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Nicholls, Richard (1624-1672) [True copy of articles, whereupon the Citty and Fort Amsterdam and the Province of the New Netherlands were surrendered]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00377 Author/Creator: Nicholls, Richard (1624-1672) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 29 September 1664 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Co-signers of original are listed at end, including: Robert Carr, Connecticut Governor John Winthrop, Samuel Willis, George Cartwright, Thomas Larke, John Pricham, Johan I Dechere, Nicholas Barlet, Samuel Mogapolonsio, Cornolis Sterunyck, Oloft Stopons Van Cortland, Jacquios Coussuan. Twenty-three articles stating the properties and rights of the new governance of New Amsterdam. Partial docket reads "Articles concerning."

People: Nicholls, Richard, 1624-1672.
Carr, Robert, fl. 1664.
Winthrop, John, 1606-1676.
Willis, Samuel, fl. 1664.
Cartwright, George, fl. 1664.
Larke, Thomas, fl. 1664.
Pricham, John, fl. 1664.
Dechere, Johan I., fl. 1664.
Bartlet, Nicholas, fl. 1664.
Mogapolonsio, Samuel, fl. 1664.
Sterunyck, Cornolis, fl. 1664.
Van Cortlandt, Oloft Stopons, fl. 1664.
Coussuan, Jacquios, fl. 1664.

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Keywords/Subjects: New Amsterdam, Land Transaction, Military History, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Government and Civics

Sub Era: The 13 Colonies