Definition of Petrus stuyvesant
1. Noun. The last Dutch colonial administrator of New Netherland; in 1664 he was forced to surrender the colony to England (1592-1672).
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1. Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New-York by John Romeyn Brodhead, Berthold Fernow, Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, New York (State). Legislature (1881)
"To the Honorable, Valiant, Rigorous His Honor petrus stuyvesant, Director-General ... To the Honorable, Valiant and Worshipful, His Honor petrus stuyvesant ..."
2. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1891)
"Mr. petrus stuyvesant Director-General of New-Netherland, Cura<;ao, Aruba, etc. residing at the Manhattans in the Fort New-Amsterdam By Mr. ..."
3. History of New Netherland by Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan (1855)
"... for minerals—Proceedings in consequence—The ship by which specimens were sent to Holland, founders at sea, and all on board perish—petrus stuyvesant, ..."
4. Reminiscences of an Octogenarian of the City of New York (1816-1860) by Charles Haynes Haswell (1896)
"... father or elder brothers; their mittens for cold weather were knitted by the female members of PETERSFIELD, THE RESIDENCE OF petrus stuyvesant. (See p. ..."
5. A Brief History of the City of New York by Charles Burr Todd (1899)
"V. petrus stuyvesant. IT was over two years before a new governor came, so that long before his arrival his personal history, character, and appearance had ..."
6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature by William Johnson (1864)
"petrus stuyvesant, the father of the defendant, being owner of a large tract of ... On the 30th of April, 1796, petrus stuyvesant leased two house lots to ..."
7. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior Court of the City of by Joseph S. Bosworth (1859)
"petrus stuyvesant derived title in 1780, under his great grandfather, ... In 1802 petrus stuyvesant made his will, devising his property along the river ..."