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The kid who owned Manhattan Island

William MacKellar

The kid who owned Manhattan Island

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Fiction.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      With the help of Rusty, Uncle Chester, and Klondike Pete, a sixteen-year-old Indian finds out that he owns New York City.

      Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam MacKellar ; illustrated by D. K. Stone.
      ContributionsStone, David K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.M196 Kj
      The Physical Object
      Pagination182 p. :
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4883182M
      ISBN 100396073638
      LC Control Number76012504
      OCLC/WorldCa2331247

      The Staten Island Ferry travels between Staten Island and the Financial District in Lower Manhattan. To get to New York City, you will board the ferry at the Staten island terminal. The terminal on Staten Island, known as the St. George Ferry Terminal, is located at 1 Bay Street on Staten Island, New York. Check out the long version on how the Dutch actually bought the island of Manhattan on this day in New York City History, May 6th


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The kid who owned Manhattan Island. [William MacKellar; David K Stone] -- With the help of Rusty, Uncle Chester, and Klondike Pete, a sixteen-year-old Indian finds out that he owns New York City.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. This letter from Peter Schaghen, written inmakes the earliest known reference to the company’s purchase of Manhattan Island from the Lenape Indians for 60 guilders.

Schaghen was the liaison between the Dutch government and the Dutch West India Company. There was a rumor in my family that we owned Manhattan Island. My grandmother, Florence Vermilyea, received (and lost) a letter claiming that in the eighteenth century the island.

Run Island, famed for its nutmeg, was once exchanged for Manhattan Credit: Jefri Tarigan Ian Burnet, the author of East Indies, describes it as "the real estate deal of the millennium". Robert Edwards was a Welsh-born buccaneer given 77 acres of largely unsettled Manhattan by Queen Anne of England for his service disrupting Spanish sea lanes.

Edwards, who died ingave the. Sanderson and Boyer wrote a beautiful book on the natural history of Manhattan, the ecological history, the interaction of pre-European "man" and the natural habitat Mannahatta, once was.

Into the heyday of the concrete city of this day and age, and a splendid view on the re-invention of the future agglomeration, especially it's turn towards /5. Manhattan Island is the home of the two boroughs, Manhattan and the Bronx. The Dutch bought it from the Native Americans and called it New Amsterdam, then the English took it over and changed the name to New York.

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I also wonder what happened when ownership of New York (New Amsterdam) was taken over by the Dutch and when it was British. I vaguely recollect a story that the US embassy in London. Manhattan (/ m æ n ˈ h æ t ən, m ə n-/), often referred to by residents of the New York City area as the City, is the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City, and coextensive with the County of New York, one of the original counties of the U.S.

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Eloise by Kay Thompson.The first extension beyond Manhattan Island’s boundary came when some Westchester County towns were annexed into New York City in In an effort to consolidate the area, Manhattan became one of five boroughs of New York City in The others were: Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island.

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