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ing of the Reformed," 100; Establishment of the Reformed Religion, 101 ; Tol-

eration of other Religions, 102 ; Calvinism of the Dutch Clergy, 103; The Gom-

arist and Armenian Controversy, 104, 105; The Remonstrants, 106; Maurice

and Barneveldt, 107, 108; The Synod of Dordrecht, 109, 110; Death of Barne-

veldt, 111; The Church of England, 11%; The Puritans, 113, 114; Puritans

emigrate to Holland, 115; The Reformed Dutch Church, and the Church of

England, 116–119; The Puritans dissatisfied in Holland, 120.; Wish to emi-

grate to America, 121; Their Patent from the Virginia Company, 122 ; Their

Condition in Holland, 123; They propose to go to New Netherland, 124; Memo-

rial to the Dutch Government, 125; Its Prayer refused by the States General,

126; The Puritans leave Leyden, 127; Sail from Plymouth, 128.; Their Desti-

nation, 129; The Mayflower at Cape Cod, 130; Compact on board the Mayflower,

131, 132; The Landing of the Pilgrims, 133.

CHAPTER V.

1621-1625.

The Dutch West India Company incorporated, 134; Its Powers and Duties, 135,

136 ; Its Organization delayed, 137; Private Ships sent to New Netherland, 137,

138; Parliament jealous of the New England Patent, 139; Plymouth Company

complains of the Dutch, 140 ; James claims New Netherland, and sends Instruc-

tions to Carleton at the Hague, 141 ; Carleton's Memorial to the States General,

142 ; Dutch and English Titles considered, 143, 144.; Dutch Traders in Long Isl-

and Sound, 145; Walloons in Holland, 146, 147; The West India Company or-

ganized, 148; Takes Possession of New Netherland as a Province, 149; First

permanent agricultural Colonization, 150; Fort Orange built, 151; Fort Wilhel-

mus, 152; Fort Nassau, on the South River, 153; Walloons at the Waal-bogt,

154; C. J. May first Director of New Netherland, 154; Ship of D. P. de Vries

seized at Hoorn, 155 ; Dutch Ship arrested at Plymouth, 156; Publications of

Wassenaar, De Laet, and Purchas, 157; More Colonists sent to New Nether.

land, 158 ; Cattle at Nutten Island and Manhattan, 159; William Verhulst suc.

ceeds May as Director, 159 ; Death of Maurice, 160; Of James I., 161; Treaty of

Southampton, 161; Peter Minuit appointed Director General of New Nether-

land, 162

232; Affairs on the Connecticut, 233; The West India Company purchases Lands

of the Savages there, 234; Commissary Van Curler completes Fort Good Hope,

235; Van Twiller's Conduct toward De Vries on his Return to Holland, 236;

Virginia Ship and New Plymouth Pinnace at Manhattan, 237; Massachusetts

refuses to join New Plymouth in occupying Connecticut, 238; John Oldham's

overland Journey, 239; Winthrop claims Connecticut, and Van Twiller replies,

239, 240; New Plymouth Expedition to the Connecticut, 240 ; Dutch Protest

against the Settlers at Windsor, 241 ; Treaty between Massachusetts and the

Pequods, 242; Affairs at Manhattan, 243; Pavonia, Fort Nassau, Fort Orange,

and Rensselaerswyck, 244; Van Twiller and Domine Bogardus, 245 ; English

Complaints against the West India Company, and their Answer, 245, 246;

Lubbertus van Dincklagen appointed Schout of New Netherland, 247; Difficul-
ties between the Patroons and the Directors, 247, 248; Surrender of Swaanen-
dael to the Company, 249; Clayborne's Explorations, 250 ; Motives for the Em-
igration of Roman Catholics from England, 251; Lord Baltimore's Patent for
Maryland, 252 ; Saint Mary's founded, 253; Harvey deposed and sent to En-
gland, 254; Fort Nassau seized by a Virginian Party, 254; Retaken by the

Dutch, and the English Prisoners sent back to Virginia, 255; Emigration from

Massachusetts to Connecticut, 256 ; English Plantation Board, 257; Its Jealousy

of the New England Colonists, 258; Long Island conveyed to Lord Stirling, 259 ;

The New England Patent surrendered, and the younger Winthrop appointed

Governor of Connecticut, 259, 260; The Dutch Arms torn down at the Kievit's

Hook, 260 ; Lion Gardiner at Saybrook, 261; William Pynchon at Springfield,

261 ; True European Title to Long Island and Connecticut, 262; Domestic Af-

fairs at Manhattan and Pavonia, 263, 264; Lands taken up on Staten Island and

Long Island, 265; Van Dincklagen sent back to Holland, 266 ; Beverwyck and

Rensselaerswyck, 266, 267; Van Twiller's private Purchases, 267; Bronck's

Purchase in West Chester, 268 ; Quotenis, in Narragansett Bay, and Dutchman's

Island at the Pequod River, 268 ; Traffic with New England, 269; The Pequod

War, 269–272 ; Complaints in Holland against Van Twiller and Bogardus, 273 ;

William Kieft appointed Director General in Place of Van Twiller, 274.

