Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant ; peace with Spain to be proclaimed ; Curaçao ; rev. Megapolensis ; schoolmaster sent out ; remonstrance from New Netherland ; Melyn and Van Twiller endeavoring to deprive the company of that country ; rev. Backerus ; Van der Donck ; conflict between Renselaerswyck and Fort Orange ; latter erected 15 years before the former ; free navigation of the North river to be enforced ; Aug. Hermans ; efforts of the delegates from New Netherland ; increased interest awakened towards that country ; abuses in land granting ; Staten island ; bouweries at the Mahattans ; secretary Van Tienhoven ; boundaries. [1650]
Date Original
February 16 1650
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial administrative correspondence, 1646-1664. Series A1810-78. Volume 11, document 18, page 1, side 1.
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