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Discoveries of Columbus and the Cabots. Great River discovered
by Hudson. Hudson detained in England. Dutch trade to the
Great River. Licensed Trading Company First Settlement.
West India Company. New Netherland. First Governor. Van
Twiller's Administration. Kieft Stuyvesant. New Netherland
Administration of Nichols. Lovelace. New York retaken by the
Dutch, and soon after restored to the English. Andros. Don-
gan. Revolution. Leisler. Sloughter. Bellomont. War with
Hunter's administration. Expedition against Canada. Administra-
George Clinton appointed Governor. War with France. Expedition
against Louisburg. Incursions of the French and Indians. Ope-
rations of the war in 1746. Capture of the French fleet. Indian
depredations. Termination of the war. Osborne appointed
Governor, dies, and is succeeded by Delancey. Hostilities again
commenced with the French. Colonial Convention. Hardy
appointed Governor. Colonies prosecute the war,
Capture of Niagara. Wolfe's expedition against Quebec. War
FROM 1760 To 1775.
Prospects of the Colony. Controversy relative to the New Hamp-
COMMENCEMENT OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
Origin of the controversy with Great Britain. State of affairs in the
THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
FROM 1776 TO 1778.
REVOLUTIONARY WAR, CONTINUED TO ITS TERMINATION.
Legislative proceedings. Revival of Controversy relative to the
STATE OF NEW YORK,
FIRST DISCOVERY OF THE COUNTRY
MILITARY SERVICE INSTITUTION,
OF THE ESTATES.
BY FS. EASTMAN
NOT TO BE REMOVED FROM ROOMS:
PUBLISHED BY E. BLISS.
SOLD BY HIM, AND COLLINS AND CO:, WHITE, GALLAHER AND
E. PECK AND CO. ROCHESTER; AND DAY, FOLLET
THE NEW YORK
ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS. 1912
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK, 88.
BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the twentieth day of October, 1. D. 1828, in the fifty third year of the Independence of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, James Conner, of the said District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit:
"A History of the State of New York, from the first discovery of the country to the present time."
In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled "An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned;" and also to an act, entitled, "An act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned; and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints."
Clerk of the Southern
FRED. J. BETTS,