to Director Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; war; Parliament abolished in England; Cromwell establishes another form of government; regulations for land granting; comments on ordinances; Renselaerswyck; increase of cattle to be encouraged; disease among sheep in New Netherland; war between the Mohawks and Canada Indians; trading house 20 (Dutch) miles north of Fort Orange recommended; potashery; brick making; salt works; Nicasius Silla, first councillor; slave trade to New Netherland; Van Twiller; Van der Donck.

1 11 83
June 28 1653 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Director Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; appointment of Levinus van Ruyven to a clerkship in secretary's office; instructions in the event of the death of the director sent out.

1 11 84
July 24 1653 Letter from directors at Amsterdam to Director Stuyvesant concerning Nicasius de Sille

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; introducing Nicasius Silla first councillor of New Netherland.

1 11 85
July 24 1653 Letter from directors at Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant and the councilors of New Netherland

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; duplicate of that of 6th June; Cornelis Ruyven, provincial secretary; Van der Donck; Beschryvinge van Nieuwe Nederlandt.

1 11 86
August 21 1653 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Director Stuyvesant concerning confiscated goods

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, requiring a report on the confiscation of certain goods imported in the ship St. Michael.

1 11 87
August 18 1653 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Director Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; unfriendly disposition of the New England people towards the Dutch; defeat of the English fleet by Van Tromp, and his death.

1 11 88
September 15 1653 Resolution of the West India Company to encourage privateering

Resolution of the West India Company for the encouragement of privateering.

1 11 89
May 28 1648 Director General Stuyvesant to Governor Eaton

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to gov. Eaton; requests evidence of Govert Loockerman's efforts to instigate the Indians against the English, &c., and;Newhaven. Letter. Gov. Eaton to director Stuyvesant; evidence of intrigues of Dutch traders among the Indians, &c. [1648]

1 11 8a
May 31 1648 Governor Eaton to Director General Stuyvesant

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to gov. Eaton; requests evidence of Govert Loockerman's efforts to instigate the Indians against the English, &c., and;Newhaven. Letter. Gov. Eaton to director Stuyvesant; evidence of intrigues of Dutch traders among the Indians, &c. [1648]

1 11 8b
June 20 1648 Governor Eaton to Director General Stuyvesant

Newhaven. Letter. Gov. Eaton to director Stuyvesant; asks safeguard for Mr. Westerhouse to visit the Manhattans, and;New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to gov. Eaton; respecting the proposed meeting at Connecticut. [1648]

1 11 8c
July 8 1648 Director General Stuyvesant to Governor Eaton

Newhaven. Letter. Gov. Eaton to director Stuyvesant; asks safeguard for Mr. Westerhouse to visit the Manhattans, and;New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to gov. Eaton; respecting the proposed meeting at Connecticut. [1648]

1 11 8d
November 4 1653 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant and the council of New Netherland

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; negotiations with the burgomasters of Amsterdam; reinforcements; Swedes at the South river; Parliament's colors hoisted at Flushing, L. I.; new village on Long island near Flushing; falsehoods of New England; the second Amboyna tragedy, a scandalous libel, printed; Renselaerswyck; non-intercourse with New England; negotiations with Virginia; Brazil; Roman Catholics taxed by parliament; London apprentices; state of England.

1 11 90
1653 The Second Amboyna Tragedy

The Second part of the Amboyna Tragedy; or, A true Account of a Most Bloody, Treacherous and Cruel Plot of the Dutch in New Netherland, in America, tending to a total Ruin and Massacre of the English Colonies in New England. Extracted from divers Letters lately written out of New England to different Merchants in London. LONDON : Printed by Thomas Matthews, residing in St. Paul's Church Yard, at the Sign of the Cock.

1 11 91
December 27 1653 Letter from the magistrates of Gravesande to the Amsterdam Chamber of the WIC

Gravesend. Letter. Magistrates of Gravesend, L. I., to the Amsterdam chamber of the W. I. Company; report on the meeting of delegates at Middleburgh; give assurances of loyalty, &c.

1 11 92
August 20 1648 Director General Stuyvesant to Governor Eaton

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to gov. Eaton; requests that matters may remain in statu quo; Westerhouse sells guns for Indian trade; James Turner and James Hallet, fugitives, demanded, and;Newhaven. Letter. Gov. Eaton to director Stuyvesant; rendition of Turner, Westerhouse, &c. [1648]

1 11 9b
October 9 1648 Governor Eaton to Director General Stuyvesant

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to gov. Eaton; requests that matters may remain in statu quo; Westerhouse sells guns for Indian trade; James Turner and James Hallet, fugitives, demanded, and;Newhaven. Letter. Gov. Eaton to director Stuyvesant; rendition of Turner, Westerhouse, &c. [1648]

1 11 9c
September 16 1648 Commissioners of United Colonies to Stuyvesant

New Plymouth. Letter. Commissioners of the United Colonies to director Stuyvesant; sale of guns, &c., to Mohawks; duties at the Manhattans; Westerhouse; restrictions on Dutch trade in N. England ports in retaliation for like at Manhattans, &c. [1648]

1 11 9d
Stuyvesant to the Commissioners of the United New England Colonies

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the commissioners of the New England colonies, in answer to the preceding.

1 11 9e
March 12 1654 Letter from the directors in Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; peace with England; ordinances vetoed and approved; Renselaerswyck; Van Twiller; return of grants of land, and of the conditions, demanded; Lutherans not allowed to call a minister, or to enjoy freedom of worship; a minister for a new village on Long island to be looked up; Megapolensis; Drisius; accounts of the revenue and expenditures of New Netherland in arrears for several years. [1654]

2 12 1
November 4 1654 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; duplicate of theirs of 4th November, 1653. [1654]

2 12 10
November 19 1654 Resolution of the Chamber at Amsterdam

Resolution. Amsterdam chamber of the W. I. Company, permitting Jan de Sweerts and Dirck Pietersen Wittepaart to despatch a ship to Africa for a cargo of slaves, and to convey the same to New Netherland. [1654]

2 12 11
November 14 1654 Letter from Schout Morris of Gravesend to Petrus Stuyvesant

Gravesend. Letter. Sheriff Morris to director Stuyvesant; answer to an appeal of Peter Johnson against him for levying on his personal effects for a debt. [1654]

2 12 12
November 16 1654 Letter from the directors in Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; seizure of fort Casimir; Swedes to be expelled from the South river or reduced to subjection; reinforcements. [1654]

2 12 13
October 16 1654 Accounts of Daniel de Sille

Accounts of Daniel de Silla. [1654]

2 12 14
November 16 1654 Duplicate of 12:13

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; duplicate of the preceding letter. [1654]

2 12 15
November 23 1654 Copy of 12:13

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; triplicate of the letter of November 16. [1654]

2 12 16
November 23 1654 Letter from the directors in Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; land and horn tax; farming the revenue; embassy to Virginia; Renselaerswyck; Fort Orange; form for patents; George Baxter; weights and measures; report on the title of the Dutch to the South river required; negotiations in England respecting boundaries; treaty of Hartford; sheriff of New Amsterdam; Jochem P. Kuyter murdered; surrender of fort Casimier; Brian Newton; Johan de Decker; letter box at New Amsterdam; Jean Paul Jacquet; slaves from Africa to New Netherland. [1654]

2 12 17
April 26 1655 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; Jews; tax on land, houses and cattle; consent of the people not to be cared for in imposing taxes; tenths; condition attached to patents; revenue; boundary; fort on Long island; city sheriff; Van Tienhoven complained of; rev. Polhemius; Stuyvesant at Barbadoes; expedition against the Swedes; emigration. [1655]

2 12 18
May 10 1655 Resolution allowing Adriaen Blommaert to undertake a voyage to France

Resolution. Chamber at Amsterdam permitting Adriaen Blommaert, of the ship New Amsterdam, to make a voyage from New Netherland to France. [1655]

2 12 19
May 15 1654 Letter from the States General to Petrus Stuyvesant

Hague. Letter. States-General to Stuyvesant, inclosing copy of the treaty of peace with England, and ordering that the same be observed. [1654]

2 12 2
May 24 1655 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; immaterial. [1655]

2 12 20
May 24 1655 Instructions of Fredrick de Coningh to command The Waegh

Resolution. Chamber at Amsterdam appointing Fredrick de Coninck to the command of the ship Balance (de Waeg) with instructions. [1655]

2 12 21
May 26 1655 Letter from the Directors at Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; children from the alms house; Swedes; Brian Newton; boundaries; Johan de Deckere; arrest of George Baxter and others; their seditious papers received in Holland; William Brouwer acting precentor or comforter of the sick. [1655]

2 12 22
May 26 1655 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to the municipality of New Amsterdam

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to burgomasters and schepens of New Amsterdam, and the magistrates of the other towns in New Netherland; notify them of the imposition of taxes on lands, houses and cattle. [1655]

2 12 23
May 27 1655 Letter from the Burgomasters of Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Burgomasters and regents of Amsterdam to Stuyvesant; inform him that they send some boys and girls from the alms house to New Netherland. [1655]

2 12 24
circa 1655 List of children sent from the almshouse to New Netherland

Memorandum of the names and ages of children from the Amsterdam almshouse selected by the burgomastersto go to New Netherland. The names listed are Trijntge Pieters, Trijntge Jans, Lysbet Jans, Dieuwer Volcharts, Annitge Pieters, Lysbet Gerrits, Debora Jans, Marritge Hendrix, Catalijntge Jans, Guillaume Roelants, Jan, Mathijs Coenraetsz, Hendrick Thomasz, Pieter Stoffelsz, Otto Jansz and Jan Hendricksz.

2 12 25
List of papers sent from the directors at Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

List of 37 papers sent with the preceding letters from the directors to Stuyvesant.

2 12 26
May 28 1655 Letters from the Directors to the Council of New Netherland

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; instructions in case of his absence or death; orders for the reduction of the Swedes on the Delaware. [1655]

2 12 27
May 31 1655 Letters from the Directors to the Council of New Netherland

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to the council of New Netherland; Stuyvesant embargoed at Barbadoes; expedition against the Swedes. [1655]

2 12 28
July 12 1655 Resolution concerning accounts of the ship Abrahams Offerhande

Resolution. Amsterdam chamber approving report on the accounts of Peter Lucassen, skipper of the Abraham's Sacrifice. [1655]

2 12 29
May 18 1654 Letter from the directors in Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; people of New Netherland unwilling to contribute to the public expenses; embassy to Virginia; ordinances sent; Renselaerswyck; Fort Orange; block house on Long island; Van der Donck; proceedings of the convention of 1653 censured; advocate Le Bleuw; concessions to the city of New Amsterdam; Jochem P. Kuyter, sheriff; answer to Gravesend remonstrance (see vol. XI, 92); weights and measures; gov. Prints; peace. [1654]

2 12 3
March 21 1655 Account concerning the ship Abrahams Offerhande at Barbados

Account of the ship Abraham's Sacrifice, certified at Barbadoes by director Stuyvesant. [1655]

2 12 30
September 25 1655 Letter from the Directors in Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; return of the latter; boundary; treaty at Hartford not received; insincerity of the English; no more colonies or patroons to be established in New Netherland; Van der Capelle; Melyn; Dincklage; trade between Boston and the Delaware; members of the council not to assume the title of "High Councillors;" letter box ordered to be set up in New Amsterdam; emigrants. [1655]

2 12 31
February 22 1656 Petition of Cornelis Martensz

Petition. Cornelis Martensen, complaining of fiscal Van Tienhoven for seizing certain wines and brandies of his in New Amsterdam. [1656]

2 12 32
February 27 1656 Deposition concerning the petition of Cornelis Martensz

Notarial declaration. Jan Ryersen van der Beets respecting the above wines, &c. [1656]

2 12 33
Account concerning the petition of Cornelis Martensz

Account of Cornelis Martense against the W. I. Company for the above liquors, wrongfully seized by fiscal Tienhoven.

