LETTER from Matthias Beck, vice-director of Curaçao to Petrus Stuyvesant

Curaçao. Letter. Vice-director Beck to Stuyvesant ; no letters from Holland since September ; 150 slaves arrived from Guinea ; admiral de Ruyter's operations on that coast ; no proclamation of war in England or Holland ; English fleet under Prince Rupert gone to sea ; attack on Bonaire ; price of slaves ; slave trade at Jamaica ; reported deaths of the king of Spain and of the duke of York ; peace between the Emperor and the Turk ; appearance for the second time of a fiery comet, visible also in Europe ; Balthazar Stuyvesant's plantation ; presents.
Identifier
NYSA_A1883-78_V17_104
Date
April 16 1665
Contributor
Beck, Matthias
Source
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Curaçao records, 1640-1665. Series A1883-78. Volume 17, document 104, page 1, side 1.
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Mutual Cultural Heritage Project

Geographic Locations

Curaçao
England
Bonaire
Africa