Document: Letter from the Directors to the Director General and Council

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Amsterdam. Letter. Directors to Stuyvesant; negotiations with the burgomasters of Amsterdam to colonize New Netherland; Van Tienhoven and Van Dyck the cause of the late Indian massacre; Van Dyck to be punished; settlers to dwell in villages; delegation to New England; tenths; Renselaerswyck; revenue; fort New Amsterdam to be encircled with a stone wall; Sinnequen Indians; a jesuit and some Frenchmen in the Sinneques country; Mr. De Decker; bells for the churches of Beverwyck, Midwout and Hempstead; fort Casimir called New Amstel; Jacob Alrichs, director of the city's colonie on the Delaware; fort Christina called Altona, and New Gottenburgh called Kattenburgh; Waldenses going to New Netherland; the country between the Delaware and the Hudson rivers to be purchased; Jacques Cortelyou to survey lots at the Delaware; disease among horses. [1656]

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Translations are created by Charles Gehring  with assistance from  the New Netherland Institute,  Copyright to the translations is held by the Holland Society of New York.  The translations are hosted online by the New York State Archives.

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Virginia|Albany|New Netherland|New Amsterdam|Delaware River|Renselaerswyck|New Gottenburgh|Hudson River
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Nieuw Amsterdam
Prince Maurice
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Petrus Stuyvesant
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Directors at Amsterdam
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Van Tienhoven|Van Dyck| Sinnequen Indians|Mr. De Decker|Jacob Alrichs|Jacques Cortelyou|Waldenses
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