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60. In the following year, he removed to New 1641. Sept. Netherland, and now, with a little army of one hundred and twenty men, became the protector of the Dutch settlements. The war continued for two years. At 1643. to 1645. to length, the Dutch were weary of danger; the Indians tired of being hunted like beasts. The Mohawks claimed a sovereignty over the Algonquins; their ambassador appeared at Manhattan to negotiate a peace; 1645. and in front of Fort Amsterdam, according to Indian Aug. 30. usage, under the open sky, on the spot now so beautiful, where the commerce of the world may be watched from shady walks, in the presence of the sun and of the ocean, the sachems of New Jersey, of the River Indians, of the Mohicans, and from Long Island, acknowledging the chiefs of the Five Nations as witnesses and arbitrators, and having around them the director and council of New Netherland, with the whole commonalty of the Dutch, set their marks to a solemn Chap. XV.} 1645 Sept. 6. tr