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New Netherland
Delaware River
Colonial New York
New York State

Immigrants, First Settlers

Deposition of Peter Lawrensen

March 24, 1684/5
Peter Lawrensen aged sixty-seven years being deposed saith that he came into this Province a servant to the West India company in the year 1628, and in the year 1630 by order of the West India Company, he with seven more were sent in a sloope with hoy sail to the Delaware, where the Company had a trading house with ten or twelve servants belonging to it, which the deponant himself did see there settled. And he further saith that at his return.... (this page is wanting)

Tho. Dongan.

From Documentary History of the State of New York,
E. B. O'Callaghan, 1849, Vol. III pg 50.

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