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Verbael gehouden door de Heeren H. van Beverningk, W. Nieupoort, J. van de Perre, en A.P. Jongestal, als gedeputeerden ... van de heeren Staeten generael der Vereenigde Nederlanden, aen de republyck van Engelandt.
We have here the minutes of negotiations between Dutch ambassadors and the English Republic regarding the First Anglo-Dutch War, various commercial disputes, and matters in North America, 1653-54. The documents are chiefly in Dutch, but some are in English, French, or Latin; for example pp. 198-214 contain a draft in English followed by one in Latin "of Articles of Union, Peace and Confederation to be made between the Common-Wealth of England and the States General of the United-Province of the Neitherlands [sic]."Muller notes that this account "chiefly" concerns New-Netherland and that "it contains all the speeches and reports"; Asher adds that the information here is "not to be found in the letters of the Pensionary J. de Witt and other ministers." Provenance: 20th-century bookplate of J.W. Six; later in the collection of Frank Marshall Vanderhoof (American scholar, university librarian, private collector; 1919-2005).
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