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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
- Ilpendam, Jan Jansen Van 1685 (search)
Ilpendam, Jan Jansen Van -1685 Merchant; appointed custom-house officer on the Delaware, and put in command of Fort Nassau in 1640 by the Dutch governor of New York. He tried to keep the English colony from trading on the Delaware, and his action in burning trading-houses and taking the traders prisoner involved the governor of New York in difficulty with the government of New Haven. As the result, Ilpendam resigned, but continued to trade with the Indians. He died at Marcus Hook, Pa., in 1685.
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 186 (search)