2 12 34
March 30 1656 Nomination list for magistrates in Middelburgh

Nomination. Magistrates for the town of Middelborough, L. I. [1656]

2 12 35
March 13 1656 Letter from the Directors to the Director General and Council of New Netherland

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; Jews to have same privileges as in Holland, except religious liberty; expedition against the Swedes approved; Indian raid on New Amsterdam; relief to the sufferers; Cornelis and Adriaen van Tienhoven dismissed; Sille, fiscal; Hartford treaty approved by States-General; encouragement to emigrants. [1656]

2 12 36
May 14 1656 Letter from John Tilton, clerk of the town of Gravesend, to Petrus Stuyvesant

Gravesend. Letter. John Tilton, town clerk, to director Stuyvesant, in answer to a complaint of Anthony Johnson respecting intrusion on his lands • Sir Henry Moody. [1656]

2 12 37
April 3 - May 18 1656 Extracts of resolutions made by the Directors

Resolution. Chamber at Amsterdam instructing vice-director of Curaçao to seize a ship sent by the directors of Medenblick with slaves to that island. [1656];Resolution. Discharging Evert Dircksen from the company's service. [1656];Resolution. Directing the discharge of Claes Pietersen Nies from the service of Allard Anthony, if the charges of inhuman treatment be well founded. [1656];Resolution. Discharging John Mast from the public service. [1656];Extracts of resolutions made by the Directors. [1656]

2 12 38
June 14 1656 Letter from the Directors to Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; trade between Virginia and New Netherland prohibited; a Jew quarter to be established at New Amsterdam; Lutherans persecuted; new colonie by the burgomasters of Amsterdam; John Paul Jacquet; fees; death of Mr. Van Werckhoven; Staten island; Melyn; copies of public records to be sent to Holland. [1656]

2 12 39
May 18 1654 Duplicate of the preceding letter

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; duplicate of preceding; children to be sent from the alms house to New Netherland; tobacco the principal crop there. [1654]

2 12 4
July 29 1656 Letter from the town clerk of Flushing to Stuyvesant

Flushing. Letter. Town clerk to director Stuyvesant, informing him that the town had commuted for the tenths of the current year. [1656]

2 12 40
1656 Letter from the town of Hempstead to Petrus Stuyvesant

Hempstead. Letter. Town clerk to director Stnyvesant, objecting to the payment of tenths at present, and demanding indemnity for damages. [1656]

2 12 41
November 16 1656 Letter from the Directors at Amsterdam to the Director and Council

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant (with). [1656]

2 12 42
August 24 1656 Petition of Moses de Silva

Petition. Moses de Sylva for payment of brandy consigned to New Netherland, and put there in the company's store. [1656]

2 12 43
List of unreported goods found in the ship Nieuw Amsterdam

List of articles found on board the ship New Amsterdam, not in the manifest.

2 12 44
December 19 1656 Letter from the Directors to the Director General and Council

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; negotiations with the burgomasters of Amsterdam to colonize New Netherland; Van Tienhoven and Van Dyck the cause of the late Indian massacre; Van Dyck to be punished; settlers to dwell in villages; delegation to New England; tenths; Renselaerswyck; revenue; fort New Amsterdam to be encircled with a stone wall; Sinnequen Indians; a jesuit and some Frenchmen in the Sinneques country; Mr. De Decker; bells for the churches of Beverwyck, Midwout and Hempstead; fort Casimir called New Amstel; Jacob Alrichs, director of the city's colonie on the Delaware; fort Christina called Altona, and New Gottenburgh called Kattenburgh; Waldenses going to New Netherland; the country between the Delaware and the Hudson rivers to be purchased; Jacques Cortelyou to survey lots at the Delaware; disease among horses. [1656]

2 12 45
January 1 1657 Journal of mission to Oostdorp

Journal of Brian Nuton, Cornelis van Ruyven and Carl van Brugge, commissioners to Westchester [In N.Y. Doc. Hist., III, 921.] [1657]

2 12 46
January 1 1657 Oath written and signed by the inhabitants of Oostdorp

Oath subscribed by the inhabitants of Westchester [In N. Y. Doc. Hist., III, 926.] [1657]

2 12 47
January 1 1657 Letter from Thomas Newman to Petrus Stuyvesant

Easttown. Letter. Thomas Newman to director Stuyvesant, requesting sundry articles for the town of Westchester. [1657]

2 12 48
January 15 1657 Petition of Edward Jessup of Middelburgh

Petition. Edward Jessup of Middleborough, for the exclusive right to erect a tide mill on Wassalls creek. [1657]

2 12 49
May 18 1654 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to the municipal officers at New Amsterdam

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to the burgomasters and schepens of New Amsterdam, with answer to their petition; affairs of state not their province; to contemplate reforms is worse. [1654]

2 12 5
January 22 1657 Petition of the inhabitants of Middelburgh

Petition. John Burroughes and other inhabitants of Middleborough, L. I., complaining that the minister's house built by the town, hath been given to rev. Mr. Moore as his property, with Dutch translation [In Riker's Hist., of Newtown, 45.] [1657]

2 12 50
January 15 1657 Summons for Middelburgh magistrates to appear before Council

Summons. Magistrates of the above town to appear at Port Amsterdam and answer said complaint. [1657]

2 12 51
January 26 1657 Petition from the town of Flushing

Petition. William Laurence, Tobias Feke and Robert Terrey, delegates from Flushing, complaining that the town of Hempstead encroaches on their lands. [1657]

2 12 52
January 23 1657 Petition from Oysterbay

Oysterbay. Letter. Peter Wright, Daniel Whytehead and others, to director Stuyvesant, requesting him to make out his title to Oysterbay, or free them from the claim made by Gov. Eaton on the part of New Haven. [1657]

2 12 53a
January 23 1657 Commission from Flushing

Commission from the town of Flushing to William Laurence, Robert Terry and Tobias Feake, to procure redress against the encroachments of the town of Hempstead. [1657]

2 12 53b
March 12 1657 Petition of merchants trading to New Netherland

Petition. Traders to New Netherland requesting a diminution of the duties on goods exported to that country for the Indian trade. [1657]

2 12 54
April 2 1657 Letter from the Directors in Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; one per cent imposed on exports from New Netherland. [1657]

2 12 55
April 7 1657 Letter from the Directors at Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; currency; Renselaerswyck; negroes to be taught trades; bell and pulpit for the church at Beverwyck; bells for Midwout and Hempstead; mulberry trees to be cultivated in Curaçao; silkworms; silk exported from Virginia; Lutherans; chart of the South river; complaints of merchants; revenue farmed; colonists and minister for the South river. [1657]

2 12 56
Instructions for managing silkworms

Instructions for the management of the silk worm.

2 12 57
May 26 1657 Letter from the Directors at Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Letter. Amsterdam. Directors to Stuyvesant; Mr. De Decker, councillor and comptroller of finance; Van Ruyven, treasurer; mulberry trees. [1657]

2 12 58
May 26 1657 Instructions for the management of finances

Instructions for the administration of the finances. [1657]

2 12 59
June 26 1657 Suit by David Wessels against John Paul Jacquet for damages

Plea in a suit brought by David Wessels against John Paul Jacquet for damages. [1657]

2 12 60a
July 4 1657 Indian deed for land at Heemstede

Indian deed for land at Heemstede. [1657]

2 12 60b
July 10 1657 Indian deed for Staten Island

Indian deed to Lubbertus van Dincklage, attorney of Henrick van der Capelle tho Ryssel, for the whole of Staten island, called by the Indians Eghquaons. [1657] The deed includes a small drawing or doodle of native Americans and a Dutchman smoking a pipe.

2 12 61
July 20 1657 Letter from Daniel Denton to Petrus Stuyvesant

Rustdorp. Letter. Daniel Denton, town clerk, to director Stuyvesant, complaining that the magistrates of Hempstead had impounded cattle belonging to Jamaica, L. I., and demanding redress. [1657]

2 12 62
Letter from Petrus Stuyvesant to the magistrates of Heemstede

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the magistrates of Hempstead; rev. Mr. Denton; tenths; rev. Robert Fordham; complaints of inhabitants of Rustdorp (Jamaica). [1657];Letter from Petrus Stuyvesant to the magistrates of Rustdorp. [1657]

2 12 63
July 25 1657 Letter from the town of Hempstead to Petrus Stuyvesant

Hempstead. Letter. Richard Gildersleeve to director Stuyvesant in answer; tenths; rev. Mr. Denton. [1657]

2 12 64
July 29 1657 Letter from Petrus Stuyvesant to the magistrates of Heemstede

New Amsterdam. Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the magistrates of Hempstead; commutation for tenths; rev. Mr. Denton. [1657]

2 12 65
September 15 1657 Letter from the Directors at Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; embassy to demand some Christian children from the Indians in the name of the States-General; vice-director La Montagne; a block house to be erected on the borders of New England and a redoubt at Esopus; city's colonie on the South river; director Alrichs; tenths; French privateer at New Amsterdam; records of New Netherland; trade with Curaçao. [1657]

2 12 66
September 19 1657 Letter from the Directors in Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, with clothing for the soldiers in New Netherland. [1657]

2 12 67a
September 19 1657 Letter from the Directors in Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, with clothing for the soldiers in New Netherland. [1657]

2 12 67b
November 14 1657 List of surviving settlers sent to Staten Island by Hendrick van der Capellen Toe Rijssel

List of the farmers, men, women, children, male and female servants, sent to Staten island in New Netherland in West India, since May, 1650, by Yoncker Henrick van der Capelle toe Ryssel. [1657]

2 12 68
December 22 1657 Letter from the Directors at Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; ordinances; Renselaerswyck; christians murdered by Indians; register of emigrants; Dincklage's purchase of Staten island annulled; Baron van der Capelle's settlers; councillor De Decker; silk worm seed sent to New Netherland. [1657]

2 12 69
June 15 1654 Petiton of Toussain Muyssart against Jan van Welij, Wouter van Twiller, and Jan van Rensselaer

Petition. Toussain Muyssart, complaining of Jan van Wely, Wouter van Twiller, and Jan van Renselaer, styled patroon of Renselaerswyck, and praying that his case be recommended to the director and council of New Netherland (with). [1654]

2 12 6a
June 14 1650 Extract from the resolutions of the States General

Judgment. Court of Holland in the case of Samuel Blommaert, Johannes de Laet and others against Wouter van Twiller and Jan van Weely, executors of Kiliaen van Renselaer. [In N. Y. Col. Doc., I, 406.] [1650]

2 12 6b
1654 Abstract of a letter from the burgomasters and schepens of New Amsterdam to the directors of the WIC

Abstract of a letter from the burgomasters and schepens of New Amsterdam, with the resolution of the directors of the Amsterdam chamber of the W. I. Company thereupon. [1654]

2 12 6c
July 7 1654 Letter from the directors in Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; boys and girls sent from the alms house to New Netherland, &c. [1654]

2 12 7
December 28 1657 Letter from the Directors in Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, with list of emigrants to New Netherland. [1657]

2 12 70
January 5 1658 Letter from the Directors in Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant with printed placards. [1658]

2 12 71
January 5 1658 Order concerning fees of secretaries and notaries

Table of fees. [1658]

2 12 72
January 30 1658 Letter of the town clerk of Heemstede to Petrus Stuyvesant

Hempstead. Letter. John James, town clerk, to director Stuyvesant, asking for a supply of ammunition and some soldiers to oblige the Indians to perform their agreement with the town. [1658]

2 12 73
April 4 1658 Letter from Father Simon le Moyne, S. J. to Director General Stuyvesant

Fort Orange. Letter (Latin). Rev. Simon le Moyne, S. J., to the governor of New Netherland, transmitting the following. [1658]

2 12 74a
February 18 1658 Letter from the Governor of Canada to Director Stuyvesant

Quebec. Letter (French). M. Daille Boust, governor of Canada, to the governor of New Netherland, granting permission to Dutch vessels to trade at Quebec [In O'Callaghan's Hist. of N. Netherland, II, 364.] [1658]

2 12 74b
April 12 1658 Letter of Jacob Jansen Stoll to Director Stuyvesant

Esopus. Letter. Jacob Jansen to director Stuyvesant, with a cargo of wheat and oats; Indians. [1658]

2 12 75
May 2 1658 Letter from Thomas Chambers to the Director General and Council

Esopus. Letter. Thomas Chambers to director Stuyvesant; demands assistance against the Indians, who have murdered some settlers. [1658]

2 12 76
May 2 1658 Letter from Andries van der Sluys to Director Stuyvesant

Esopus. Letter. Andries van der Sluys and others to director Stuyvesant, in confirmation of the above. [1658]

2 12 77
May 17 1658 Letter from the Directors in Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, with list of emigrants, and other papers. [1658]

2 12 78
May 18 1658 Letter from Thomas Chambers to the Council of New Netherland

Esopus. Letter. Thomas Chambers, Cornelis Barentsen Slecht and others; continued complaints against the Indians; require assistance; population and produce of Esopus. [1658]

2 12 79
July 27 1654 Duplicate of 12:7 dated 27 July 1654

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; duplicate of the preceding. [1654]

2 12 8
May 20 1658 Letter from the Directors in Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; currency; Protector of England writes to the people of Long island; free passages to New Netherland; treaty of Hartford; Indians; Lutheran minister and some bad women sent back to Holland; cause of the separation of the Lutherans from the Dutch church; coal and iron sent to New Netherland; Latin school; rev. Drisius; rev. Gideon Schaets; smuggling at Sandy hook; emigration; Wisbuysche Zee reghten. [1658]

2 12 80
May 31 1658 Agreement by the settlers of Esopus to form a village

Agreement. Settlers at the Esopus to remove their dwellings and form a village. [1658]

2 12 81a
June 3 1658 Extract from the resolutions of the Directors

Resolution. Chamber at Amsterdam instructing director and council of New Netherland to maintain and enforce the respect due to the States-General and the W. I. Company. [1658]

2 12 81b
June 7 1658 Letter from the Directors in Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; the Whore kill to be purchased; Englishmen captured off Cape Henlopen by Indians; Lutherans; formulary of baptism altered. [1658]

2 12 82
Petition concerning the estate of Cornelis van Werckhoven

Petition. Heirs of the late Cornelis van Werckhoven, praying that Jacques Corteljou be obliged to render an account of all the property intrusted to him by their father.

