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erable of the patriots of Holland, the founder of the republic, was conducted to the scaffold. These events hastened the colonization of New Netherland, where as yet no Europeans had repaired except commercial agents and their subordinates. In 1620, merchants of Holland who had thus far had a 1620. trade only in Hudson's River, wished to plant there a new commonwealth, lest the king of Great Britain should first people its banks with the English nation. To this end it was proposed to send 1620. trade only in Hudson's River, wished to plant there a new commonwealth, lest the king of Great Britain should first people its banks with the English nation. To this end it was proposed to send over John Robin- Brodhead's Documents, i. 23. Hist. of N. Y. 125. son, with four hundred families of his persuasion; but the pilgrims had not lost their love for the land of their nativity, and the States were unwilling to guaranty them protection. A voyage from Virginia to vindicate the trade in the Hudson for England, proved a total loss. The settlement of Manhattan grew directly out of the great continental struggles of Protestantism. The Thirty Years War of religion in Germany had 16