1674  – Official extract, taken in 1846, from Colonial Council Minutes of New York, that detail the surrender of New York to the Dutch in 1673 as well as trial of the British captain who surrendered the province without ever firing a shot in its defense.
New York: 1674 . Ribbon-bound. This official six-page extract from the Colonial Council Minutes of New York measures 8” x 13” and bound within a blank leaf tied with a pink ribbon. This single 1846 document combines the official 1674 record of Captain John Burroughs surrender of the colony to..... More