2 12 83a
June 13 1658 Recommendation on a petition

Resolution. Chamber at Amsterdam ordering the director of New Netherland to oblige said Corteljou to account as aforesaid. [1658]

2 12 83b
June 13 1658 Recommendation on a petition

Resolution. Above chamber permitting Harmen Hendricksen and Magdalena Dircks, alias the Flying Angel, to return to New Netherland, on condition that they do not keep tavern nor sell beer or other liquors there. [1658]

2 12 83c
June 19 1658 Letter from the Directors in Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; formulary of baptism; Lutherans; South river; Van Werckhoven. [1658]

2 12 84
June 30 1658 Journal of Petrus Stuyvesant's visit to the Esopus

Journal of director Stuyvesant's visit to the Esopus. [1658]

2 12 85
August 5 1658 Letter from Andries Louwerensen to Petrus Stuyvesant

Esopus. Letter. Andries Louwerensen to director Stuyvesant; continued insolence of the Indians; requests supply of ammunition. [1658]

2 12 86
August 15 1658 Letter from Johannes de la Montagne to the Governor of Canada

Fort Orange. Letter. Vice-director La Montagne to M. De la Poterie, governor of Three Rivers, Canada; the Mohawks desire a peace with the Canada Indians, and send some French prisoners for exchange [In O'Callaghan's Hist, of N. Netherland, II, 366.] [1658]

2 12 87
August 26 1658 Letter from Andries Louwerensen to Petrus Stuyvesant

Esopus. Letter. Andries Louwerensen to director Stuyvesant; failure of the crops; movements of the Indians. [1658]

2 12 88
September 28 1658 Letter from Andries van der Sluys to Petrus Stuyvesant

Esopus. Letter. Andries van der Sluys to director Stuyvesant, requesting to be appointed voorleser and schoolmaster. [1658]

2 12 89
July 30 1654 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to the Director General and Council

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; encouragement to emigration. [1654]

2 12 9
September 28 1658 Letter from Sergeant Andries Louwerensen to Petrus Stuyvesant

Esopus. Letter. Andries Louwerensen to director Stuyvesant; bridge washed away; oat crop destroyed by the worm; Stuyvesant's farm; bricks wanted for the guard house. [1658]

2 12 90
October 15 1658 Proposals made to the Esopus Indians with their reply

Proposals made to the Esopus Indians and their answers. [1658]

2 12 91
October 15 1658 Duplicate of proposals made to the Esopus Indians

Proposals made to the Esopus Indians and their answers. [1658]

2 12 92
October 18 1658 Instructions for Dirck Smith

Instructions for ensign Dirck Smith, commander at the Esopus. [1658]

2 12 93
Petition of the overseers of Wiltwijck

Petition. Overseers of the newly begun village at the Esopus.

22 1212 94
October 21 1658 Letter from Stuyvesant to a French commander

New Amsterdam. Letter (French). B. Streyvelaer (?) to director Stuyvesant, complaining of the seizure in the roadstead, of a vessel belonging to the governor of Virginia, and demanding its release. [1658]

2 12 95
October 28 1658 Letter of Jacob Jansen Stoll to Petrus Stuyvesant

Esopus. Letter. Jacob Jansen Stoll to director Stuyvesant; the Indians are fooling them, and do not surrender the land according to agreement. [1658]

2 12 96
October 29 1658 Letter from the commanders at Esopus to Petrus Stuyvesant

Esopus. Letter. Jacob Jansen Stoll, Thomas Chambers and ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant; inform him that the Indians had made a gift of the large tract of land, as they had agreed, and request that a present be made them in return. [1658]

2 12 97
November 27 1658 Letter from John James to Petrus Stuyvesant

Hempstead. Letter. John James, town clerk, to director Stuyvesant, transmitting for his approval the names of persons for magistrates. [1658]

2 12 98
February 13 1659 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; increase of smuggling; New Amsterdam palisaded; printed ordinances; wampum the common currency in New Netherland, shells in Africa; damages for seizing ship New Netherland Fortune; Van der Donck; Melyn; Van der Capelle; Curaçao; leaden window frames; Esopus; W. Beeckman; Alrichs; block house at Oysterbay; Renselaerswyck; Lutherans; Staten Island; Stuyvesant severely censured; trade between New Netherland and France, &c., opened; Swedes on the Delaware; colors, drums, &c., for the burgher corps of New Amsterdam; two clergymen sent; rev. Polhemius; La Montagne; Tonneman; Van Ruyven; fines on sales of real estate; emigrants.

3 13 1
February 20 1659 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; children from the alms house sent to New Netherland.

3 13 2
March 4 1659 Letter from director Stuyvesant to the vice-director of Curaçao

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the vice-director of Curaçao; sends supplies; mulberry trees promised; Lucas Rodenburgh, late vice-director, dead.

3 13 3
March 1659 Payments made on account of persons employed in New Netherland

Payments made on account of persons employed in New Netherland.

3 13 4
April 21 1659 Nomination and appointment of magistrates for Gravesend, L. I.

Nomination and appointment of magistrates for Gravesend, L. I.

3 13 5
April 22 1657 Depositions against George Wright charging him with attempts to commit adultery

Depositions against George Wright, of Westchester, charging him with attempts to commit adultery.

3 13 6
May 6 1657 Further depositions in the case against George Wright

Further depositions in the case.

3 13 7
May 1657 Sentence of banishment against George Wright and wife

Sentence of banishment against George Wright and wife.

3 13 8
April 25 1659 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; Renselaerswyck; sheriff Swart; Augustyn Heermans; Jacob Schellinger; Staten Island; Melyn; Alexander Carolus Curtius, Latin schoolmaster; copper mine at the Neversinghs; Crystal mountain; minerals in the Catskill mountains; ordinances and code of procedure in the courts at Amsterdam sent out.

3 13 9
May 21 1659 Letter from Stuyvesant to directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to directors at Amsterdam, acknowledging receipt of despatches.

3 13 10
May 22 1659 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam with sundry invoices, &c.

3 13 11
May 24 1659 Letter from Andries Laurens to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Andries Laurens to director Stuyvesant; particulars of Esopus affairs; Indians dissatisfied.

3 13 12
March 31 1659 Minute of chamber at Amsterdam appointing Jacob Sam bookkeeper in New Netherland

Minute. Chamber at Amsterdam appointing Jacob Sam, bookkeeper in New Netherland.

3 13 13a
April 10 1659 Resolution of chamber at Amsterdam as to the salary to be paid to Dirck Looten

Resolution. Chamber at Amsterdam as to the salary to be paid to Dirck Looten.

3 13 13b
April 10 1659 Resolution of chamber at Amsterdam appointing Alexander Carolus Curtius Latin schoolmaster in New Netherland

Resolution. Chamber at Amsterdam appointing Alexander Carolus Curtius, Latin schoolmaster in New Netherland.

3 13 13c
June 13 1659; Date Digital, December 2 2016; Date Original, June 16 1659 Deeds of surrender by Cornelis Melyn of his rights as patroon of Staten Island to the Amsterdam chamber of the W. I. Company

Deeds of surrender by Cornelis Melyn to the Amsterdam chamber of the W. I. Company, of his rights as patroon of Staten Island.

3 13 14
July 7 1659 Minute of court of Gravesend, L. I. in the case of Albert Clauson and Thorah Harmis against John Johnson

Minute. Court of Gravesend, L. I., in the case of Albert Clauson and Thorah Harmis against John Johnson.

3 13 16a
July 27 1659 Minute of court of Gravesend in the case of Sir Henry Moody against John Johnson

Minute. Court of Gravesend, in the case of Sir Henry Moody, plaintiff, against John Johnson.

3 13 16b
September 1 1659 Minute of court of Gravesend in action for slander; Sir Henry Moody against John Johnson

Minute. Court of Gravesend in action for slander; Sir Henry Moody against John Johnson; bill of costs.

3 13 16c
July 23 1659 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; currency; Curaçao; Alrichs; Beeckman; New England; treaty at Hartford; Oyster bay; Huntington; Staten Island; Swedes; public accounts; Van Dincklage; Renselaerswyck; Van Slechtenhorst succeeded by Jan Baptist van Renselaer; Aug. Heermans; arrival of Alexander Carolus Curtius; Van Ruyven; copper mine at Newesingh; rev. Polhemius; Arent van Curler; repairs of fort New Amsterdam; return of councillor De Decker and family to Holland.

3 13 17
February 13 1659 Letter from directors to rev. Johannes Megapolensis and Samuel Drisius

Letter. Directors to rev. Johannes Megapolensis and Samuel Drisius; Lutherans not to be allowed the public exercise of their religion; modification of the formulary of baptism; two clergymen to be sent out; report on the state of the church in New Netherland to the classis of Amsterdam.

3 13 18
February 1659 Extract from the formulary of baptism

Extract from the formulary of baptism.

3 13 19
August 11 1659 Letter from director Stuyvesant to [?] at Esopus

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to [space left blank] at the Esopus; sick with ague; rev. Megapolensis proceeds thither; increased vigilance recommended.

3 13 20
August 4 1659 Letter from Andries Lourissen to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Andries Lourissen to director Stuyvesant; reports Indians dissatisfied; the crops cut under an armed guard.

3 13 22
August 17 1659 Proposals of the Esopus Indians and their answer

Proposals of the Esopus Indians and their answer.

3 13 23
August 17 1659 Petition of Jacob Jansen Stoll and others of Esopus requesting the appointment of the rev. Mr. Bloem as their minister

Petition. Jacob Jansen Stoll and others of Esopus, requesting the appointment of the rev. Mr. Bloem as their minister.

3 13 24
August 1659 Abstract of a paper regarding uneasiness of the settlers at the Esopus

Abstract of a paper regarding uneasiness of the settlers at the Esopus, and their reasons for suspecting the Indians of ill intentions; receive a little bell from Fort Orange; request a visit from director Stuyvesant.

3 13 25
August 21 1659 Letter from Andries Lourissen to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Andries Lourissen to director Stuyvesant; Indian news; requests supplies.

3 13 26
August 27 1659 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam, with sundry papers.

3 13 27
September 1 1659 Letter from Andries Lourissen to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Andries Lourissen to director Stuyvesant; murders at Mespat by the Indians; Esopus Indians preparing for war.

3 13 28
September 4 1659 Proposals of the Esopus Indians

Proposals of the Esopus Indians.

3 13 29
September 4 1659 Resolution of the chamber at Amsterdam on a petition of Gillis van Hoornbeeck to send a vessel to New Netherland and Curaçao

Resolution. Chamber at Amsterdam on a petition of Gillis van Hoornbeeck to send a vessel to New Netherland and Curaçao.

3 13 30
September 4 1659 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; sick; decline of trade at Fort Orange; settlers removing from the South river to Maryland, Virginia and the Manhattans; lord Baltimore; boundaries; commissioners from Boston at Fort Orange; their designs; "so many hounds are death to the hare;" settlement on Wappingers kill recommended; emigration; Indian murders midway between Fort Orange and Hartford, and at Mespat; causes thereof, and remedy; reinforcements sent to Esopus.

3 13 31
September 17 1659 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; failure to secure the Indians who committed the late murders; Esopus; supplies and equipments wanted; rev. Mr. Bloem; settlement on the Wappingers kill recommended; discouraging state of the city's colonie at the Delaware; rector of Latin school; medicinal seeds requested; register of immigrants transmitted; ship direct to France from the Manhattans.

3 13 32
September 17 1659 Letter from Jacob Jansen Stoll to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Jacob Jansen Stoll to director Stuyvesant; all quiet at the Esopus.

3 13 34
September 18 1659 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; commissioners from Maryland visit New Amstel, and demand the surrender of the Delaware river; distribution of the military; Haerlem; Staten Island; capt. Crigier and Mr. Van Ruyven to be sent to the Delaware; Stuyvesant sick.

3 13 35
September 22 1659 Letter from Ensign Dirck Smith to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Dirck Smith to director Stuyvesant.

3 13 36
September 1659 Report of the rising of the Esopus Indians, and a collision between them and the settlers; war declared

Report of the rising of the Esopus Indians, and a collision between them and the settlers; war declared.

3 13 37
September 26 1659 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne to Stuyvesant; particulars of the trouble at Esopus, with names of the killed, wounded and missing.

3 13 38
September 24 1659 Letter from Jacob Jansen Stoll, Thomas Chambers and Evert Pels to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Jacob Jansen Stoll, Thomas Chambers and Evert Pels, to director Stuyvesant; report of the late collision with the Indians.

3 13 39
Declaration of inhabitants and soldiers at Esopus that ensign Smith had not given any orders to his men to fight or be aggressors

Declaration. Inhabitants and soldiers at Esopus that ensign Smith had not given any orders to his men to fight or be aggressors.

