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New Netherland Council Dutch colonial administrative correspondence

Identifier: A1810
Alternate Identifier: AMS ID Number: 456
Repository: New York State Archives
Description: This series contains administrative correspondence, in Dutch, of Petrus Stuyvesant during his seventeen year term as director-general of the colony of New Netherland from 1647-1664. The bulk of the series consists of incoming letters from the directors in Amsterdam and the governors of neighboring colonies. The correspondence addresses matters relating to the defense, commercial interests, and prosperity of Dutch holdings in North America and the Caribbean.

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New Netherland. Council. (is related to)