Mirror for Gotham: New York as Seen by Contemporaries from Dutch Days to the Present

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NOTES

CHAPTER 1
1.
Giovanni da Verrazano, Cèllere Codex, as quoted in Jacques Habert, When New York Was Called Angoulême ( New York, 1949), pp. 43-44. See Edward Channing , History of the United States ( 6 vols., New York, 1905-1930), I, 91-92.
2.
Robert Juet, "The Third Voyage of Master Henry Hudson," as excerpted in J. Franklin Jameson, ed., Narratives of New Netherland ( New York, 1909), pp. 20-21. See John Bakeless, Eyes of Discovery ( Philadelphia, 1950), pp. 237-39; Channing, I, 439-41.
3.
Victor H. Paltsits, "The Founding of New Amsterdam in 1626," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, n.s. XXXIV ( April 1924), pp. 41, 53, 58-59, 62.
4.
Nicolaes Janzoon van Wassenaer, Historisch Verhael, pt. XII, November 1626, as excerpted in Jameson, ed., Narratives of New Netherland, pp. 82-83.
5.
Ibid., p. 83; Isaack de Rasière to the Amsterdam Chamber of the West India Company, September 23, 1626, in A. J. F. van Laer , tr. and ed., Documents Relating to New Netherland 1624-1626 in the Henry E. Huntington Library ( San Marino, Cal., 1924), pp. 207-8, 223-24, 227-28, 231-32, 235-36.
6.
Rev. Jonas Michaëlius to Adrianus Smoutius, 1628, in Jameson, ed., Narratives of New Netherland, pp. 122-33.
7.
Father Isaac Jogues, "Novum Belgium, 1646," in Jameson, ed., Narratives of New Netherland, pp. 259-60; Ellis L. Raesly , Portrait of New Netherland ( New York, 1945), p. 39; David P. De Vries, Short Historical and Journal-Notes of various Voyages . . . ( Alkmaar, 1655), in Jameson, ed., Narratives of New Netherland, p. 212.
8.
Jogues, in Jameson, ed., Narratives of New Netherland, pp. 259-60.
9.
[Anon.], "Concerning New Netherland, or Manhattan," in "The Clarendon Papers," in New-York Historical Society, Collections, II ( 1869), 1; William R. Shepherd , The Story of New Amsterdam ( New York, 1926), pp. 64-75.
10.
See reproduction of so-called Prototype View ( "New Amsterdam Now New York on the Island of Manhattan"), in I. N. Phelps Stokes, New York Past and Present ( New York, 1939), p. 4; [Anon.], "Description of the Towne of Mannadens, 1661," in Jameson, ed., Narratives of New Netherland, p. 421; Charles M. Andrews , The Colonial Period of American History ( 4 vols., New Haven, 1934- 1938), III, 78.
11.
Shepherd, pp. 94-132.
12.
Ibid., pp. 155-65; "Description of the Towne of Mannadens, 1661," in Jameson, ed., Narratives of New Netherland, p. 421.
13.
Jogues, in Jameson, ed., Narratives of New Netherland, pp. 259-60; Carl Bridenbaugh , Cities in the Wilderness ( New York, 1938), p. 95.
14.
"Description of the Towne of Mannadens, 1661," in Jameson, ed., Narratives of New Netherland, pp. 423-24.
15.
Nicasius de Sille to Maximiliaen van Beeckerke, May 23, 1654, in New York State Historical Association, Quarterly Journal, I ( 1920), 100-3; Raesly, p. 287.
16.
Andrews, III, 50, 52-60.
17.
Shepherd, pp. 176-87.
18.
van Wassenaer, Historisch Verhael, in Jameson, ed., Narratives of New Netherland, pp. 83-84, 86, 88.
19.
"Description of the Towne of Mannadens, 1661," in Jameson, ed., Narratives of New Netherland, pp. 421-23; Andrews, III, 61.

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  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xi
  • Illustrations xiii
  • Excerpts from Contemporary Descriptions xv
  • 1. When New York Was New Amsterdam 3
  • 2. New W York Under British Rule 15
  • 3. Resistance, Revolution, and Reconstruction (1765-1789) 37
  • 4. New York in the Early National Period 54
  • 6. a Bustling City (1845-1860) 125
  • 7. New York in the Sixties 167
  • 8. the Emergence of the Modern City (1870-1900) 205
  • 9. the Golden Generation (1900-1930) 257
  • 10. the Maturing Metropolis: World Capital 300
  • Notes 341
  • Bibliography 373
  • Index 401
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