Document: Letter from Jacob Alrichs to the director and council

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Letter. Jacob Alrichs to the director and council of New Netherland at the Manhattans, informing them that the ship in which he and sundry settlers had sailed for the Delaware, had been wrecked off Long Island, and requesting assistance, &c.

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March 12 1657
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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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New Netherland|Manhattans|Delaware|Long Island|South River|Sickawach|City of Amsterdam|Sicktawach|Carmans River or the Connetguot River in Suffolk County|Long Island|Fire Island|Great South Bay
Ship Mentioned (Unlinked)
Prins Maurits| de Bever|de Beer|de Gelderse Blom
From Party 1
From Party 1 Text Unlinked
Jacob Alrichs
Related Ancestors (Unlinked)
Captain Marten Kryger|Alexander d'Hinoyossa
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