on formed to colonize the tract acquired by Godyn and Blommaert.
The first settlement in Delaware, older than any in Pennsylvania,
Chap. XV.} 1630. was undertaken by a company, of which Godyn, Van Rensselaer, Blommaert, the historian De Laet, 1630 the island;
Hudde, in Albany Records, XVII. 323.
Campanius, 79. and houses began to cluster in its neighborhood.
Pennsylvania was, at last, occupied by Europeans; that commonwealth, like Delaware, traces its lineage to the Swedes, who had planmitted to Swedish jurisdiction.
Compare, on the whole subject, Trumbull's Connecticut, i. 178; Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania, i 17, &c.; Clay's Annals of the Swedes on the Delaware, 22; Hazard, II. 127, 171, 181, 192, 213, 319 &c.; Winthrop, Ind scarce thirty families remained.
Albany Records, IV. 217, 222, 223, 237, 273, 311; XVIII. 43, 29, 400.
Gordon's Pennsylvania, 23.
Compare Albany Records, x. 397—468.
During the absence of Stuyvesant from Manhattan,
1655. Sept. the warrio