3 13 40
September 29 1659 Letter from ensign Smith to vice-director La Montagne

Letter. Ensign Smith to vice-director La Montagne; progress of the war with the Indians.

3 13 41a
Letter from Cornelis Barentsen Slecht and others to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Cornelis Barentsen Slecht and others to director Stuyvesant; settlers besieged in the fort; no blame to be attached to ensign Smith.

3 13 41b
October 9 1659 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; Melyn surrenders the patroonship of Staten Island; no new colonies to be established in New Netherland; Van der Capelle dead.

3 13 42
October 3 1659 Letter from Andries Lawrens to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Andries Lawrens, prisoner among the Esopus Indians, to director Stuyvesant.

3 13 43
October 14 1659 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; decline of the city's colonie at the Delaware; Swedes.

3 13 44
October 1659 Declaration of certain Katskill Indians as to the origin of the collision with the Indians at the Esopus

Declaration. Certain Katskill Indians as to the origin of the collision with the Indians at the Esopus.

3 13 46
October 20 1659 Letter from ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant; progress of affairs; Highland Indians.

3 13 47
October 21 1659 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to ensign Smith

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne to ensign Smith; Mohawk and Mohegan delegates sent to the Esopus Indians to procure an armistice.

3 13 48
October 28 1659 Letter from Stuyvesant to the vice-director of Curaçao

Letter. Stuyvesant to (the vice-director of Curaçao); state of that island; negroes; Jews; Thomas Willet, of New Plymouth; John Allen.

3 13 49
October 29 1659 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; bad situation of the country; general alarm among the settlers on Long Island; visits Breuckelen, Midwout and Amesfoort; siege of Esopus; failure to raise volunteers; draft in New Amsterdam; Stuyvesant proceeds with reinforcements to the Esopus; siege raised; heavy freshet; English designs in the neighborhood of Fort Orange; reinforcements, &c., demanded.

3 13 50
November 1 1659 Letter from ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant; an armistice concluded with the Indians.

3 13 51
November 13 1659 Letter from ensign Smith to vice-director La Montagne

Letter. Ensign Smith to vice-director La Montagne; progress of affairs at the Esopus.

3 13 53
November 15 1659 Letter from Andries Laurens to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Andries Laurens to director Stuyvesant, from the Esopus, unimportant.

3 13 54
December 11 1659 Fragment of a letter from director Stuyvesant

Fragment of a letter from director Stuyvesant to -------.

3 13 55a
December 17 1659 Letter from ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant; progress of affairs at the Esopus.

3 13 55b
December 22 1659 List of letters and papers transmitted to New Netherland by the ship Faith

List of letters and papers transmitted to New Netherland by the ship Faith.

3 13 56
December 22 1659 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; negroes imported at Curaçao from Guinea; price of horses; block house at Oysterbay; New Amsterdam; revenue to be farmed; Fort Orange; Beeckman; Renselaerswyck; Polhemius; Arent van Corlear; Aug. Heermans; Currency; European goods reach New Netherland through New England and Virginia; English settlements on the North river to be prevented; emigrants; rev. H. Bloem returns to New Netherland; rev. Megapolensis and Drisius too precise; Lutherans; state of England; Latin schoolmaster; medicinal seeds sent to New Netherland; first ship from that country to France; colonie at the Delaware; heirs of Van Werckhoven against Corteljou; silk worm seed sent to New Netherland.

3 13 57
October 30 1659 Resolution of the chamber at Amsterdam respecting the transmission of letters from New Netherland and Curaçao

Resolution. Chamber at Amsterdam respecting the transmission of letters from New Netherland and Curaçao.

3 13 58
October 1659 Payments made on account of persons serving in New Netherland

Payments made on account of persons serving in New Netherland.

3 13 59
December 26 1659 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; affairs at the Delaware; Heermans and Waldron's embassy to Maryland; proposals from New England; an English frigate passes New Amsterdam and sails to New Haven; her exploits; villages palisaded; Renselaerswyck; Curaçao.

3 13 60
Letter from the magistrates of Fort Orange and Renselaerswyck to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Magistrates of Fort Orange and Renselaerswyck to director Stuyvesant.

3 13 61
December 28 1659 Letter from ensign Smith to vice-director La Montagne

Letter. Ensign Smith to vice-director La Montagne; affairs at the Esopus.

3 13 62
December 28 1659 Letter fron ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant; affairs at the Esopus.

3 13 63
January 16 1660 Letter from Abram Staas to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Abram Staas to director Stuyvesant; dispositions of the Indians; Mohawks promise to make peace with those of Canada.

3 13 64
January 16 1660 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant; progress of affairs at the Esopus.

3 13 65
January 19 1660 Letter from ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant; ague prevalent; heavy snow storm.

3 13 66
January 29 1660 Letter from director Stuyvesant to ensign Smith

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to (ensign Smith), recommending caution and civility in his actions towards the Indians, &c.

3 13 67
February 5 1660 Letter from ensign Smith to vice-director La Montagne

Letter. Ensign Smith to vice-director La Montagne; condition of affairs at his post; garrison 70 men.

3 13 68
February 16 1660 Letters of ordination of the rev. Henmanus Blom

Letters of ordination of the rev. Henmanus Blom.

3 13 69a
February 16 1660 Letters of ordination of the rev. Henricus Selyns

Letters of ordination of the rev. Henricus Selyns.

3 13 69b
February 17 1660 Letter from director Stuyvesant to the vice-director of Curaçao

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the vice-director of Curaçao; severe drought on that island; harbor of New Amsterdam filled with floating ice; arrival of negroes; their price; to be employed against the Indians; horses required; death of vice-director Alrichs.

3 13 70
February 24 1660 Letter from ensign Smith to vice-director La Montagne

Letter. Ensign Smith to vice-director La Montagne; affairs at the Esopus; deep snow.

3 13 71
March 5 1660 Affidavit of Abraham Velthuysen and William Cool respecting the capture of Goree by the ship Neptune 26 for the crown of Sweden

Affidavit. Abraham Velthuysen, surgeon, and William Cool, respecting the visit of the ship Neptune 26, capt. Beaulieu commander, under French colors, to the island of Goree, at Cape Verd, and her subsequent capture of that fort and island for the crown of Sweden.

3 13 72
March 9 1660 List of letters and papers sent to New Amsterdam by the ship Moesman

List of letters and papers sent to New Amsterdam by the ship Moesman.

3 13 73
March 9 1660 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; Aug. Heermans; regulation for Amsterdam, the conveyance of letters from New Netherland; Esopus Indians to be punished; no English settlement to be permitted near Fort Orange; the privateer at New Haven to be surprised and captured; trade between New Netherland and Curaçao; slave trade; surprise of Cape Verd.

3 13 74
March 1660 Roll of soliders sent to New Netherland

Roll of soldiers sent to New Netherland.

3 13 75
August 1659 Letter from director Stuyvesant to [?] at Esopus

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to [space left blank] at Esopus; rev. Hermanus Bloem proceeds thither; preached in Brooklyn and Midwout; several places invited him to be their minister; rec. Megapolensis accompanies him.

3 13 21
September 17 1659 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; the ship Mill sails with a cargo of timber to France; first vessel from New Netherland to that country.

3 13 33
November 1 1659 Letter from Ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Smith to director Suyvesant, to the same effect as the preceeding.

3 13 52
March 1660 Payments made on account of persons in the public service in New Netherland

Payments made on account of persons in the public service in New Netherland.

4 13 76
February 26 1660 Invoice of ammunition sent to New Netherland

Invoice of ammunition sent to New Netherland.

4 13 77
March 8 1660 Bill of lading of the Moesman

Bill of lading of the Moesman.

4 13 78a
March 27 1660 Letter from gov. Winthrop to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Gov. Winthrop to director Stuyvesant, respecting the English vessel at New Haven, commanded by capt. Penny; denies sailing under a Portuguese flag.

4 13 78b
March 28 1660 Muster roll of the company at the Esopus

Muster roll of the company at the Esopus.

4 13 79
March 29 1660 Letter from ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant; affairs at the Esopus.

4 13 80
March 29 1660 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; rev. Messrs. Blom and Selyns embark in the Beaver; the former for Esopus; the latter for Breuckelen; hymn books, prayer books and catechisms sent out.

4 13 81
March 13 1660 Bill of lading

Bill of lading.

4 13 82
April 9 1660 Complaint of ensign Smith against the wife of Mattheus Roelofsen

Complaint. Ensign Smith, against the wife of Mattheus Roelofsen, gunner, at the Esopus.

4 13 83a
April 16 1660 List of letters and papers sent to New Netherland by the ship Bontekoe

List of letters and papers sent to New Netherland by the ship Bontekoe.

4 13 83b
April 16 1660 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; rev. Messrs. Blom and Selyns; formulary of baptism inserted in the bibles and psalm books sent to New Netherland; rev. Megapolensis and Drisius; Peter Tonneman, sheriff of New Amsterdam; Resolved Waldron; Roeloff Swartwout, sheriff of Esopus; Jeronirnus Ebbing; Bryan Newton; Johan de Decker; herbarium sent to Dr. Curtius.

4 13 84
April 8 1660 Resolution of the orphan chamber of the city of Amsterdam requesting that Maria Jansen Besems, alias Schilder, may be sent back from New Netherland

Resolution. Orphan chamber of the city of Amsterdam, requesting that Maria Jansen Besems, alias Schilder, may be sent back from New Netherland, she being charged with having debauched Boudewyn van Nieuwlandt.

4 13 85
April 12 1660 Resolution of the chamber at Amsterdam to transmit the resolution of the orphan chamber of Amsterdam to the director of New Netherland

Resolution. Chamber at Amsterdam to transmit the above to the director of New Netherland, with instructions to send back the aforesaid Maria Besems, if she be a woman of bad character, as represented.

4 13 86
April 15 1660 Bill of lading of the ship Brindled Cow (Bontekoe); roll of soldiers going to New Netherland in the above vessel

Bill of lading of the ship Brindled Cow (Bontekoe); roll of soldiers going to New Netherland in the above vessel.

4 13 88
April 15 1660 Commission of Roelof Swartwout to be sheriff of Esopus

Commission. Roelof Swartwout to be sheriff of Esopus.

4 13 89
April 15 1660 Instruction for Roelof Swartwout as sheriff of Esopus

Instruction for Roelof Swartwout aforesaid.

4 13 90
April 5 1660 Letter from ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant; insolence of the Indians at the Esopus.

4 13 91
April 9 1660 Letter from ensign Smith to secretary van Ruyven

Letter. Ensign Smith to secretary van Ruyven; skirmish with the Indians.

4 13 92
April 15 1660 Letter from director Stuyvesant to vice-director La Montagne

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to (vice-director La Montagne).

4 13 93
April 21 1660 Letter from the magistrates of Fort Orange and Renselaerswyck to ensign Smith

Letter. Magistrates of Fort Orange and Renselaerswyck to ensign Smith, inclosing proposals of the Katskill and Mohegan Indians, and requesting safe pass for their delegates.

4 13 94
April 21 1660 Proposals of the Katskill sachem on behalf of the Esopus Indians

Proposals of the Katskill sachem on behalf of the Esopus Indians.

4 13 95
April 23 1660 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; Staten Island; claims of Cornelis Melyn; baron Van der Capelle; Van Ruyven and Krigier's mission to the Delaware; death of rev. Mr. Welius and vice-director Alrichs; Balthazar and Nicholas Bayard; Varleth; rev. Blom; block house at Oyster bay; encroaching spirit of the English; fort Casimir now fort New Amstel; Fort Orange; Beeckman; auctioneer's fees; rev. Polhemius; his salary in arrears; currency; trade with Virginia and New England; proposed English settlement near the North river; emigrants; Esopus war; character of the clergy of New Amsterdam; condition of the colonie on the Delaware; murders of some Indians there; murderers discharged by lieutenant D'Hinoyossa, president there; mission to Virginia, and its result; superiority of New England.

4 13 96
April 24 1660 Letter from ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant; all quiet; Indian negotiations.

4 13 97
April 27 1660 List of letters and papers sent to New Netherland

List of letters and papers sent to New Netherland.

4 13 99
April 27 1660 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; murder of Seger Theunissen at the Delaware; inquiries respecting the seizure of his vessel.

4 13 100
April 1660 Affidavit of Cornelis Melyn respecting the murder of Seger Theunisse

Affidavit. Cornelis Melyn respecting the murder of Seger Theunisse, and the seizure of his vessel, in 1646.

4 13 101
April 9 1660 Commission of Peter Tonneman to be sheriff of New Amsterdam

Commission. Peter Tonneman to be sheriff of New Amsterdam.

4 13 102
April 1660 Instructions and oath of the sheriff of New Amsterdam

Instructions and oath of the sheriff of New Amsterdam.

4 13 103
April 22 1660 Invoice of munitions of war, etc., sent to New Netherland

Invoice of munitions of war, &c., sent to New Netherland.

