Representation Of New Netherland: Concerning Its Location, Productiveness And Poor Condition (1849)


SKU: 9781437035902
Author: Donck, Adriaen Van Der
Translator: Murphy, Henry C
Publication Date: 10/01/2008
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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“”The Representation of New Netherland: Concerning Its Location, Productiveness and Poor Condition”” is a historical work written by Adriaen Van Der Donck in 1849. The book provides a detailed account of the Dutch colony of New Netherland, which was located in present-day New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and Connecticut. Through his writing, Van Der Donck describes the geography, climate, and natural resources of the region, as well as the various Native American tribes that inhabited it. He also details the economic conditions of the colony, including the fur trade, agriculture, and the slave trade. Additionally, Van Der Donck discusses the political and social structures of New Netherland, including the role of the Dutch West India Company and the relationship between the colonists and the Native Americans. He also critiques the poor governance and corruption that he witnessed during his time in the colony. Overall, “”The Representation of New Netherland”” provides a valuable insight into the early history of the United States and the challenges faced by colonial settlers in the region.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.