Letter from the directors in Amsterdam to Director Stuyvesant

Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant ; war ; Parliament abolished in England ; Cromwell establishes another form of government ; regulations for land granting ; comments on ordinances ; Renselaerswyck ; increase of cattle to be encouraged ; disease among sheep in New Netherland ; war between the Mohawks and Canada Indians ; trading house 20 (Dutch) miles north of Fort Orange recommended ; potashery ; brick making ; salt works ; Nicasius Silla, first councillor ; slave trade to New Netherland ; Van Twiller ; Van der Donck.
Date Original
June 6 1653
New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Council. Dutch colonial administrative correspondence, 1646-1664. Series A1810-78. Volume 11, document 83, page 1, side 1.
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