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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 256 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 56 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 40 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 8 30 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 16 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 14 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 14 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 10 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 10 0 Browse Search
Charles A. Nelson , A. M., Waltham, past, present and its industries, with an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1739. 10 0 Browse Search
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ion of the two colonies of Hartford and New Haven; and, as the commissioners were desirous to make friends in the other colonies, they avoided all angry collisions, gave no countenance to a claim advanced by the duke of Hamilton to a large tract of territory in the colony, and, in arranging the limits of New York, though the charter of Clarendon's son-in-law extended to the River Connecticut, they established the boundary, on the main, in conformity with the claims of Connecticut itself. Long Island went to the duke of York. Satisfied with the harmony which they had secured by Chap. XII.} 1664. attempting nothing but for the interests of the colony, the commissioners saw fit to praise to the monarch the dutifulness and obedience of Connecticut, which was set off with the more lustre by the contrary deportment of Massachusetts. We shall soon have occasion to narrate the events in which Nichols was engaged at New York, where he remained. Carr, Cartwright, and Maverick, the other
40 the arms of the Dutch on the east end of Long Island were thrown down in derision, and a fool's mpetitors on the east and on the south, and Long Island was soon to be claimed by the agent of Lordhe River Indians, of the Mohicans, and from Long Island, acknowledging the chiefs of the Five Natio, which allowed New Netherland to extend on Long Island as far as Oyster Bay, on the main to the neft Connecticut in possession of a moiety of Long Island; the whole had often, but ineffectually, becut not only increased their pretensions on Long Island, but regardless of the provisionary treaty,tly cast Aug. 28. anchor in Gravesend Bay. Long Island was lost; soldiers from New England pitched 26. Albany Records IV. 415. sojourners on Long Island, solicited of the Dutch, and, as the recordS. Wood's Sketch of the First Settlement of Long Island, p. 83—96 It was easy to burn the votes which the yeomanry Chap. XV.} of Long Island had passed in their town-meetings. But, meantime, t[3 more...]
seemed a harbinger of a golden age. From Chester, tradition describes the journey of Penn to have been continued with a few friends in an open boat, in the earliest days of November, to the Chap XVI.} 1682 Nov. Dec. beautiful bank, fringed with pine-trees, on which the city of Philadelphia was soon to rise. In the following weeks, Penn visited West and East 1682 1683 New Jersey, New York, the metropolis of his neighbor proprietary, the duke of York, and, after meeting Friends on Long Island, he returned to the banks of the Delaware. Penn's Letter. To this period Duponceau and Fisher, 57. belongs his first grand treaty with the Indians. Beneath a large elm-tree at Shakamaxon, on the northern edge of Philadelphia, On the place, Vaux, Peters, Conyngham, in Penn. Mem. 1. William Penn, surrounded by a few friends, in the habiliments of peace, met the numerous delegation of the Lenni Lenape tribes. The great treaty was not for the purchase of lands, but, confirming
nd renewed the absolute authority of the proprietary. The inhabitants of the eastern part of Long Island resolved, in town-meetings, to adhere to Connecticut. The charter certainly did not countenafor his intended kindness. The Saybrook militia, escorting him to his boat, saw him sail for Long Island; and Connecticut, resenting the aggression, made a declaration of its wrongs, sealed it with assemblies, and levied customs without the consent of the people. But, since the Puritans of Long Island claimed a representative government as an inalienable English birthright, and the whole populrica together, the Mohawks had extended their strolls from the St. Lawrence to Virginia; half Long Island paid them tribute; and a Mohawk sachem was reverenced on Massachusetts Bay. The geographicalf the Finis of Andros, new chapters were begun in the records of freedom. Suffolk county, on Long Island, rejoined Connecticut. New York also shared the impulse, but with less unanimity. The Dut