A Discourse Delivered In The North Reformed Dutch Church (collegiate); In The City Of New-york, On…

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byThomas Dewitt

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. NOTE A. f (re 'gtfntm&m Straggle in fwlM, r AND THE FIRST COLONIAL SETTLEMENT BY THE' HOLLANDERS HERE. Page 20. There is a brief reference in the Discourse to the struggle in the Netherlands, in the sixteenth century, against the combined Spanish, Imperial, and Papal powers, which issued in the independence of and the formation of a Federal Republic in the Seven Northern Provinces, and the rise and establishment of the Reformed Church there, and also of the first colonial settlement by the Hollanders here. Commendatory allusion was made to the recent works, which have gained so high a reputation in the literary world, "PrescolCs Philip II." and "Motley's Rise of the Dutch Republic." These volumes will have the happy effect of leading to the investigation and study of the history of the eventful period of the sixteenth century, particularly as portraying the severe and prolonged Reformation struggle in the Netherlands, and to trace the results and effects of it. There is no page in history more replete with thrilling events, having influences connected with them, than that which records the progress and consequences of that struggle. The reader is urgently referred to the "History of the State of New-York" by J. Romeyn Brodhead, Esq., the first volume of which is published, and comprises the period during the Dutch Colonial Government, from 1609 to 1664. The discovery and settlement of New-Netherland, and the course of events during the Dutch Dynasty, are minutely and carefully detailed. Mr. B., as agent of the State of New-York, for examining the Archives of State, at the courts of London, Paris, and the Hague, and procuring materials for the History of the State, collected a large amount, now deposited in the Secretary's Office at Albany. From ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. NOTE A. f (re 'gtfntm&m Straggle in fwlM, r AND THE FIRST COLONIAL SETTLEMENT BY THE' HOLLANDERS HERE. Page 20. Ther...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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