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Stuyvesant, Peter (1592-1672) [West India Company deed for Teunis Cornelisse] [in Dutch]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02542.01 Author/Creator: Stuyvesant, Peter (1592-1672) Place Written: New Amsterdam, New Netherland Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 23 April 1652 Pagination: 1 p. ; 22.8 x 34.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Countersigned by New Amsterdam Secretary Cornelis Van Tienhoven. Deed granting property to Teunis Cornelisse. Includes official seal. For English translation, see GLC02542.01.01.

Background Information: Stuyvesant was a Dutch colonial administrator and the last Dutch governor (1646–1664) of New Netherland.
Van Tienhoven arrived in New Amsterdam in 1633 as a West India Company accountant. In 1651 he was ...promoted to receiver general of the Company's revenues and domains and in the following year Stuyvesant made him Schout-Fiscaal (sheriff and attorney general) of New Amsterdam. See More

People: Stuyvesant, Peter, 1592-1672
Van Tienhoven, Cornelis Luycasz, ca. 1611-1656
Cornelisse, Teunis, fl. 1652

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Land TransactionGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyImmigration and MigrationContractGovernment and Civics

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