Well, New York was founded as New Amsterdam, with Dutch beginnings.
For my 40th birthday, I planned a family weekend in New York, complete with a Mary Poppins matinee at the New Amsterdam Theater.
In other cases in New Amsterdam a musket was tied to each foot of the disgraced man.
The history then terminates with the surrender of New Amsterdam to the British.
Once more in New Amsterdam, he entered into business, becoming extensively engaged in foreign trade.
The province passed into the hands of the Dutch of New Amsterdam, however, in 1655.
When you have passed this river there is a good public road to New Amsterdam, the capital of Berbice.
So I took my son and came here with other voyagers to your colony of New Amsterdam.
He fell with his squadron on the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam, and had no difficulty in mastering it.
"I am a visitor in New Amsterdam," he said, standing obediently still.
A city founded by Dutch settlers in the seventeenth century on the present site of New York City.
Note: An early governor of the Dutch colony surrounding New Amsterdam bought Manhattan Island, the present center of New York City, from the Native Americans for twenty-four dollars' worth of jewelry.