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.
October 29 1659
New York State Archives. New Netherland. Council. Dutch colonial administrative correspondence, 1646-1664. Series A1810. Volume 13.
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