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Arendt van Curler
(1620 - 1667)
"van corlaer/van cuyler"
Came to New York in 1638
He was an agent for his great uncle Killaen van Rensselaer of Amsterdam, a diamod merchant.
He befriended the Mohawk indians and was drowned in Lake...
Peter Minuit MP
(1580 - 1638)
Peter Minuit was the Third Director-General of New Netherland. He is credited with purchasing the Island of Manhattan from the Lenape indians on May 24, 1626
In 1631 Governor Minuit was recalled to H...