The Purchase of Manhattan Island From the Indians


Stock #: 299491
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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1613 - The Dutchment Returning, erected cabins for shelter. Peter Minuet took charge in 1626 of the Province then called New Netherland. In May 1626, Minuet bought Manhattan Island from the Indians for a lot of trinkets. A fort was staked out near the Battery named Fort Amsterdam, the town growing around it was called New Amsterdam

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