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By Henry C. Murphy

4 centuries in the past, English explorer Henry Hudson (1570-1611), commanding the yacht Halve Maen for the Dutch East India corporation, sailed right into a New global tidal estuary close to the landmass the neighborhood Lenape Indians referred to as the "island of many hills." The island used to be new york, and notwithstanding Hudson used to be not going the 1st eu to work out the river, it's been perpetually after that identified through his identify. American flesh presser and historian HENRY CRUSE MURPHY (1810-1882) was once serving as usa Minister on the Hague while he privately released this 1859 monograph. an important early treatise on Hudson's voyages, it collects all of the unique records recognized to exist approximately Hudson's 3rd voyage-the one within which he sailed up what's now known as the Hudson River-and explores the "motives, reasons, and personality" of the Dutch East India corporation and "the designs of the navigator himself on the time he sailed upon that expedition," the writer says in his preface. difficult to discover in print, this reproduction quantity is a vital re-creation of an important paintings of documentation of 1 of the main inadvertently profound incidents of world background: the beginnings of the town that's arguably the capital of the area at the present time.

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For the reasons stated by Jeannin 1) it was made with the Chamber of Amsterdam only and is signed by two directors on its behalf. It is as follows: "Contract with Henry Hudson 2). "On this eighth of January in the year of our Lord one thousand six hundred and nine, the Directors of the East India Company of the Chamber of Amsterdam of the ten years reckoning of the one part, and Mr. Henry Hudson, Englishman, assisted by Jodocus Hondius, of the other part, have agreed in manner following, to wit: That the said directors shall in the first place equip a small vessel or yacht of about thirty lasts 3) burden, with which, well provided with men, provisions 1) See Document B.

Of America to the North of Virginia, connecting with w hat we know now to be the great lakes, and of an intention to prove or disprove that belief, that he was led to turn the prow of his little shallop, fearlessly across the Atlantic. On the 6th of April 1609 I), he sailed out of the Helder in the yacht Halve Maan, HALF MOON, after four months' residence in Holland, leaving behind him some who felt interested in his personal welfare, but whom he was destined never again to see. He was to have returned to give an account of his voyage and to deliver the vessel up to the owners, but it was his misfortune to have a mutinous crew, who compelled him to stop in an English port on his return, where an Order in Council directed him to remain and do service for his own country.

For the reasons stated by Jeannin 1) it was made with the Chamber of Amsterdam only and is signed by two directors on its behalf. It is as follows: "Contract with Henry Hudson 2). "On this eighth of January in the year of our Lord one thousand six hundred and nine, the Directors of the East India Company of the Chamber of Amsterdam of the ten years reckoning of the one part, and Mr. Henry Hudson, Englishman, assisted by Jodocus Hondius, of the other part, have agreed in manner following, to wit: That the said directors shall in the first place equip a small vessel or yacht of about thirty lasts 3) burden, with which, well provided with men, provisions 1) See Document B.

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