This edition of A Description of New Netherland provides the first complete and accurate English-language translation of an essential first-hand account of the lives and world of Dutch colonists and northeastern Native communities in the seventeenth century. Adriaen van der Donck, a graduate of Leiden University in the 1640s, became the law enforcement officer for the Dutch patroonship of Rensselaerswijck, located along the upper Hudson River. His position enabled him to interact extensively with Dutch colonists and the ...

A Description of New Netherland 2010, University of Nebraska Press

ISBN-13: 9780803232839

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A Description of New Netherland 2008, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803210882