4 13 104
April 24 1660 Bill of lading

Bill of lading.

4 13 105
April 1660 Roll of soliders sent to New Netherland

Roll of soldiers sent to New Netherland (the name of Jacob Leysseler of Frankfort is on this roll).

4 13 106
May 12 1660 Letter from ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant; state of affairs; number of bushels of grain sowed by each of the settlers.

4 13 107
May 5 1660 Letter from director Stuyvesant to ensign Smith

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to (ensign Smith).

4 13 108
May 5 1660 Instructions for Claes Jansen Ruyter sent to the Esopus

Instructions for Claes Jansen Ruyter sent to the Esopus.

4 13 109
May 25 1660 Letter from director Stuyvesant to ensign Smith

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to (ensign Smith).

4 13 110
April 9 1660 Letter from ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant; skirmish with the Indians (see supra, 92).

4 13 111
May 30 1660 Letter from ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Smith to director Stuyvesant; raid on an Indian settlement at the Esopus; result.

4 13 112
June 3 1660 Letter from director Stuyvesant to ensign Smith

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to ensign Smith; if the Indians are inclined to peace, no hostilities are to be carried on against them.

4 13 113
June 15 1660 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant; returns from the Manhattans; his sister-in-law wounded; regulations of the Indian trade; Mohawks and Senecas cut off a French Fort.

4 13 114
June 18 1660 Letter from director Stuyvesant to ensign Smith

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to (ensign Smith) respecting affairs at the Esopus.

4 13 115
June 25 1660 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; Aug. Heermans; box in secretary's office for letters to Holland; Esopus war; danger of employing the Mohawks in it; their character; English encroachments cannot be counteracted by words; a frigate demanded; royal grant (to Connecticut) exhibited; no grant in favor of the Dutch; frigate at New Haven sailed for Barbadoes; horses and negroes from Curaçao; capture of Cape Verd; Peter Hegeman, sheriff of Breuckelen, &c.; objections to Swartwout being sheriff of Esopus; no court there; Ebbingh; objections to sending Maria Besems back to Holland; garrison at Esopus destitute of necessary clothing.

4 13 116
July 12 1660 Letter from Stuyvesant to the vice-director of Curaçao

Letter. Stuyvesant to the vice-director of Curaçao; arrival of horses and negroes; cause of the death of most of the horses; slave trade; Van Gezel; Esopus Indians transported to Curaçao, to work with negroes; Stuyvesant going to Esopus.

4 13 117
July 8 1660 Letter from director Stuyvesant to vice-director La Montagne

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to (vice-director La Montagne).

4 13 118
July 15 1660 Articles of peace concluded with Esopus Indians

Articles of peace concluded with Esopus Indians.

4 13 119
July 17 1660 Letter from director Stuyvesant to vice-director La Montagne

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to (vice-director La Montagne, &c.).

4 13 120
July 26 1660 Letter from the council to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. The council to the directors at Amsterdam; peace with the Esopus Indians; conditions.

4 13 121
August 26 1660 Letter from secretary van Ruyven to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. (Secretary Van Ruyven) to the directors at Amsterdam, with papers and articles of peace concluded at Esopus.

4 13 122
September 6 1660 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant; low state of the Indian trade, &c.

4 13 123
September 24 1660 List of papers and letters sent to New Netherland

List of papers and letters sent to New Netherland.

4 13 124
September 20 1660 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; block house at Oysterbay; currency; English not to be allowed to settle on the North river; ambassadors sent from Holland to congratulate Charles II; their proposed instructions in regard to New Netherland; affairs at the Delaware; embassy to Virginia; Aug. Heermans; Swartwout to be appointed sheriff at Esopus; slaves to be sold at public auction; no grain raised in Curaçao; protests of lord Baltimore and answers.

4 13 125
August 20 1660 Protest of Captain James Neale, agent of lord Baltimore, against the W. I. Company chamber at Amsterdam

Protest. Captain James Neale, agent of lord Baltimore, proprietor of Maryland, against the W. I. Company, chamber at Amsterdam.

4 13 126
July 3 1660 Royal order to the governor of Virginia, commanders of ships and other officers to aid lord Baltimore in maintaining his rights against Josias Fendall

Royal order. Governor of Virginia, commanders of ships and other officers to aid lord Baltimore in maintaining his rights against the pretensions of Josias Fendall, late governor of Maryland.

4 13 127
July 24 1660 Commission of lord Baltimore to captain Neale to demand the surrender of the territory on the Delaware river from the W. I. Company

Commission. Lord Baltimore to captain Neale, to demand the surrender of the territory on the Delaware river from the W. I. Company.

4 13 128
September 12 1660 Invoice of goods sent to New Netherland

Invoice. Goods sent to New Netherland.

4 13 129a
September 21 1660 Bill of lading

Bill of lading.

4 13 129b
September 22 1660 Letter from secretary van Ruyven to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Secretary van Ruyven to directors at Amsterdam, with sundry papers.

4 13 130
October 6 1660 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; people of New Plymouth and Connecticut now as good royalists as they had been Cromwellians and Parliamentarians; king Charles proclaimed there; Massachusetts claims to be a free state dependent only on God; condition of things at the Delaware; trade; currency; Melyn; rev. William Leverets sails for Holland; the English villages (on Long Island) destitute of clergymen; rev. Messrs. Blom and Selyns; no ministers at New Utrecht, Gravesend or Harlem.

4 13 131
December 9 1660 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; manufacture of pot and pearl ashes recommended; state of the country; affairs on the Delaware.

4 13 135
December 13 1660 Letter from ensign Christian Nyssen to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Christian Nyssen to director Stuyvesant; state of affairs at the Esopus.

4 13 136
December 1660 Petition of Arent van Hattem for payment of arrears for his services

Petition. Arent van Hattem, late burgomaster of New Amsterdam and captain of the burgher corps there, &c., praying for the payment of arrears for his services.

4 13 137
Muster roll of the burgher corps of the city of New Amsterdam

Muster roll of the burgher corps of the city of New Amsterdam.

4 13 139
1660 Account of Arent van Hattum against the W. I. Company

Account. Arent van Hattum against the W. I. Company.

4 13 140a
December 1660 Petition of Arent van Hattum for the payment of his account against the W. I. Company

Petition. Arent van Hattum for the payment of the above account.

4 13 140b
December 1660 Memorandum of Mr. Van Hattum's account against the W. I. Company

Memorandum. Mr. Van Hattum's account.

4 13 141
December 24 1660 List of papers and letters sent to New Netherland

List of papers and letters sent to New Netherland.

4 13 142
December 24 1660 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; boundaries; ambassadors to England instructed thereupon; city's colonie at the Delaware; sheriff Van Sweringen; currency; ministers for English villages on Long Island; terms on which English people are to be permitted to settle in New Netherland; Evert Pietersen, schoolmaster; map of New Amsterdam; bell for the church at Brooklyn; Van der Capelle's heirs surrender Staten Island.

4 13 143
November 20 1660 Deed of the surrender of Staten Island by the heirs of baron Van der Capelle

Deed. Surrender of Staten Island by the heirs of baron Van der Capelle.

4 13 144
Unidentified envelopes

Unidentified envelopes

4 13 145
October 6 1660 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors inclosing papers, &c.

4 13 133
January 12 1661 Invoice of munitions of war sent to New Netherland and bill of lading

Invoice. Munitions of war sent to New Netherland and bill of lading.

5 14 1
January 12 1661 List of letters and papers sent to New Netherland in the ship Golden Arent

List of letters and papers sent to New Netherland in the ship Golden Arent.

5 14 2
January 13 1661 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, transmitting petition and accounts of Arent van Hattum, late burgomaster of New Amsterdam, &c. (see vol. 13, 137, 141).

5 14 3
January 11 1661 Invoices of powder, wine and sundries

Invoices of powder, wine and sundries.

5 14 4
Payments made on account of various persons in New Netherland

Payments made on account of sundry persons in New Netherland.

5 14 7
January 22 1661 Proposals made by the Mohawk chiefs at Fort Orange and the answer thereto

Proposals made by the Mohawk chiefs at Fort Orange and the answer thereto.

5 14 8
January 24 1661 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, advising him that a cargo of salt is on the way from Portugal to New Netherland.

5 14 9
January 24 1661 Discharge of a bond entered into in 1659 by the owners of the ship Gilded Mill

Discharge of a bond entered into in 1659 by the owners of the ship Gilded Mill.

5 14 10
January 29 1661 Letter from the vice-director and magistrates to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director and magistrates to director Stuyvesant; alarm in consequence of the great mortality at the Manhattans; peace negotiations between the Mohawks and Northern Indians, and between the Minquaas and the Senecas.

5 14 11
March 4 1661 Contract of Thomas Chambers, Cornelis Barentsen Slecht, and other inhabitants of Esopus with the rev. Hermanus Bloem, minister

Contract. Thomas Chambers, Cornelis Barentsen Slecht, and other inhabitants of Esopus, with the rev. Hermanns Bloem, minister.

5 14 12
April 5 1661 Nomination and appointment of magistrates for Fort Orange for the ensuing year

Nomination and appointment of magistrates for Fort Orange for the ensuing year.

5 14 13
April 11 1661 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; slave trade between New Netherland and New England; duty on exported slaves.

5 14 14
March 31 1661 Articles and conditions granted to Dirck Wolff & Co., empowering them to erect salt pans in New Netherland

Articles and conditions granted to Dirck Wolff & Co., empowering them to erect salt pans in New Netherland.

5 14 15
April 15 1661 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne to Stuyvesant; peace between the Senecas and Minquaas; the last castle of the Senecas unwilling to consent to it.

5 14 16
April 15 1661 Letter from Johannes Provoost to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Johannes Provoost to director Stuyvesant, concerning accounts between his father and Philip Pietersen Schuyler.

5 14 17
April 16 1661 Letter from the director and council to the vice-director at Curaçao

Letter. Director and council to the vice-director at Curaçao; price of slaves; negroes sent on account of the company to have particular marks; timber for a church at Curaçao promised; news from Europe; war between the Muscovites and the Poles; Prince Rogotsky dead; death of the princess royal of England; parliament dissolved; revolt of the viceroy of Mexico; recall of Esopus Indians from Curaçao.

5 14 18
April 20 1661 Letter from col. Francis Moryson to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Col. Francis Moryson to director Stuyvesant, respecting Virginia tobacco, trade, accounts, &c.

5 14 19
May 9 1661 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; Evert Pietersen, schoolmaster, &c.; emigrants.

5 14 20
May 2 1661 Commission of Evert Pietersen to be comforter of the sick, schoolmaster and precentor at New Amsterdam

Commission. Evert Pietersen to be comforter of the sick, schoolmaster and precentor at New Amsterdam.

5 14 21
May 5 1661 Invoice of ammunition

Invoice of ammunition.

5 14 22
May 12 1661 Letter from the magistrates to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Magistrates to director Stuyvesant, referring a case of some difficulty to him and the council.

5 14 23
Address of the magistrates of Westchester to the director and council

Address. Magistrates of Westchester to director and council, setting forth instances of grave contempt shown to their authority, and requesting redress.

5 14 24
Petition of the inhabitants of Newtown

Petition. Inhabitants of Newtown, praying a supersedeas for Elias Bayley, who usurps the place of constable of their town.

5 14 25
Petition of the inhabitants of Flushing for the release of their sheriff, William Hallet

Petition. Inhabitants (named) of Flushing, for the release of their sheriff, William Hallet, from imprisonment (see vol. 8, p. 272).

5 14 26
June 14 1661 Letter from Roelof Swartwout

Letter. Roeloff Swartwout, sheriff, in the name of the magistrates of Esopus, acknowledging receipt of instructions and sheriff's commission and requesting copies of ordinances, &c.

5 14 27
June 15 1661 Muster roll of the garrison at the Esopus, now called Wiltwyck

Muster roll of the garrison at the Esopus, now called Wiltwyck.

5 14 28
June 24 1661 Letter from the director and council to ------- in answer to a remonstrance from Beverwyck (Albany)

Letter. Director and council to --------- in answer to a remonstrance from Beverwyck (Albany), against the settlement on the great Mohawk flatt (Schenectady).

5 14 29
July 21 1661 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; objections to erecting a block house at Oysterbay; negotiations in England about the boundary; currency; effect of the restriction on the designs of New England; lord Sterling claims Long Island; Maryland claims the south bank of the Delaware; lord Baltimore's natural brother, Calvert, governor; small hopes of Charles ll's liberality towards the Dutch; Indians suspected of evil designs; advantages of the elective institutions of New England; difference between it and New Netherland; the population of the latter made up of the "scrapings" of all countries; Canada must be abandoned if it have not soldiers; Dutch soldiers refuse to become colonists; colonie on the Delaware; Jacob Alrichs; trade between New Netherland and Virginia prohibited by act of parliament; governor of Virginia going to England; Swartwout, sheriff of Esopus; Curaçao; condition of Staten Island; Melyn claims the lands there; statement regarding Arent van Hattum's "impudent " claim; Alexander Carolus Curtius resigns the rectorship of the Latin school; death of ensign Smith.

