Letter from the directors at Amsterdam to Director General Petrus Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant ; send letters to the people of New Netherland, warning them against the late delegates to Holland ; Melyn's unfounded reports ; abuses in land granting ; Van Twiller's extravagant grants to himself and others ; Long island ; Raritans ; Kill van Koll ; boundaries ; Katskill ; Rensselaersstein ; pretensions of Van Renselaer's agent ; right of the company to Fort Orange ; free navigation of the rivers ; baron Van der Capelle's proposed colonie ; rev. Megapolensis' tract ; emigration ; Mohawk invasion of Canada ; French prisoners ; Van Twiller ; emigration to Curaçao ; samples of indigo promised ; Stuyvesant purchases a bouwery from the company ; deed sent (see vol. 3, p. 87). [1651]
Date Original
March 21 1651
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial administrative correspondence, 1646-1664. Series A1810-78. Volume 11, document 29b, page 1, side 1.
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