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Peter Stuyvesant and his New York

by Henry Howard Kessler

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stuyvesant, Peter, -- 1592-1672,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenry H. Kessler and Eugene Rachlis.
    ContributionsRachlis, Eugene.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 309 p.
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23264572M
    LC Control Number59005711

    Stuyvesant, Peter stī´vəsənt [], c–, Dutch director-general of New served as governor of Curaçao and lost a leg in an expedition against St. Martin before succeeding Willem Kieft in New Netherland. On his arrival () in New Amsterdam (later New York City), he immediately informed the colonists of his autocratic intentions. In Peter Gerard Stuyvesant () and his wife Helen Rutherford reserved four acres of the family farm and sold it for five dollars to the City of New York as a public park. This remarkable gift may have been the most ambitious gesture of Peter Gerard Stuyvesant, the co-founder of the New York Historical Society and one of the richest.

    The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Peter Stuyvesant and his counsel preparing the charter for the city of New York in " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed Ap   The Case Against Peter Stuyvesant Decem by Alan J. Singer 17 Comments There is a Stuyvesant Square in Manhattan at 16th Street and 2nd Avenue with a statue of Peter Stuyvesant, the last Dutch governor of its New Amsterdam colony, a Stuyvesant High School, and a Stuyvesant Town residential development.

    When the new governor [Peter Stuyvesant] arrived in New Amsterdam in with his wife, his recently widowed sister, and her three children, he was horrified. Instead of streets of —as he expected he saw mud. The walls of Fort Amsterdam d, while a second one ens only by [day, which was supposed to be a day of quiet and Size: 1MB. MLA Format. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Peter Stuyvesant" The New York Public Library Digital Collections


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Peter Stuyvesant, also known as Petrus Stuyvesant, is an important figure in the history of New York City [earlier New Amsterdam], New York State and New Netherland.

His name is still commonly used, especially in New York State, for street names, school names, building names, etc. A British-German-Danish cigarette brand is also named after him.

Landmark Book # The Story of Peter Stuyvesant of Old New York. Thirty-eight years after Henry Hudson, infirst sailed the "Half Moon" up the majestic river named for him, Governor Peter Stuyvesant arrived in New Amsterdam harbor.

For the next eighteen years he helped the Dutch colony grow. Peter Stuyvesant and his New York by Henry Howard Kessler, Eugene Rachlis,Random House edition, in English. Stuyvesant surrendered his land as requested, and the region was soon renamed New York.

Peter, meanwhile, retired to a farm outside the city, where he remained until his death in New-York Historical Society, Gift of the New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts, "Peg-legged" Peter Stuyvesant was the last director general of New Netherland.

Born in the Netherlands to a minister, he joined the West India Company when he was a young man, and became the director of the Dutch West India Company’s colony in Curaçao in His efforts at reform were cut short with the seizure of New Amsterdam (later, New York) by a British force in Patriotic, and desiring adventure, Stuyvesant entered the service of the Dutch West India Company - first as a clerk and then, inas a supercargo to Brazil.

Dutch Colonial Governor. His given name was actually Pieter or Petrus. He was the 7th and last Director-General of the Dutch colony of New Netherland (now part of present-day New York City).

He was born in Peperga, Friesland in the Netherlands and grew up in Scherpenzeel. After studying languages and philosophy at the Memorial ID: View Source.

Book Review: Peter Stuyvesant "Legends abound about the character, temperament, and wooden leg of the last director-general of New Amsterdam, fueled primarily by Washington Irving's satirical A History of New York.

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From H.S. Tanner’s ‘The American Traveller; or Guide Through the United States’, (book published book ) Stuyvesant Street is mentioned as one of the few streets in New York that was allowed to break the grid, and its diagonal path between Second and Third avenues is a reminder of the original farm grid of [ ].

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Green space is highly prized in New York City, and as you travel south along Second Avenue towards the Lower East Side of Manhattan, you will come upon one of the jewels in the New York City park system: Stuyvesantthe land for Stuyvesant Square was donated to the city by Peter Gerard Stuyvesant and his wife Helen Rutherford Stuyvesant .Three years after the Pilgrims founded the Massachusetts Colony inthe Dutch founded their own North American colony on the island that would eventually become New York City.

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