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The New Netherland Project

is an effort to transcribe, translate, and publish all Dutch documents in New York repositories relating to the 17th century colony of New Netherland. One of the collection's highlights is the letter from Peter Schaghen to directors of the West India Company announcing the purchase of Manhattan island. (New York State Library, National Endowment for the Humanities)

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