Peter Stuyvesant - Quotes

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I am sustained by the tranquility of an upright and loyal heart. ---->>>

We pray that the deceitful race - such hateful enemies and blasphemers of the name of Christ - be not allowed to further infect and trouble this new colony. ---->>>

Your patience would fail you if I should continue to relate all the disrespectful speeches and treatment which your servants have been obliged to listen to and patiently to bear.

Your patience would fail you if I should continue to relate all the disrespectful speeches and treatment which your servants have been obliged to listen to and patiently to bear.

The design of those commissioners, frigates and warlike force is directed rather against Long Island and these your Honors' possessions, than to the imagined reform of New England. ---->>>

I value the blood of one Christian more than that of a hundred Indians. ---->>>

It is my intention to proceed slowly with our trenches. ---->>>

Praise the Lord, O England's Jerusalem: and Netherland's Zion, praise ye the Lord! He hath secured your gates, and blessed your possessions with peace, even here, where the threatened torch of war was lighted. ---->>>

It is not the least anxiety that we have so little powder and lead on hand. ---->>>

Our little force will march on tomorrow or the day after. ---->>>

The attack did not succeed as well as I had hoped, no small impediment having been the loss of my right leg. ---->>>

The Jews who have arrived would nearly all like to remain here. ---->>>

The people are grown very wild and loose in their morals. ---->>>

To let her dail would be the greatest profit both for the company and for the merchants. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Dutch
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace:
Die: 1672
Occupation: Public Servant
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Peter Stuyvesant (English pronunciation /ˈstaɪv.ə.sənt/; in Dutch also Pieter and Petrus Stuyvesant; {1610–1672) served as the last Dutch director-general of the colony of New Netherland from 1647 until it was ceded provisionally to the English in 1664, after which it was renamed New York. He was a major figure in the early history of New York City and his name has been given to various landmarks and points of interest throughout the city (e (wikipedia)