1873. Illustrated. American Pioneers and Patriots series. Peter Stuyvesant leads us to the Hudson, from the time when its majestic waters were disturbed only by the arrowy flight of the birch canoe, till European colonization had laid there the foundations of one of the most flourishing cities on this globe. Contents: Discovery of the Hudson River; The Progress of Discovery; The Commencement of Colonization; The Administration of Van Twiller; War and its Devastations; Governor Stuyvesant; War Between England and Holland; Another Indian War; An Energetic Administration; The Esopus War; The Disastrous Year; Encroachments of the English; Hostile Measures Commenced; The Capture of New Amsterdam; The Final Surrender; and The Olden Time. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.