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Dutch Explorers, Traders, and Settlers in the Delaware Valley, 1609-1644

C. A. Weslager. In collaboration with A. R. Dunlap

1962 | 336 pages | Cloth $79.95
American History
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Table of Contents

1. Henry Hudson
2. The First Expedition
3. The Island in the Delaware
4. The Swanendael Tragedy
5. Indians—and the Building of Fort Nassau
6. Intruders, Forts, and Beaver Trade
7. The Secret Instructions for Peter Minuit
8. Building Activities and Architecture
9. Dutch Maps and Geographical Names
10. The End of the Dutch Era