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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.
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