5 14 30
September 24 1661 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; dangerous consequences to be feared from the marriage of Charles II with a princess of Portugal; designs on the Dutch possessions in Africa; Thomas Willett reports English designs against the capital of New Netherland; James I granted the Dutch in 1623 a watering place on Staten Island; Long Island granted to captain John Scott; captain ------ applies to Charles II for a grant of New Netherland; reinforcements required.

5 14 32
October 11 1661 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant; acknowledges receipt of a letter addressed to M. d'Argenson (late) governor of Canada; will forward it to the Jesuit Le Moyne in the Senecas country; services of Mr. de Charnessé; local affairs.

5 14 33
October 17 1661 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam, with sundry papers, including a list of all the persons in the W. I. Company's service in New Netherland; strength of the military force there; mill stones required; priced list of negroes sold at New Amsterdam transmitted; prices of necessaries; specie currency demanded; amount of duties received annually.

5 14 34
November 9 1661 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, enclosing a resolution respecting the city's colonie on the Delaware.

5 14 36
November 9 1661 Proposals of the commissioners at the Delaware and resolutions of the chamber at Amsterdam

Proposals of the commissioners of the city's colonie at the Delaware and resolutions of the chamber at Amsterdam thereupon.

5 14 37a
November 7 1661 Invoice of goods sent to New Netherland in the ship The Church of Purmerland

Invoice of goods sent to New Netherland in the ship The Church of Purmerland.

5 14 37b
November 17 1661 Certificate that the magistrates of Fort Orange has advised vice-director La Montagne to raise the rate of excise there

Certificate of the magistrates of Fort Orange to the effect that the latter had advised vice-director La Montagne to raise the rate of excise there.

5 14 38
November 18 1661 Letter from the council to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Council to the directors at Amsterdam; ship a cargo of square timber and clap boards; Stuyvesant at Esopus.

5 14 39
November 19 1661 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-direetor La Montagne to director Stuyvesant; ordinances published; difficulty about the excise; brick sent to dom. Blom at the Esopus.

5 14 40
November 15 1661 Account of the excise and list of those who paid it in Wiltwyck

Account of the excise in the village of Wiltwyck, with the names of those who paid it.

5 14 41a
November 25 1661 Ordinance for palisading the village of Wiltwyck and names of persons who supplied wheat

Ordinance. For palisading the village of Wiltwyck; names of persons who supplied wheat.

5 14 41b
November 25 1661 Names of persons who have subscribed to the support of the rev. Hermanus Blom

Names of persons who have subscribed to the support of the rev. Hermanus Blom, minister at the Esopus.

5 14 41c
January 12 1662 Letter from the magistrates to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Magistrates to director Stuyvesant; wish him a Happy New Year; Van Curler obtains the great flat between Fort Orange and the Mohawk country (Schenectady); desire a visit from the director-general.

5 14 42
January 27 1662 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; block house at Oysterbay, &c.; lord Sterling; Long Island; Maryland boundary; difference between the mode of raising revenue in New England and New Netherland; interview between gov. Winthrop of Connecticut and the directors at Amsterdam; Staten Island; Melyn; reports of English designs on New Netherland discredited; negotiations in England; law books; currency; duties to be paid in coin or beavers; Johan de Decker; emigrants.

5 14 43
January 13 1662 Letter from the court of Holland to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Court of Holland to the directors at Amsterdam; recommend a petition of Cornelis van Delvendeep and others, regarding property at the Hague, belonging in part to the children of Anna Aelbreghts van Beyeren, widow of Daniel Patrick, an Englishman, residing in New Netherland.

5 14 44
January 13 1662 Letter from the orphan masters of the Hague to the director and council in New Netherland

Letter. Orphan masters of the Hague to the director and council in New Netherland, requesting them to inquire for the aforesaid Anna van Beyeren and children, and to inform them if they be living.

5 14 45
January 19 1662 Petition of Cornelis van Delvendeep to the directors at Amsterdam

Petition. Cornelis van Delvendeep, notary at the Hague, praying the directors at Amsterdam to recommend inquiries to be instituted in New Netherland for the above parties; with reference.

5 14 46
October 29 1661 Proceedings in court regarding the estate of Anna van Beyeren

Proceedings in court regarding the above estate and agreement entered into with the creditors.

5 14 47
Form of clearance or permit for a ship going to New Netherland

Form of clearance or permit for a ship going to New Netherland.

5 14 48
January 27 1662 Invoice of stationery and law books send to New Netherland

Invoice. Stationery and law books sent to New Netherland.

5 14 49
January 27 1662 Bill of lading of stationery and law books sent to New Netherland

Bill of lading of the above.

5 14 50
January 28 1662 Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors at Amsterdam to Stuyvesant, transmitting the above papers.

5 14 51
January 28 1662 Invoice of goods sent to New Netherland

Invoice of goods sent to New Netherland.

5 14 52
January 28 1662 Bill of lading

Bill of lading.

5 14 53
Letter from John Lawrensen to director Stuyvesant

Letter. John Lawrensen to director Stuyvesant denouncing John Coe, Edward Jessup and other traitors at Middelburgh, and reporting their doings.

5 14 54
January 30 1662 Nomination of magistrates for Rustdorp (Jamaica), L. I.

Nomination. Magistrates for Rustdorp (Jamaica), L. I.

5 14 55
February 4 1662 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, notifying him that William Jansen van Barckelo, Harmen Jansen van Barckelo, wife and two children, Adriana Hendricks van Barckelo and Stoffel Smet van Ruerlo, farmers, have embarked for New Netherland in the ship Trouw.

5 14 56
February 21 1662 Letter from the magistrates to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Magistrates to director Stuyvesant, setting forth the particulars of a suit between William Hallett and Robert Hubbes, involving title to land sold by the former to the latter.

5 14 57
April 8 1662 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; urge economy; Mr. de Decker's discharge requested; rev. Mr. Selyns; a guard to be furnished to wood choppers for the potashery; emigrants.

5 14 58
June 6 1662 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; privileges granted to the city's colonie on the Delaware; a dangerous precedent; discouraging state of the country.

5 14 59
June 30 1662 Letter from vice-director La Montagne and magistrates to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne and magistrates to director Stuyvesant; homicide of Seger Cornelissen by Andries Herbertsen; suit of sundry women against Catherine Pietersen referred in appeal.

5 14 60
June 1662 Affidavits in the case of the homicide of Seger Cornelissen by Andries Herbertsen and citation of Herbertsen to appear in court

Affidavits in the case of the above homicide, and citation of Andries Herbertsen, in front of the church, to appear in court and defend himself.

5 14 61
July 1 1662 Order to -------- to pay a sum of 2,000 guilders due by him to the company

Order to -------- to pay a sum of 2,000 guilders due by him to the company.

5 14 62
July 1 1662 Order to Jan Gerritsen van Marcken not to pay any part of his rent except on an order from the director and council

Order. Jan Gerritsen van Marcken, farmer of the excise at Fort Orange, not to pay any part of his rent except on an order from the director and council.

5 14 63
July 15 1662 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; block house at Oysterbay; boundaries; arrival at New Amsterdam of John Winthrop, governor of Connecticut; New Haven annexed to it; John Scott; Maryland; commissary Beeckman; threats of Esopus Indians; complaint against the authorities of the city's colonie at the Delaware; manner in which the trade and navigation act is evaded in Virginia; gov. Berkeley; Melyn resides at New Haven; Staten Island; slaves; currency; duties payable in specie; Brian Newton and surgeon Varrevanger discharged.

5 14 64
July 31 1662 Approbation of Timotheus Gabry and Jan Jansen Veryn of an award made by referees in their case

Approbation of Timotheus Gabry and Jan Jansen Veryn, of an award made by referees in their case.

5 14 65
August 16 1662 Letter from Roelof Swartwout to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Roelof Swartwout to director Stuyvesant, informing him that a horse had been recently found shot in the woods; consequent alarm.

5 14 66
September 5 1662 Letter from Roelof Swartwout to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Roelof Swartwout to director Stuyvesant; affairs at the Esopus; evils arising from the unlimited sale of brandy to the Indians, &c.

5 14 67
September 1662 Revenue and expenditure of the village of Wiltwyck

Revenue and expenditure of the village of Wiltwyck, including the building of the pastor's house.

5 14 68
September 1662 Return of the newly laid out lots in Wiltwyck

Return of the newly laid out lots in Wiltwyck.

5 14 69
August 18 1662 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant; incumbered with debt; his age.

5 14 71
September 1 1662 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; unsettled state of affairs between Holland and England; books and records of the city's colonie on the Delaware, relative to Alrich's administration, to be transferred to the authorities there; case of a child being retained in New Netherland by a creditor, as security for a debt due by the mother; ordered to be released and sent to Holland.

5 14 72
September 2 1662 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; names of emigrants, viz.: Jean de la Warde, from Antwerp; Albert Saboriski, from Prussia; Anthony Dircksen, from Brabant; Peter Martyn and Joost Grand, from Pays de Vaud (Walslandt); Jean le Claire, from Valenciennes.

5 14 73
September 5 1662 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; sheriff Van Sweringen kills a soldier; protected by D'Hinoyossa; pay of a Dutch soldier.

5 14 74a
September 15 1662; Date Digital, December 5 2016; Date Original, September 16 1662 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; La Montagne's claim for payment of a bill drawn by the late director Kieft; letter from director D'Hinoyossa transmitted; critical state of the colonie at the Delaware.

5 14 74b
October 14 1662 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; treaty between Holland and England; John Winthrop; boundaries; Virginia trade; slaves; Curaçao; Brian Newton; emigrants.

5 14 76
November 4 1662 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant; tavernkeepers' excise farmed; mortality from small pox.

5 14 77
Letter from the magistrates to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Magistrates to director Stuyvesant; default of Andries Herbertsen to appear on a charge of homicide (see p. 60, 61); court requests increased powers in the case.

5 14 78
July 1 1662; Date Digital, December 5 2016; Date Original, November 11 1662 Proceedings of the court at Fort Orange in the case of Andries Herbertsen

Proceedings. Court at Fort Orange in the above case; summons of the defendant by ringing of the bell to appear.

5 14 79
December 6 1662 Letter from the directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; complaint of Dirck de Wolff that he has been prevented by those of Gravesend from carrying-on his salt works on Coney Island; map of the island and further information required.

5 14 80
December 7 1662 Invoice of munitions of war, etc., sent to New Netherland

Invoice. Munitions of war, &c., sent to New Netherland.

5 14 81
1654 - 1664 List of emigrants from Holland to New Netherland from 1654 to 1664, with their accounts, debit and credit

List of emigrants from Holland to New Netherland from 1654 to 1664, with their accounts, debit and credit. (This list does not include those sent to the Delaware by the city of Amsterdam.)

5 14 83
August 27 1661 Report of the state of feeling among the Cattskill and Esopus Indians

Report of the state of feeling among the Cattskill and Esopus Indians.

5 14 31
January 8 1663 Letter from director and council to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Director and council to the directors at Amsterdam; report on the late vice-director Alrich's estate at the Delaware; Long Island annexed to Connecticut; nothing left of New Netherland, commissary Beeckman.

6 15 1
January 15 1663 Letter from Thomas Chambers and other officers of militia to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Thomas Chambers and other officers of militia to director Stuyvesant, complaining that the civil magistrates had pulled down an ordinance published by them for the better defense of the place.

6 15 2
January 24 1663 Letter from the magistrates to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Magistrates to director Stuyvesant; danger from the sale of brandy to the Indians; new village; a skepel of wheat given for a pint of brandy; reasons for disapproving a late ordinance of the court-martial.

6 15 3
February 3 1663 Letter from militia officers of Wiltwyck

Letter. Militia officers of Wiltwyck to (illegible).

6 15 4
March 1663 Nomination and appointment of magistrates for Wiltwyck

Nomination and appointment of magistrates for Wiltwyck.

6 15 5
March 7 1663 Letter from the States-General to the director and council of New Netherland

Letter. States-General to the director and council of New Netherland; transmit copy of the treaty of peace concluded between them and Portugal.

6 15 6
March 26 1663 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; sheriff Van Sweringen discharged from prosecution on an accusation of murder; law suit between the W. I. Company and the executors of the estate of the late director Kieft; the entire of the Delaware river about to be transferred to the city of Amsterdam; proposed English colony behind Staten island; (see Vol. 10, pt. 1, p. 145 ); war between the Mohawks and New England and Nova Scotia; necessity of the Mohawk country being surrendered to the Dutch; immense beaver trade carried on with the Senecas; necessity of fortifying the mouth of the river between Staten Island and Long Island; currency; superintendent of slaves; emigrants.

6 15 7
March 24 1663 Invoices and bill of lading

Invoices and bill of lading.

