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CD: Records of New Amsterdam [NY], 1653-1674 Vol. 1-7

By: Berthold Fernow

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD1876


Contains the earliest Dutch Records of the territory of New Amsterdam which includes the city of New York during the years of 1653-1674. The records consist of the minutes of the Burgomasters and Schepens. The records were translated from the original Dutch records. View more info

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The De Forests and the Walloon Founding of New Amsterdam

By: Lucy Garrison Green

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: G2336


This work was the author’s Master’s Thesis for the Dept. of American History at the University of Nebraska in 1916. Green outlines for us the first families who colonized New Amsterdam, the area located on the southern tip of Manhattan Island, now referred to as New York City. She presents her argument, that, it was not the Dutch who were the first settlers on the Island of Manhattan - it was a group of Belgian-French Protestant refugees by the name of Walloon, under... View more info