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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 440 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 184 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 52 0 Browse Search
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 48 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 10 30 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.) 20 0 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 14 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 8 0 Browse Search
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 8 0 Browse Search
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naticism is sometimes of the keenest sagacity. There were many in New England who confidently expected a revival of liberty after the restoration, and what was called the slaying of the witnesses. Who knows, it was asked, what the event of this Dutch war will be? The establishment of arbitrary power would bring arbitrary taxation in its train, for the advantage of greedy courtiers. A report was spread, that Massachusetts was to yield a revenue of five thousand pounds yearly, for the king. t declare our case more fully. This decision of disobedience was made at a time when the ambition of Louis XIV. of France, eager to grasp at the Spanish Netherlands, and united with De Witt by a treaty of partition, had, in consequence of his Dutch alliance, declared war against England. It was on this occasion, that the idea of the conquest of Canada was first distinctly proposed to New England. It was proposed only to be rejected as impossible. A land march of four hundred miles, over
its nature commercial. The device on an early Dutch coin was a ship laboring on the billows withoun 1598 two and twenty ships 1598. sailed from Dutch harbors for the Indian seas, in part by the Cad, and suited the genius of the republic. The Dutch East India Company is the first in the series , where Spaniards, and English, and Danes, and Dutch, had failed, he left his anchoring-place to stity, for they were followed by no result. The Dutch fort long remained in the hands of the Dutch Wdiers at the fort, joined by freebooters from Dutch privateers, and led by a guide who knew Chap. approbation by the States General is the only Dutch state-paper in which the government of the repe the granary of our Fatherland; should our Netherlands be wasted by grievous wars, it will offer oopposite bank, consisting chiefly of groups of Dutch round Lewistown and Newcastle, and Swedes and r between England and the Netherlands, a small Dutch squadron, commanded by 1673, 1674. the gallan[9 more...]
n may have alluded to his entrance within the capes. See the Newcastle Records, in Watson, 16. on the day after his landing, in presence of a crowd of Swedes, and Dutch, and English, who had gathered round the court-house, his deeds of feoffment were produced; the duke of York's agent surrendered the territory by the solemn delivefalse accuser was liable to double damages. Every prison for convicts was made a workhouse. There were neither poor rates nor tithes. The Swedes, and Finns, and Dutch, were invested with the liberties of Englishmen. Well might Lawrence Cook exclaim in their behalf, It is the best day we have ever seen. The work of legislation Watson's Phil. 225. was already the scene of legislation. From each of the six counties into which Penn's dominions were divided, nine representatives, Swedes, Dutch, and Quaker preachers, of Wales, and Ireland, and England, were elected for the purpose of establishing a charter of liberties. They desired it might be the ackno
Chapter 17: James II. Consolidates the Northern Colonie. the country which, after the reconquest of the New Chap XVII.} 1674 June 29. Netherlands, was again conveyed to the duke of York, included the New England frontier from the Kennebee to the Saint Croix, extended continuously to Connecticut River, and was bounded on the south by Maryland. We have now to trace an attempt to consolidate the whole coast north of the Delaware. The charter from the king sanctioned whatever ordinanc; an assembly was convened; and, May 9. in spite of 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 Dutch plot was matured by Jacob Leisler, a man of energy, but passionate and ill-educated, and not possessed of that happy natural sagacity which elicits a rule of action from its own instincts. But the common people among the Dutch, led by Leisler an