6 15 8
March 31 1663 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; with papers and list of emigrants.

6 15 11b
April 16 1663 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; governor of Nova Scotia fined at Boston; proceedings of Connecticut on Long Island; fortifications on Staten Island recommended; boundaries; gov. Winthrop; fur trade with Boston; Huguenot emigrants from Rochelle; necessity of extinguishing the Indian title to the good lands in New Netherland; a runaway servant hanged at the Delaware; Mr. d'Hinoyossa recalled; an English clergyman versed in the art of physic to be provided with medicines; censured for banishing John B (owne), the Quaker; emigrants.

6 15 12
April 21 1663 Letter from States-General to the director and council

Letter. States-General to the director and council, transmitting copies of the treaty of confederation and friendship concluded between the United Netherlands and Great Britan.

6 15 13
May 7 1663 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, transmitting sundry papers and list of emigrants.

6 15 14
May 5 1663 Invoice for goods shipped to New Amstel

Invoice. Goods shipped for New Amstel on the Delaware river.

6 15 15
May 9 1663 Letter from Stuyvesant to vice-director La Montagne

Letter. Stuyvesant to (vice-director La Montagne); surveyor goes to survey and lay out the great Mohawk flat (Schenectady); pledge to be signed by settlers before they can obtain lots there.

6 15 16
May 14 1663 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; encroachments by Connecticut; annexes Westchester; map of Coney Island prepared.

6 15 17
May 19 1663 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne, &c., to director Stuyvesant; papers in the case of Andries Herbertsen, transmitted; the settlers on the great flat (Schenectady), refuse to sign the pledge (supra, p. 16).

6 15 18
June 7 1663 List of the soldiers and settlers who were killed, wounded, or taken prisoner by the Indians at Wiltwyck

List of the soldiers and settlers who were killed, wounded, or taken prisoners by the Indians at Wiltwyck this date.

6 15 19
June 9 1663 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; complaints against Long Island Quakers; banishment of John Bowne.

6 15 20a
June 10 1663 Letter from the magistrates to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Magistrates to director Stuyvesant; massacre at the Esopus; village destroyed.

6 15 21
June 14 1663 Instructions for the magistrates and military officers of Wiltwyck

Instructions for the magistrates and military officers of Wiltwyck.

6 15 22
June 15 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to the magistrates of Beverwyck and Renselaerswyck

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the magistrates of the village of Beaverwyck and colonie Renselaerswyck; affairs at the Esopus.

6 15 23
June 16 1663 Letter from the magistrates to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Magistrates, &c., to director Stuyvesant; report on the progress of affairs; Michael Frere dead of his wounds.

6 15 24
June 19 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to vice-director La Montagne

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to (vice-director La Montagne); means adopted for the release of those in the hands of the Esopus Indians.

6 15 25
June 20 1663 Report of the magistrates of Wiltwyck on the massacre committed by the Indians

Report of the magistrates, &c., of Wiltwyck, on the massacre committed by the Indians.

6 15 26
June 23 1663 Letter from the magistrates of Fort Orange and Renselaerswyck to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Magistrates of Fort Orange and Renselaerswyck to director Stuyvesant; little prospect of the release of the prisoners among the Esopus Indians; Mohawks hard pressed by their enemies.

6 15 27
June 23 1663 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant; defenseless condition of the fort; to be repaired.

6 15 28
June 23 1663 Letter from magistrates and court-martial to Jan Tornassen and others in Beverwyck

Letter. Magistrates and court-martial to Jan Tornassen and others, of Beverwyck; state of affairs at the Esopus.

6 15 29
June 26 1663 Letter from councillor de Deckere to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Councillor de Deckere to director Stuyvesant; efforts for the release of the prisoners at Esopus.

6 15 30
June 28 1663 Letter from Volckert Jansen and others to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Volckert Jansen and others to director Stuyvesant, respecting loss of their cattle at the Esopus.

6 15 31
April 5 1663 Nomination and appointment of magistrates for Fort Orange

Nomination and appointment of magistrates for Fort Orange.

6 15 32
June 28 1663 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; arrival of D'Hinoyossa in Holland; emigrants.

6 15 33
June 29 1663 Letter from States-General to director Stuyvesant

Letter. States-General to director Stuyvesant, transmitting copy of the treaty of commerce, &c., concluded between them and France.

6 15 34
June 29 1663 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant; repairs of the fort postponed; efforts to recover the Christian prisoners; fort in Greenbush.

6 15 35
June 29 1663 Letter from councillor de Deckere to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Councillor de Deckere to director Stuyvesant; efforts to recover the above prisoners; complaints against the magistrates at the Esopus.

6 15 36
June 29 1663 Letter from secretary Capito to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Secretary Capito to director Stuyvesant; his wife killed and burnt in his house with all his effects; requests a supply of clothing, &c.

6 15 37
June 29 1663 Letter from councillor de Deckere to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Councillor de Deckere to director Stuyvesant; information respecting the prisoners; no volunteers to be had at Fort Orange.

6 15 38
July 4 1663 Information from Rachel La Montagne

Information furnished by Rachel La Montagne, wife of Gysbert van Imborch, late a prisoner among the Esopus Indians.

6 15 39
July 5 1663 Letter from captain Martin Kregier to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Captain Martin Kregier to director Stuyvesant; reports his arrival at the Esopus; escape of Mrs. Van Imbroch.

6 15 40
July 1663 Report of Indians sent to negotiate with Esopus Indians

Report of Indians sent to negotiate with those of Esopus (beginning lost).

6 15 41
July 9 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to the courts of Fort Orange and Renselaerswyck

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the courts of Fort Orange and Renselaerswyck; Cattskill Indians not to harbor those of Esopus.

6 15 42
July 12 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to the courts of Fort Orange and Renselaerswyck

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the courts of Fort Orange and Renselaerswyck; offers to pay a reward for the release of Christian prisoners.

6 15 43
July 12 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to councillor de Deckere

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to councillor de Deckere; sergeant Niessen to be ensign for his successful attack on the Esopus Indians; peace with the Indians around Manhattan.

6 15 44
July 19 1663 Inventory of personal effects belonging to John Duck

Inventory of personal effects belonging to John Duck, seized by Edward Jessup, John Burroughs and Thomas Robartson.

6 15 45
July 20 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to the vice-director of Curaçao

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the vice-director of Curaçao, requesting him to furnish Robert Lord, now at Boston, with a cargo of salt, and to consign the company's share to William Davids, partner of Thomas Willett of that place; war with the Esopus Indians; negroes wanted.

6 15 46
July 28 1663 Letter from vice-director La Montagne and Jeremiah van Renselaer to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne and Jeremiah van Renselaer to director Stuyvesant; vindicate themselves and the magistrates from the charge of refusing volunteers; efforts to procure the release of the prisoners in the hands of the Esopus Indians.

6 15 47
July 30 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to captain Cregier

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to capt. Cregier; the Esopus Indians to be unrelentingly pursued; Tjerck Claessen de Witt and Albert Heymanse Roos to be punished if they continue to oppose authority; secretary Van Ruyven sent to Esopus (incomplete).

6 15 48
August 30 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to vice-director La Montagne

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to (vice-director La Montagne); domine Schaet's daughter guilty of adultery; her illegitimate child christened Benoni, "son of grief," when it ought rather have been called Barabbas; grave charges against said clergyman; an investigation and report ordered.

6 15 49
August 3 1663 Letter from captain Cregier to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Captain Cregier to director Stuyvesant; attack on a fort of the Esopus Indians; the Marsepingh Indians return home with their plunder; New Utrecht volunteers also go home, to save their harvest.

6 15 50
August 13 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to lieutenant Peter Wolphertsen van Couwenhoven

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to lieut. Peter Wolphertsen van Couwenhoven at the Wappingers kill; warns him against allowing Indians on board his vessel.

6 15 52b
August 14 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to captain Cregier

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to capt. Cregier; further instructions.

6 15 52c
August 27 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to lieutenant van Couwenhoven

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to lieut. Van Couwenhoven; no individual Indian prisoners to be released or exchanged; an effort to be made for the recovery of all the Christian prisoners.

6 15 52d
August 27 1663 Letter from Messrs. La Montagne and Van Renselaer to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Messrs. La Montagne and Van Renselaer to director Stuyvesant; Indian affairs.

6 15 53
August 27 1663 Letter from director and council to captain Cregier

Letter. Director and council to captain Cregier; comments and instructions respecting the Esopus campaign.

6 15 54a
August 29 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to captain Cregier

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to captain Cregier; instructions about the Esopus war.

6 15 54b
September 13 1663 Letter from the council to captain Cregier

Letter. The council to captain Cregier; Stuyvesant going to Boston; victory over the Esopus Indians; reinforcements.

6 15 54c
September 13 1663 Order to ship captain to transport soldiers to the Esopus

Order. Sloop captain to transport soldiers to the Esopus.

6 15 55a
September 21 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to captain Cregier

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to captain Cregier, with reinforcements for Esopus.

6 15 55b
September 10 1663 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne, &c., to director Stuyvesant; answer to his letter of the 30th August respecting domine Schaets and his daughter.

6 15 56
September 11 1663 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; reasons for ceding the lands on the Delaware river to the city of Amsterdam, &c.

6 15 57
September 21 1663 Letter from the council to captain Cregier

Letter. The council to captain Cregier; Marseping Indians sent to Esopus; further instructions.

6 15 58
September 24 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to the vice-director of Curaçao

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the vice-director of Curaçao; his reception at Boston; object of his visit; sir Thomas Temple, governor of Nova Scotia; negroes required In New Netherland; Stuyvesant's residence at Boston; victory over the Esopus Indians.

6 15 59
September 26 1663 Minute of proceedings at Fort Orange with the Mohawks

Minute of proceedings at Fort Orange with the Mohawks on the subject of remonstrance from col. Temple, against their making war on the Indians within his government, and their answer.

6 15 60
September 27 1663 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; convey the Delaware river to the city of Amsterdam; expect the settlement of the boundaries; slaves sent from Curaçao not to be exported from New Netherland; value of beaver; Tobias Feecx; emigrants.

6 15 61
September 25 1663 Permit to New Netherland traders to export goods except peltries

Permit to New Netherland traders to export thence tobacco, timber, and all other articles, peltries excepted, to such places as they may think proper.

6 15 62
June 26 1663 Two bills of lading

Two bills of lading.

6 15 63
1663 Petition of Tobias Feecxs for indemnity for his services against the Indians

Petition. Tobias Feecxs, for indemnity for his services against the Indians, &c. (See p. 61.)

6 15 65
October 2 1663 Letter from vice-director La Montagne and Jeremias van Renselaer to the council

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne and Jeremias van Renselaer to the council, in closing minute of their proceedings with the Mohawks (see p. 60).

6 15 66
October 16 1663 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; grieved at the Esopus war; boundaries; suspicious movements of admiral Hendrick Gerritsen Zeehelm in Sweden; emigrants.

6 15 67
October 1663 Journal kept by Cornelis van Ruyven, Oloff Stevensen van Cortland and John Lawrence of their visit to Hartford

Journal kept by the above delegates of their visit to and negotiations at Hartford.

6 15 69
October 21 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to lieutenant van Couwenhoven

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to lieut. Van Couwenhoven; instructions for exchange of prisoners with the Indians.

6 15 70a
November 7 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to captain Cregier

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to capt. Cregier; peace with the Wappingers; breach of the peace by them; to be punished.

6 15 70b
November 19 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to captain Cregier

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to capt. Cregier; the above news not true; capt. C. ordered to the Manhattans.

6 15 70c
October 30 1663 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; Swedish designs against the Delaware; fort Christina, otherwise called Altona.

6 15 70d
November 24 1663 Letter from vice-director La Montagne and Jeremias van Renselaer to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne and Jeremias van Renselaer to director Stuyvesant; letters received from col. Temple and Mr. Pinchon; Mohawks on the war path.

6 15 71
July 28 1663 Message from the Indians of Agawam to the Dutch

Message from the Indians of Agawam to the Dutch.

6 15 72a
October 22 1663 Answer of Adogodquo to the message from the Indians of Agawam to the Dutch

Answer of the Mohawk chief Adogodquo (Big Spoon) to the above.

6 15 72b
August 3 1663 Letter from capt. Cregier to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Capt. Cregier to director Stuyvesantr; continuation of affairs at the Esopus.

6 15 51
August 9 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to captain Cregier

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to (capt. Cregier); instructions to save the harvest at the Esopus.

6 15 52a
November 24 1663 Proceedings at Fort Orange with Mohawk and Mohegan sachems

Proceedings at Fort Orange with Mohawk and Mohegan sachems.

7 15 73
October 1663; Date Original, November 1663 Proceedings with Kattskill Indians

Proceedings with Kattskill Indians.

7 15 74
November 15 1663 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant; excise farmed; requests authority to the magistrates to pronounce judgment on Philip Hendricksen Brouwer, for the murder of Claes Cornelissen Swits.

