History of the Netherland; or New York Under the Dutch.

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Page 113 - Council there, undertake to plant a colonie there of fifty souls, upwards of fifteen years old ; onefourth part within one year, and within three years after the sending of the first, making together four years, the remainder, to the full number of fifty persons, to be shipped from hence, on pain, in case of wilful neglect of being deprived of the privileges obtained; but it is to be observed that the company reserve the island of the Manhattes to themselves.
Page 113 - ... occupiers will permit. Provided and conditioned, that the company keep to themselves the lands lying and remaining between the limits of colonies to dispose thereof when, and at such time as they shall think proper, in such manner that no person shall be allowed to come within seven or eight...
Page 113 - River, and so far into the country as the situation of the occupiers will permit...
Page 144 - Those who love the Prince of Orange and me, emulate me in this, and assist me in repelling the violence committed by that Englishman !" But the Englishman was already out of sight, and quietly sailing up the river.
Page 317 - For it is impossible ever to settle this country until a different system be introduced here...
Page 31 - Netherlands, with the exclusive privilege to traffic and plant colonies on the coast of Africa from the Tropic of Cancer to the Cape of Good Hope ; on the coast of America, from the straits of Magellan to the remotest north.
Page 89 - Book I. — From the Discovery of America to the Incorporation of the Dutch West India Company. Book II.— From the Incorporation of the Dutch West India Company, to the opening of the Fur or Indian Trade to the Inhabitants of New Netherland.
Page 117 - For all wares which are not mentioned in the foregoing article, and which are not carried by the last, there shall be paid one dollar for each hundred pounds weight ; and for wines, brandies, verjuice and vinegar, there shall be paid eighteen guilders per cask. XVIII. The Company promises the colonists of the Patroons that they shall be free from customs, taxes, excise, imposts or any other contributions for the space of ten years...
Page 115 - River, and lying thereabout, shall, for the present, be brought there before they may be sent elsewhere; excepting such as are from their nature unnecessary there, or such as cannot, without great loss to the owner thereof, be brought there ; in which case the owners thereof shall be obliged to give timely notice in writing of the difficulty attending...
Page 118 - Council there, be at liberty to take up and take possession of as much land as they shall be able properly to improve, and shall enjoy the same in full property either for themselves or masters. XXII. They shall have free liberty of hunting and fowling, as well by water as by land, generally, and in public and private woods and rivers about their Colonies, according to the orders of the Director and Council.

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