The Documents

This page hosts the project files in text format for use with text analysis software. Both Dutch and English material in the original PDFs has been retained in the text files. In the case of translated texts, the least complete version has been removed in order to avoid duplication. Secondary sources have also been removed.

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Dutch in New Netherland (carton 13, folder 12)

Contributing Institution: UC Berkeley::Bancroft Library

Date: 1609-1618

From: Engel Sluiter historical documents collection

Excerpt from Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York; Excerpts from Travels and Works of Captain John Smith; Excerpt from de Laet, Beschrijving van West, “Nieuw-Nederlandt;” Excerpt from The Wars of the Iroquois; Excerpts from De Reis van Jan Cornelisz and Beschriyvinghe van der Samoyeden Landt en Histoire du pays nomme Spitsberghe on J.C. May expedition; Transcription and copy of general charter from Groot Placaet-Boek, of privilege granted to those finding new lands/trades; Copy and transcription of Resolution of States General on the Report of Discovery of New Netherland, along with excerpt of same from Documents Relative to the Colonial History of NY, Volume I; Excerpt from Geschiedenis der Noorsche Compagnie on voyage of Pieter Fransz and ship De Vos; Excerpt from The Works of Samuel de Champlain on Dutchmen taken prisoner by Indians; Excerpts from Narratives of New Netherland; Excerpt from De Stichting van New York in juli 1625 on Dutch in New Netherland; Copy and transcription of document in archives of the Hague of a report through Skipper Cornelis Hendricksz about exploration of New Netherland;

Filename: cubanc_16_1_01244637a.pdf

Text File (in PDF form): Carton 13, Folder 12 (cubanc_16_1_01244637a)

 

Dutch in New Netherland (carton 13, folder 13)

Contributing Institution: UC Berkeley::Bancroft Library

Date: 1619-1621

From: Engel Sluiter historical documents collection

Report of Jacob Jansz Wit on voyage of Swarte Beer; Complaint of tax on furs; Manuscript copy and transcription of letter from Prince of Orange on sending ships to New Netherland and settling Pilgrims (letter translated in Documents Relative to the Colonial History of NY page 22-23); Transcribed documents of 02/27/1620 on sending war ships to protect New Netherland; States General resolutions on fur tax 03/11/1620; Letter 04/07/1620 to States General on neogotiation of fur prices; States General resolution of 04/10/1620; Transcription of petiton of exclusive trade charter by Hendrick Eelkens and Adriaen Janssen of 08/29/1620 (request translated in Documents Relative to the Colonial History of NY page 25); States General Resolution of 01/22/1621 on fur taxes; Letter to States General on fur trade 03/19/1621; Notes from Documents Relative to the Colonial History of New York; London archive notes on English claim to entire coast between Virginia and New England, protest of occupation by the Dutch

Filename: cubanc_16_1_01244638a.pdf

Text File (in PDF form): Carton 13, Folder 13 (cubanc_16_1_01244638a)

 

Dutch in New Netherland (carton 13, folder 14)

Contributing Institution: UC Berkeley::Bancroft Library

Date: 1622-1629

From: Engel Sluiter historical documents collection

English diplomatic protest (in French) about Dutch colonization in New Netherland; States General resolution on Rev. Plancius; Transcriptions of WIC Lords XIX directors meetings agendas/resolutions in Amsterdam 03/16/1624-04/19/1624, subject areas Brazil, New Netherland (pages 16-20), Virginia, Canada, Amazon, W. Africa; Book excerpts on Walloon colonists; Extracts from Wassenaer, ‘t vervolge van het Historisch Verhael; English note from Privy Council ordering arrest of

Filename: cubanc_16_1_01244639a.pdf

Text File (in PDF form): Carton 13, Folder 14 (cubanc_16_1_01244639a)

 

Dutch in New Netherland (carton 13, folder 15)

Contributing Institution: UC Berkeley::Bancroft Library

Date: 1630-1638

From: Engel Sluiter historical documents collection

Extracts from Wassenaer/Lampe, ‘t vervolge van het Historisch Verhael; English letter on Dutch prohibited from trading in Plymouth, questioning of those who lived with the Dutch about New Netherland; English report that the Dutch have settled between Virginia and New England and published a map of the coast between Virginia and Cape Cod, giving Dutch names to places discovered by the English; Letter from WIC to States General that the Dutch ship Eendracht was arrested in Plymouth; Book excerpts on voyage of David Pietersz de Vries to NN; Notes on WIC Resolutions on New Netherland; Spanish letter on English in Virginia and Dutch in New Netherland; English note that Dutch ship attemps to solicit English subjects to go to New Netherland; Excerpts from Zweedsche Archivalia, Brieven van Samuel Blommaert; English memo tht a Dutch ship will go to Delaware for a Swedish colony; Copy and transcription of Proposed Articles for the Colonization and Trade of New Netherland 08/30/1638; Booklet, A History of Swedish Colonial Expansion

Filename: cubanc_16_1_01244640a.pdf

Text File (in PDF form): Carton 13, Folder 15 (cubanc_16_1_01244640a)

 

Dutch in New Netherland (carton 13, folder 16)

Contributing Institution: UC Berkeley::Bancroft Library

Date: 1629-1646

From: Engel Sluiter historical documents collection

Copy and transcription of proposed WIC Freedoms and Exemptions, exhibited 07/19/1640; Letter from WIC to States General on taxing tobacco coming from Virginia; Copy and transcription of Memorial of the Eight Men at the Manhattans to the States General 11/03/1643; Letter from WIC to States General asking

Filename: cubanc_16_1_01244641a.pdf

Text File (in PDF form): Carton 13, Folder 16 (cubanc_16_1_01244641a)

 

Dutch in New Netherland (carton 13, folder 17)

Contributing Institution: UC Berkeley::Bancroft Library

Date: 1647

From: Engel Sluiter historical documents collection

Extract from Journals of the House of Burgesses of Virginia 1619-1659 on English attempt to stop trade with the Dutch; Manuscript copy and transcription of Beschryvinge van Nieuw-Nederland/A Description of New Netherland from the archives in the Hague

Filename: cubanc_16_1_01244642a.pdf

Text File (in PDF form): Carton 13, Folder 17 (cubanc_16_1_01244642a)

 

Dutch in New Netherland (carton 13, folder 18)

Contributing Institution: UC Berkeley::Bancroft Library

Date: 1648-1664

From: Engel Sluiter historical documents collection

Book excerpt from Geschiedenis der Staathuishoudkunde in Nederland of Letter of the Nine Men, 07/26/1649; Copy and transcriptions of two letters from Nicasius de Sille 05/23/1654 and 05/23/1654 on his experience coming to New Netherland (published); Copy of pamphlet, “Conditien”

Filename: cubanc_16_1_01244643a.pdf

Text File (in PDF form): Carton 13, Folder 18 (cubanc_16_1_01244643a)