The Twelve Men again convoked, 325; They demand Reforms, 326, 327 ; Kieft's

Concessions, 328; Dissolves the Board of Twelve Men, 329; Expedition against

the Weckquaesgeeks, and Treaty at the Bronx River, 330; Greenwich submits to

the Dutch, 331 ; Roger Williams founds Rhode Island, 332; Emigrations from

Massachusetts to New Netherland, 333; Doughty's Patent for Mespath, 333;

Throgmorton at Vredeland, 334; Anne Hutchinson at “ Annie's Hoeck,” 33 +;

Strangers at Manhattan, 335; City Hotel for Travellers, 335; New Church at

Manhattan, 336, 337; George Baxter appointed English Secretary, 337; New

Haven Settlements on the South River broken up, 338; The Hartford People

and the Dutch, 339; Threats in England against the Dutch, 340; Beginning of

the Civil War in England, 341; Van der Donck, Schout Fiscal of Rensselaers-

wyck, 341; Domine Megapolensis, 342 ; Church at Beverwyck, 343; The Jes-

uits in Canada, 344; Father Jogues captured by the Mohawks, 345; Benevolent

Efforts of Van Curler, 346; Van Voorst murdered by an Indian at Hackinsack,

347; The Savages offer an Atonement, 348; Kieft demands the Murderer, 348 ;

The Mohawks attack the River Indians, 349; Public Opinion at Manhattan, 349 ;

Kieft resolves on War, 350 ; Warned in vain against his Rashness, 351; Mas-

sacres at Pavonia and Corlaer's Hook, 352; The Long Island Indians attacked,

353; The Savages aroused to Vengeance, 354 ; Vriesendael invested, 355 ; Pop-

ular Indignation against Kieft, and Proclamation of a Day of fasting, 356 ; Prop-

osition to depose Kieft, 356; Adriaensen and the Director, 357; De Vries and

Olfertsen at Rockaway, 358; Treaty with the Savages, 359; The Indians still

discontented, 360.

The United Colonies of New England, 361; Kieft addresses the Commissioners,

362; Their Reply, 363; Murder of Miantonomoh, 364; The North River Sav.

ages attack a Dutch Boat, 364; The Commonalty convoked, 364; "Eight Men”

chosen, 365; Warlike Measures authorized, 365; English enrolled, and Under-

hill taken into the Dutch Service, 366; Annie's Hook and Vredeland destroyed,

366 ; Lady Moody's Settlement at Gravesend attacked, 367; Settlers driven

away from Mespath, 367; Hackinsack attacked, and Pavonia surprised, 368 ;

Alarm at Manhattan, 369; The Eight Men again convoked, 370 ; Application to

New Haven for Aid, and its Result, 370; De Vries' parting Prophecy, 371 ; Let-

ter of the Eight Men to the West India Company, 371 ; To the States. General,

372; Father Jogues at Manhattan, 373; Describes its Condition, 374; Sails for

Europe, 374; Church at Beverwyck, 374; Missionary zeal of Megapolensis, 375;

Mercantile Policy of Patroon of Rensselaerswyck, 376; Van der Donck's Con-

duct, 377; Attempts to form a Settlement at Katskill, and is prevented, 378 ;

John Printz appointed Governor of New Sweden, 378 ; Arrives at Fort Christina,

and builds Fort New. Gottenburg, 379; De Vries at the South River, 380; Plow.

den's Claim to New Albion disregarded by Printz and Kieft, 381; Lamberton ar-

rested by Printz, 382 ; Exploring Expedition from Boston to the South River,

383; Failure of the Boston Enterprises, 384; The Dutch and the Swedes oppose

the English on the South River, 385; Expeditions sent to Staten Island and

Greenwich, 386 ; Captain Patrick murdered, 387; Expedition against the Weck-

quaesgeeks, 387; Stamford People settle at Heemstede, 387; Patent for Heem-

stede, 388; Hostility of the Indians, and Expedition sent to Heemstede, 389;

Atrocities at Manhattan, 389; Soldiers supplied from private Ship at Manhattan,

390; Underhill's Expedition to Stamford, 390, 391; Thanksgiving at Manhattan,

391 ; Peace with West Chester and Long Island Tribes, 392; Fence built at

Manhattan, 392 ; Hostility of the River Tribes, 393 ; Bankruptcy of the West

India Company, 393; The Eight Men oppose an Excise, 393; Kieft’s arbitrary

Imposition, 394; Excise enforced, and the Brewers refuse to pay, 395; The Peo-

ple side with the Brewers, 396 ; Kieft's Misconduct, 396 ; Expedition to the North,

397; Memorial of the Eight Men to the West India Company, 398-400; Staple

Right claimed for Rensselaer's Stein, 400; Koorn and Loockermans, 401; Koorn

summoned to Manhattan, fined, and protests, 401; Father Bressani captured by

the Mohawks, and ransomed by the Dutch, 402; Affairs of New Netherland con-

sidered in Holland, 403; Provisional Appointment of Van Dincklagen to succeed

Kieft, 404; Report of the Company's Bureau of Accounts, 404-406.

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