The Story of Manhattan
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The Story of Manhattan

By Charles Hemstreet
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Story of Manhattan, by Charles Hemstreet
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  • The Story of Manhattan
    • Charles Scribner's Sons
      • 1901
    • 1901
    • PREFACE
    • INDEX to CHAPTERS
    • LIST of ILLUSTRATIONS
    • CHAPTER I.
      • THE ADVENTURES of HENRY HUDSON
    • THE ADVENTURES of HENRY HUDSON
    • CHAPTER II
      • THE FIRST TRADERS on the ISLAND
    • THE FIRST TRADERS on the ISLAND
    • CHAPTER III
      • PETER MINUIT, FIRST of the DUTCH GOVERNORS
    • PETER MINUIT, FIRST of the DUTCH GOVERNORS
    • CHAPTER IV
      • WALTER VAN TWILLER, SECOND of the DUTCH GOVERNORS
    • WALTER VAN TWILLER, SECOND of the DUTCH GOVERNORS
    • CHAPTER V
      • WILLIAM KIEFT and the WAR with the INDIANS
    • WILLIAM KIEFT and the WAR with the INDIANS
    • CHAPTER VI
      • PETER STUYVESANT, the LAST of the DUTCH GOVERNORS
    • PETER STUYVESANT, the LAST of the DUTCH GOVERNORS
    • CHAPTER VII
      • NEW YORK under the ENGLISH and the DUTCH
    • NEW YORK under the ENGLISH and the DUTCH
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • SOMETHING about the BOLTING ACT
    • SOMETHING about the BOLTING ACT
    • CHAPTER IX
      • THE STIRRING TIMES of JACOB LEISLER
    • THE STIRRING TIMES of JACOB LEISLER
    • CHAPTER X
      • THE SAD END of JACOB LEISLER
    • THE SAD END of JACOB LEISLER
    • CHAPTER XI
      • GOVERNOR FLETCHER and the PRIVATEERS
    • GOVERNOR FLETCHER and the PRIVATEERS
    • CHAPTER XII
      • CONTAINING the TRUE LIFE of CAPTAIN KIDD
    • CONTAINING the TRUE LIFE of CAPTAIN KIDD
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • LORD CORNBURY makes HIMSELF very UNPOPULAR
    • LORD CORNBURY makes HIMSELF very UNPOPULAR
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • LORD LOVELACE and ROBERT HUNTER
    • LORD LOVELACE and ROBERT HUNTER
    • CHAPTER XV
      • GOVERNOR BURNET and the FRENCH TRADERS
    • GOVERNOR BURNET and the FRENCH TRADERS
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • THE TRIAL of ZENGER, the PRINTER
    • THE TRIAL of ZENGER, the PRINTER
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • CONCERNING the NEGRO PLOT
    • CONCERNING the NEGRO PLOT
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • THE TRAGIC DEATH of SIR DANVERS OSBORNE
    • THE TRAGIC DEATH of SIR DANVERS OSBORNE
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • THE BEGINNING of DISCONTENT
    • THE BEGINNING of DISCONTENT
    • CHAPTER XX
      • THE STORY of the STAMP ACT
    • THE STORY of the STAMP ACT
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • THE BEGINNING of REVOLUTION
    • THE BEGINNING of REVOLUTION
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • FIGHTING the TAX on TEA
    • FIGHTING the TAX on TEA
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • THE SONS of LIBERTY at TURTLE BAY
    • THE SONS of LIBERTY at TURTLE BAY
    • CHAPTER XXIV
      • THE WAR of the REVOLUTION
    • THE WAR of the REVOLUTION
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • A BATTLE on LONG ISLAND
    • A BATTLE on LONG ISLAND
    • CHAPTER XXVI
      • THE BRITISH OCCUPY NEW YORK
    • THE BRITISH OCCUPY NEW YORK
    • CHAPTER XXVII
      • THE BATTLE of HARLEM HEIGHTS
    • THE BATTLE of HARLEM HEIGHTS
    • CHAPTER XXVIII
      • THE BRITISH FAIL to SWEEP EVERYTHING BEFORE THEM
    • THE BRITISH FAIL to SWEEP EVERYTHING BEFORE THEM
    • CHAPTER XXIX
      • NEW YORK a PRISON-HOUSE
    • NEW YORK a PRISON-HOUSE
    • CHAPTER XXX
      • AFTER the WAR
    • AFTER the WAR
    • CHAPTER XXXI
      • THE FIRST PRESIDENT of the UNITED STATES
    • THE FIRST PRESIDENT of the UNITED STATES
    • CHAPTER XXXII
      • THE WELCOME to GEORGE WASHINGTON
    • THE WELCOME to GEORGE WASHINGTON
    • CHAPTER XXXIII
      • CONCERNING the TAMMANY SOCIETY and BURR'S BANK
    • CONCERNING the TAMMANY SOCIETY and BURR'S BANK
    • CHAPTER XXXIV
      • MORE about HAMILTON and BURR
    • MORE about HAMILTON and BURR
    • CHAPTER XXXV
      • ROBERT FULTON BUILDS a STEAM-BOAT
    • ROBERT FULTON BUILDS a STEAM-BOAT
    • CHAPTER XXXVI
      • THE CITY PLAN
    • THE CITY PLAN
    • CHAPTER XXXVII
      • THE STORY of the ERIE CANAL
    • THE STORY of the ERIE CANAL
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII
      • THE BUILDING of the CROTON AQUEDUCT
    • THE BUILDING of the CROTON AQUEDUCT
    • CHAPTER XXXIX
      • PROFESSOR MORSE and the TELEGRAPH
    • PROFESSOR MORSE and the TELEGRAPH
    • CHAPTER XL
      • THE GREATER NEW YORK
    • THE GREATER NEW YORK
    • TABLE of EVENTS
    • INDEX
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