7 15 75
October 1663 Conditions on which the excise at Fort Orange is to be farmed

Conditions on which the excise at Fort Orange is to be farmed for one year.

7 15 76
November 15 1663 Charter party of the ship Gideon for a voyage from Holland to Africa

Charter party of the ship Gideon for a voyage from Holland to Africa to procure slaves, copper, and elephants' teeth for New Netherland.

7 15 77
November 15 1663 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne, &c., to director Stuyvesant; repair of the fort; flight of the Mohegans.

7 15 78
November 21 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to the magistrates of Wiltwyck

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the magistrates of Wiltwyck; collections for the church and poor; superintendence of intestates' estates.

7 15 79
November 21 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to the consistory at Wiltwyck

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the consistory at Wiltwyck; not to interfere in matters concerning intestate estates.

7 15 80
December 3 1663 Letter from rev. Hermanus Blom to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Rev. Hermanus Blom to director Stuyvesant, in answer to the above.

7 15 81
December 12 1663 Letter from the magistrates of Wiltwyck to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Magistrates of Wiltwyck to director Stuyvesant.

7 15 82
December 19 1663 Letter from director and council to the sheriff and magistrates of Wiltwyck

Letter. Director and council to the sheriff and magistrates of Wiltwyck; censure them for their insolent letter of the 12th instant; sheriff Swartwout suspended; magistrates to be removed if they continue contumacious.

7 15 84a
December 19 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to ensign Niessen

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to ensign Niessen, censuring him for disobedience of orders.

7 15 84b
December 29 1663 Letter from director Stuyvesant to captain Cregier

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to (captain Cregier); armistice with the Esopus Indians.

7 15 84c
1663 Journal of the Esopus war by captain Martin Cregier

Journal of the Esopus war by captain Martin Cregier.

7 15 85
January 4 1664 Letter from ensign Nyssen to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Nyssen to director Stuyvesant; departure of capt. Cregier; great sickness at the Esopus.

7 15 93
January 8 1664 Letter from Messrs. La Montagne and Van Renselaer to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Messrs. La Montagne and Van Renselaer to director Stuyvesant; return of Mohawks, Onondagas and Senecas from an expedition against the Indians of Maine; storm the fort; their losses.

7 15 94
January 11 1664 Letter from ensign Nyssen to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Nyssen to director Stuyvesant; sickness at the Esopus on the increase.

7 15 95
January 20 1664 List of papers sent to New Netherland by the ship Gekruiste Hart

List of papers sent to New Netherland by the ship Gekruiste Hart.

7 15 96
January 20 1664 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; ships sent to Guinea for slaves for New Netherland; defense of the mouth of the Hudson river; settlements thereabouts to be encouraged; currency; hostile proceedings of Connecticut; complaints made to the States-General; emigrants; Delaware river ceded to the city of Amsterdam; stoppage of the salt works on Coney Island; English designs on New Netherland; reinforcements; measures of the States-General; Dutch ship seized and carried to Virginia; slaves not to be exported from New Netherland; rev. Samuel Megapolensis.

7 15 97
Contract of the city of Amsterdam with the directors of the W. I. Company

Contract of the city of Amsterdam with the directors of the W. I. Company, to share in a cargo of slaves to be conveyed from Angola to New Netherland.

7 15 98
January 21 1664 Invoices and bill of lading

Invoices of munitions and accoutrements sent to New Netherland, and bill of lading.

7 15 99
January 22 1664 Letter from director and council to the courts of Fort Orange and Renselaerswyck

Letter. Director and council to the courts of Fort Orange and Renselaerswyck; loss of the Mohawks and Senecas in their attack on the fort in Maine; dispersing of the Esopus Indians.

7 15 101
January 25 1664 List of letters and papers sent to New Netherland by the ship Faith

List of letters and papers sent to New Netherland by the ship Faith.

7 15 102
Bills of lading and invoices

Bills of lading and invoices.

7 15 103
January 24 1664 Resolution of the Amsterdam chamber of the W. I. Company to allow settlement of some Huguenot families in New Netherland

Resolution of the Amsterdam chamber of the W. I. Company, to allow some Huguenot families to proceed with an adventure from Rochelle and other parts of France, in their own or other ships, to New Netherland, and to receive gratuitous grants of land there.

7 15 106
January 26 1664 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, inclosing copy of the above resolution, and ordering that every assistance be afforded those emigrants.

7 15 107
January 31 1664 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letters. Directors to Stuyvesant; patent explanatory of the W. I. Company's charter; letters to the Long Island towns; ambassador to England; boundary.

7 15 109
February 1 1664 Letter from Mr. Van Seventer to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Mr. Van Seventer, secretary of the Amsterdam chamber, to director Stuyvesant, inclosing States-General's letters, for the several towns on Long Island, and the above explanatory patent.

7 15 110
January 23 1664 Letter from States-General to several towns on Long Island

Letter. States-General to the several towns on Long Island.

7 15 111
February 24 1664 Agreement between captain John Scott and the commissioners on the part of director Stuyvesant

Agreement between captain John Scott and the commissioners on the part of director Stuyvesant.

7 15 112
February 18 1664 Letter from director Stuyvesant to the magistrates of Wiltwyck

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the magistrates of Wiltwyck; restoration of sheriff Swartwout, recall of the military; Indian affairs.

7 15 113
February 18 1664 Letter from director Stuyvesant to ensign Nyssen

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to ensign Nyssen; orders to send down soldiers; Indian affairs (this letter was not delivered, a sudden frost having shut up the river).

7 15 114
March 24 1664 Nomination of magistrates for Fort Orange for the ensuing year

Nomination of magistrates for Fort Orange for the ensuing year.

77 1515 115
March 24 1664 Letter from rev. Gideon Schaetes to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Rev. Gideon Schaetes to director Stuyvesant in answer to the charges against him (see p. 56).

7 15 116
March 25 1664 Letter from magistrates to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Magistrates to director Stuyvesant; recommending a petition of 58 inhabitants to his favorable consideration.

7 15 117
April 4 1664 Letter from magistrates to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Magistrates to director Stuyvesant; referring to his consideration an application of the Mohawks for a cannon.

7 15 118
April 21 1664 Letter from ensign Nyssen to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Ensign Nyssen to director Stuyvesant, reporting the visit of an Englishman who said that the English would possess New Netherland in 6 or 8 weeks.

7 15 119
April 21 1664 Bills of lading

Bills of lading.

7 15 120
April 26 1664 Letter from director Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; receipt of documents mentioned (supra, p. 110); New Utrecht; Palatines on Staten Island; block houses to defend the narrows; hostile proceeding of John Scott and Connecticut instigated from England; English purchase land at the Newesinghs; folly of resisting the English on Long Island; agreement with John Scott; description of emigrants from Holland; affairs at Esopus; map of Coney Island; revenue.

7 15 121
May 6 1664 Letter from rev. Hermanus Blom to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Rev. Hermanus Blom to director Stuyvesant, requesting the name of the consistory, that the 7th of June be annually observed at the Esopus as a day of Thanksgiving, in commemoration of the escape of so many persons from the Indian massacre on that day.

7 15 122
May 7 1664 Letter from director Stuyvesant to Abraham Donckher and Johannes de Raziere

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to Abraham Donckher and Johannes de Raziere, on commercial matters.

7 15 123a
May 7 1664 Letter from director Stuyvesant to the vice-director of Curaçao

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the vice-director of Curaçao; the best time to import negroes; commercial matters.

7 15 123b
May 1664 Letter from director Stuyvesant to the magistrates of Fort Orange

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the magistrates of Fort Orange; transmits articles of peace concluded with the Esopus Indians; measures for the protection of the new village at the Esopus; Schanechtede; proclamation for a day of thanksgiving.

7 15 124
May 15 1664 Articles of peace concluded with the Esopus Indians

Articles of peace concluded with the Esopus Indians.

7 15 125
May 17 1664 Proposals of Mohawks at Fort Orange with the answer

Proposals of Mohawks at Fort Orange with the answer.

7 15 126
May 1664 Journal of John Davith and Jacob Loockerman

Journal of John Davith and Jacob Loockerman, commissioners to negotiate a treaty of peace between the Mohawks and the Northern Indians.

7 15 129
June 10 1664 Letter from director Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; encroachments of Connecticut; Bronck's and Van der Donck's lands; Long Island; effect of the States-General's letters; menacing aspect of England; trade of Virginia, Maryland and Barbadoes; benefits to be derived from emigration; Mr. de Decker's embassy to Virginia; arrival and sale of slaves.

7 15 131
June 1664 Deposition of John Bricker

Deposition of John Bricker as to a conversation he had with a Northern Indian near Fort Orange.

7 15 135
July 5 1664 Minute of the court at Wiltwyck

Minute of the court at Wiltwyck.

7 15 136
July 30 1664 Letter from director Stuyvesant to the vice-director of Curaçao

Letter. Director Stuyvesant to the vice-director of Curaçao; arrival and sale of slaves; commercial affairs.

7 15 137
August 4 1664 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; imprisonment of John Scott; his magistrates on Long Island deposed; English towns annexed to Connecticut; movements of gov. Winthrop on Long Island; ships about to sail from England; their reported object; patent to Rhode Island; grant to the duke of York; Dutch purchases and patents of no value in the eyes of the English; priority of the Dutch settlement on the Connecticut river and at Narraganset; intrigues of the English among the Indians; emigrants from Rochelle and St. Martin; French clergyman at St. Martin invited; William Bogardus.

7 15 138
August 17 1664 Letter from the council to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. The council to the directors at Amsterdam; Stuyvesant at Fort Orange; arrival of 300 slaves; loss of Cayenne; necessity of settling the boundary question with the English.

7 15 139
August 29 1664 Letter from Stuyvesant to the magistrates of Fort Orange

Letter. Stuyvesant to (the magistrates of Fort Orange, &c.); his return to Manhattan; arrival of the English frigates; strength of the enemy; very little hope of relief.

7 15 140
September 1 1664 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; arrival of the English fleet; Long Island lost; the capital summoned; popular murmurs and disaffection; loss of the country certain.

7 15 141
September 3 1664 Letter from Messrs. La Montagne and Van Renselaer to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Messrs. La Montagne and Van Rensselaer to director Stuyvesant; surprised at the arrival of the English; prudently refrain from sending intelligence.

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August 30 1664 Minute of council deliberations on the demand of surrender by the English

Minute of the deliberations of the common council of New Amsterdam on the demand of the surrender of that place by the English.

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September 1 1664 Minute of the common council of New Amsterdam

Further minute of the common council of New Amsterdam, appointing a committee to demand of the director-general, copy of a letter sent him by the English commissioners; their report.

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September 2 1664 Minute appointing delegates to accompany commissioners to the commanders of the English forces at Nyack

Minute. Appointing delegates from the common council of New Amsterdam, to accompany the commissioners to be sent by the director and council to the commanders of the English forces at Nyack.

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September 2 1664 Commission of Cornelius Steenwyck and Jacques Cousseau to be delegates to the commanders of the English forces

Commission. Cornelius Steenwyck and Jacques Cousseau to be such delegates.

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September 3 1664 Report of Cornelius Steenwyck and Jacques Cousseau

Report of the above delegates; remonstrance to the director and council voted.

7 15 144e
September 5 1664 Resolution of the council of New Amsterdam to treat with the English for surrender

Resolution of the common council of New Amsterdam, to treat with the English for the surrender of the place.

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September 5 1664 Appointment of Cornelis Steenwyck, Oloff Stevensen van Cortlandt and Jacques Cousseau to treat with the English for surrender

Commission. Appointing Cornelis Steenwyck, Oloff Stevensen van Cortlandt and Jacques Cousseau, joint commissioners for the above purpose.

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September 7 1664 Report of Cornelis Steenwyck, Oloff Stevensen van Cortlandt and Jacques Cousseau of the articles of surrender

Report of the above commissioners of the articles of surrender agreed to.

7 15 145a
September 6 1664 Agreement of commissioners to convey soldiers who wish to return to Holland

Agreement of the above commissioners to convey to Holland such soldiers as are desirous to return thither.

7 15 145b
September 8 1664 Ratification of the articles of surrender by the Dutch commissioners

Ratification of the articles of surrender by the Dutch commissioners.

7 15 145c
June 16 1664 Letter from vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant

Letter. Vice-director La Montagne to director Stuyvesant; Schanhecteda surveyed; (letter much defaced).

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January 26 1664 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant, notifying him that they will send a patent from the States-General for New Netherland, and a letter from their High Mightinesses to the English towns on Long Island.

7 15 108
June 10 1664 Letter from Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam

Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam, inclosing a very harsh letter addressed to him by councillor de Decker.

7 15 132
June 24 1664 Letter from directors to Stuyvesant

Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; ships sent from England against New Netherland; slaves sent thither.

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August 20 1664; Date Original, August 30 1664 Summons of colonel Nicolls for the surrender of New Amsterdam

Summons of colonel Nicolls for the surrender of New Amsterdam.

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