Place: Greenwich, CT


Greenwich stood on the border between New Netherland and New England, a border which shifted at least three times  in the Dutch Colonial period. 

An Indian Deed in 1640  allowed Governor Theophilus Eaton of the New Haven Colony to 'purchase' the land from the Siwanoy Indians in exchange for 25 English coats. 

In 1649 Petrus Stuyvesant signed a deed the included part of Greenwich in the Dutch settlement


Additional reading:,_Connecticut

Insubordinate Spirit: A True Story Of Life And Loss In Earliest America 1610-1665   by Missy Wolfe

Hidden History of Colonial Greenwich by Missy Wolfe

The Great Ledger - Records of the Town of Greenwich 1640-1742 Vols. I & II.