Letter. Stuyvesant to the directors at Amsterdam; dangerous consequences to be feared from the marriage of Charles II with a princess of Portugal; designs on the Dutch possessions in Africa; Thomas Willett reports English designs against the capital of New Netherland; James I granted the Dutch in 1623 a watering place on Staten Island; Long Island granted to captain John Scott; captain ------ applies to Charles II for a grant of New Netherland; reinforcements required.
September 24 1661
New York State Archives. New Netherland. Council. Dutch colonial administrative correspondence, 1646-1664. Series A1810. Volume 14.
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