Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New-York: Holland documents. 1856-58. v. 3-8, London documents. 1853-57. v. 9-10, Paris documents. 1855-58

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Resolution of the StatesGeneral referring to a committee a letter of the West India Company respect
49
Resolution of the Common Council of Amsterdam referring the condition of its Colonie to a committee
56
Letter of ViceDirector Alrichs to Governor Fendall of Maryland
64
Extract from the proceedings of the XIX of the West India Company respecting New Netherland
72
Resolution of the Common Council of Amsterdam to surrender the citys Colonie to the West India
78
Extract from Lord Baltimores patent
84
Letter of Messrs Heermans and Waldron to Director Stuy vesant
99
Extracts from the records of the ViceDirector Council and Schepens of the Colonies at New Amstel
106
Letter of ViceDirector Alrichs to the Commissioners of the Colonies on the Delaware river
112
Resolution of the Common Council of Amsterdam referring a memorial of the Commissioners on
116
Deduction respecting the differences about Boundaries Ao in New Netherland
127
1627
129
Deduction or Brief and clear Account of the situation of New Netherland who were its first discover
133
Protest of the Director and Council of New Netherland against William Holmes settling on the Fresh
140
Examinations of divers Englishmen taken on Long Island
146
Proclamation issued at Gravesend Long Island establishing the laws and republic of England
153
Protest against John Levereth who is settled at Oyster bay
161
Order of King Charles I in Council
163
Resolution of the Commissioners of the citys Colonie on the Delaware river
171
Letter of Director Stuyvesant to the Magistrates of New Amstel
178
Account debit and credit of receipts and disbursements for the citys Colonie on the Delaware river
186
Resolution of the Common Council of Amsterdam referring certain matters affecting the citys Colonie
200
July Aug Resolutions of the Chamber at Amsterdam touching the citys Colonie on the Delaware river
206
Resolution of the Common Council of Amsterdam to send a ship to the citys Colonie on the Delaware
212
Letter of the Directors at Amsterdam to the Director and Council of New Netherland respecting
218
Memorial of the Directors of the West India Company Ao to the StatesGeneral complaining of
224
Letter of the DirectorGeneral and Council of New Netherland to the Amsterdam Chamber of the West
230
Letter of the Chamber at Amsterdam to the Director and Council of New Netherland Commissioners
236
Resolution of the StatesGeneral referring the foregoing memorials to the West India Company Ao
242
Remonstrance of the people of New Netherland to the Director and Council against resisting
248
Letter of the West India Company to the StatesGeneral with
254
Resolution of the StatesGeneral approving the draft of a reply to the King of Englands answer
260
Letter of the West India Company to the StatesGeneral acquainting them with the surrender of
272
Resolution of the States of Holland upon the subject of the restitution of New Netherland unjustly
275
Another memorial from Ambassador Van Gogh to King Charles II on the same subject
281
Resolution of the StatesGeneral referring the above memorial to their committee Ao
288
England Ac
307
ki respecting the differences between the StatesGeneral and the King of Great Britain
339
Letter of the Dutch Ambassadors at London to the StatesGeneral
523
Secret resolution of the StatesGeneral upon the foregoing letter respecting the preservation of
529
Secret resolution of the StatesGeneral upon the opinion and report of the Board of Admiralty
535
Resolution of the StatesGeneral referring the foregoing documents to a committee die
543
Petition of the Patroon and Directors of the Colonie of Rensselaerswyck to the StatesGeneral praying
549
Declaration of the West India Company in favor of the proprietors of Rensselaerswyck
558
Resolution of the StatesGeneral thereupon
564
Orders to sundry towns in New Yarsey
571
Nomination of municipal officers for the Dutch towns on Long Island
577
Petition of the Delegates from Easthampton and adjoining towns on the East end of Long Island
583
Conveyance to Nathaniel Silvester of Shelter Island
590
Census of the several Dutch towns on Long Island
596
Answer of Commanders Evertsen and Benckes thereto
600
Speech of and answer to the Indians of Hackingsack
606
Commission of Nicolas Bayard to be Secretary to Governor Colve
612
September27 Instruction for Andries Drayer Commandant of Fort Nassau formerly Fort Orange
618
Instruction for the Commissary of Fort Willem Hendrick
625
Order respecting the guardianship of the late Richard Morris child
631
Appointment of Magistrates for Fordham
638
Appointment of military officers for the Dutch towns on Lang Island
645
Commission of Olof Stevense Van Cortlandt and others to regulate the estate of the late Governor
651
Proclamation for a day of Humiliation and Thanksgiving
658
Letter of Lewis Morris to Governor Colve applying for a pass
664
Oath taken by the officers of the militia of the city of New Orange and their names
670
Commission of Martin Kregier Junior empowering him to regulate the estate of Thomas de Laval
676
Commission of Messrs Van Huyven and Epesteyn to investigate certain complaints brought against
681
Proclamation ordering the exclusive use of the weights and measures of Amsterdam
688
Order to the male inhabitants of the Dutch towns to appear armed at New Orange
696
Sentence of Peter Poulsen for creating disturbance and assaulting persons in New Orange
704
Order confiscating property in New Netherland belonging to the inhabitants of New England Virginy
710
Order in the matter of debts due to the Rev Messrs Megapolensis
722
Resolution of the StatesGeneral respecting orders for the evacuation of New Netherland
730
Letter of the StatesGeneral to the Amsterdam Chamber of the West India Company on the same
736
Petition of Dutch Burghers in NewYork to the StatesGeneral complaining of the conduct of Governor
738
Resolution of the StatesGeneral to send copies of the above papers to their Ambassadors at London
744
Resolution of the StatesGeneral to send copies of the above to the Boards of the Admiralty Sic
750
Resolution of the StatesGeneral approving the reduction of duties c made by the West India
756

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Page 295 - CHARLES the Second by the Grace of God King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 296 - Company, and their successors for ever, to be holden of us, our heirs and successors, as of our manor of East Greenwich, in our County of Kent, in free and common soccage, and not in capite...

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