TABLE OF CONTENTS.
FROM THE DISCOVERY
OF MANHATTAN ISLAND
TO THE INCORPORATION
VILLAGE OF BREUCKELEN 1609-1646.
|Hudsons first visit to ManhattanEarly Dutch Voyage and Discoveries in the New NtherlandsFormation of the United New Netherlands CompanyCreation of the Dutch West India CompanyNew Netherlands made a ProvinceFirst Emigration of WalloonsProsperity of the Colony under Directors May, Verhulst, and MinuitAdoption of the Charter of Freedom and Exemptions of 1629Appointment of Wouter Van Twiller as DirectorDutch Settlements on the Connecticut RiverFirst purchase of Land in Kings CountyThe Bennett and Bentyn purchase of Land at Gowanus, in 1636Rapalis purchase of Land at the Wallabout, in 1637Purchase, by the Dutch West India Company, in 1638, of Land now composing the Eastern District of BrooklynOther purchases of Land around Manhattan blandNew Netherlands thrown open to Free TradeNew Purchases and Settlements on Long IslandAnthony Van Salee at New UtrechtSettlements, of Bescher, at Gowanusof Lubbertsen, at Red Hookof Hans Hansen Bergen, at the Wallabout, etc., etc.English Settlements on the east end of Long blandTroubles with the Long Island IndiansThe New Charter of Freedoms and Exemptions of 1640its beneficial results upon the progress of New NetherlandIndian Troubles againAppointment of the Twelve MenHostilities with the IndiansEstablishment of the Perry between. Long Island and ManhattanSettlements at Breuckelen, at Newtown, and in Westchester and New RochelleMassacre of Indians at Pavonia and Corlaers HookWarlike Expedition against the Marechkawiecks at BrooklynOutbreak of Indian resentmentKieft dismayedPublic tribulationEmbassy to the Indians at RockawayPeace established with the Long Island IndiansThe Eight Men are convenedArbitrary exercise of power by Director KieftPopular resistance to the samePusillanimity of KieftThreatening attitude of the IndianaThe people appeal to the West India CompanyReorganization of the Provincial Government of New NetherlandGeneral peace established with the nativesPurchase from the Indians of Land in New Utrecht, settlement of Flushing and Gravesend, and resettlement of NewtownGradual progress of settlement of BrooklynIncorporation of the Village of Breuckelen, 1646Appointment of Jan Teunissen as Constable|