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AuthorBogaert, Johannes
Date Created1655
DescriptionJohannes Bogaert, Dutch clerk of New Amsterdam (present-day New York), reports to Holland on the Dutch takeover of New Sweden. He accounts how the Dutch travelled to New Sweden and took over Fort...
AuthorPrintz, John
Date Created1644
DescriptionGovernor Johan Printz reports the 1644 status of the New Sweden Colony (now present-day New Jersey) to the Queen of Sweden. He provides accounts of remaining supplies, trade relations with other...
AuthorRising, Johan
Date Created1655
DescriptionGovernor Johan Rising of New Sweden reports to Sweden on the August 1655 Dutch attack on New Sweden's Fort Christina. The Dutch traveled from New Amsterdam (present-day New York) and easily captured...
AuthorRuttens, Peter
Date Created1638
DescriptionThe translation of this affidavit legally recognizes and describes the first Swedish voyage to the New World on the ship, 'Key of Calamar.' It also explains Pieter Minuit's purchase of land on the...