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Peter of New Amsterdam A Story of Old New York

By James Otis
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  • PETER OF NEW AMSTERDAM A STORY OF OLD NEW YORK
    • FOREWORD
    • CONTENTS.
  • PETER OF NEW AMSTERDAM
    • WHERE I WAS BORN
    • ALONE IN HOLLAND
    • AN IMPORTANT INTRODUCTION
    • I GO MY WAY
    • THE BARGAIN
    • SAILING FOR THE NEW WORLD
    • A VIEW OF NEW NETHERLAND
    • THE "BROWN MEN" OR SAVAGES
    • SUMMONED TO THE CABIN
    • TOYS FOR THE SAVAGES
    • CLAIM OF THE WEST INDIA COMPANY
    • MAKING READY FOR TRADE
    • HANS BRAUN AND KRYN GILDERSLEEVE
    • THE GATHERING OF THE SAVAGES
    • GOING ASHORE
    • BUYING THE ISLAND OF MANHATTAN
    • BOATS USED BY THE SAVAGES
    • WANDERING OVER THE ISLAND
    • THE HOMES OF THE SAVAGES
    • MASTER MINUIT'S HOME
    • BEGINNING THE WORK
    • STRANGE KIND OF CRAFT
    • BUILDING A FORT
    • IN CHARGE OF THE GOODS
    • THE VALUE OF WAMPUM
    • BUILDINGS OF STONE
    • THE GOVERNMENT
    • A PROSPEROUS TOWN
    • QUARRELSOME SLAVES
    • A BRUTAL MURDER
    • THE VILLAGE CALLED PLYMOUTH
    • I GO ON A VOYAGE
    • A LUKEWARM WELCOME
    • TWO DAYS IN PLYMOUTH
    • FORGING AHEAD
    • THE BIG SHIP
    • MASTER MINUIT'S SUCCESSOR
    • TROUBLE WITH THE ENGLISH
    • MASTER VAN TWILLER DISCHARGED
    • DIRECTOR KIEFT
    • UNJUST COMMANDS
    • MASTER MINUIT'S RETURN
    • THE REVENGE OF THE SAVAGES
    • MASTER KIEFT'S WAR
    • DIRECTOR PETRUS STUYVESANT
    • TIME FOR SIGHT-SEEING
    • HOW THE FORT WAS ARMED
    • VILLAGE LAWS
    • OTHER THINGS ABOUT TOWN
    • A VISIT OF CEREMONY
    • NEW AMSTERDAM BECOMES A CITY
    • MASTER STUYVESANT MAKES ENEMIES
    • ORDERS FROM HOLLAND
    • MAKING READY FOR WAR
    • AN UNEXPECTED QUESTION
    • WITH THE FLEET
    • DRIVING OUT THE SWEDES
    • THE UPRISING OF THE INDIANS
    • AN ATTACK BY THE INDIANS
    • HASTENING BACK TO NEW AMSTERDAM
    • COAXING THE SAVAGES
    • INTERFERENCE WITH RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
    • PUNISHING THE QUAKER
    • OTHER PERSECUTIONS
    • DULL TRADE
    • THE CHARGE MADE BY HANS BRAUN
    • DISMISSED BY MASTER STUYVESANT
    • ENGLISH CLAIMS
    • IDLE DAYS
    • ON BROAD WAY
    • LOOKING AFTER THE FERRY
    • THE COMING OF THE ENGLISH
    • A WEAK DEFENSE
    • MASTER STUYVESANT ABSENT
    • DISOBEYING COMMANDS
    • SURRENDER OF THE CITY DEMANDED
    • A THREE DAYS' TRUCE
    • VISITORS FROM THE ENGLISH
    • MASTER STUYVESANT'S RAGE
    • THE END OF DUTCH RULE
    • THE CITY OF NEW YORK
    • ELEMENTARY HISTORIES
      • HISTORICAL READERS
    • HISTORICAL READERS
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