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Taxation, opposition to Stuyvesant’s plan of, 42; of Long Island Puritans, 53; by Colve, 57; indirect, 131, 132; claim of “no taxation without representation,” 132

Tea Act, passage of, 146; opposition to, 146, 147, 149

Tenant-farming, favored by Fletcher, 97

Theatre, early, 115

“Times,” the, exposures of Tweed, 253

Tories, name assumed by court party, 125; numerous in New York, 134; rioting by, 149; persecution of, 150, 154; ferocity of struggle with Whigs, 153; weakening influence among colonists, 157; plotting among, 160; destruction of power, 177; see also LOYALISTS

Trading companies, 11, 13

Traveling, in early colonial days, 115

Treasurer, early powers of, 178

Trenton, battle of, 165

“Tri-Insula,” proposed independent commonwealth, 246

Trinity Church, rebuilt, 173; beauty of, 240

Tryon, Gov. William, 154

Tweed, William M., 253

Underhill, Capt. John, Indian fighter, 28, 40

Union, rise of the principle of 179

Union Club, 257

Union League Club, 257

University Club, 257

Ury, Rev. John, hung for complicity in negro plot, 122

Van Cortlandt, Stephanus, leader of aristocratic party in 1689, 74; chased from the city, 82

Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 217, 219

Van Rensselaer, patroon, 17

Van Rensselaer family, leaders in Provincial Congress, 155; supporters of Hamilton, 187; influence of, 200

Van Twiller, Wouter, succeeds Minuit, 19; character, 20; relations with Indians, 20; relations with English, 20; removal of, 22

Van Wyck, Abraham, 156, note.

Varick, Robert, mayoralty of, 196

Vassalage, system of, 17

Virginia, English settlements in, 3; influence over other colonies, 150

Virginians, take possession of Dutch forts on Delaware River, 21

Vox Populi placards, 140

Walker, William, filibuster, 219

Wallabout Bay, prison ships in, 170

Walloons, early colonists, 13, 14; early settlers of New Amsterdam, 34

Wall Street, origin of name, 37; swindling in, 252

Warehouses, first, 18

War of 1812, 209

Washington, D. C., 261

Washington, George, rebukes destroyers of monument, 142; passes through New York to Boston, 154; makes New York his head-quarters, 156; discordant materials for his work, 158; plot for abduction or murder of, 160; proposes to burn the city, 160; training his raw army, 160, 161; punishes outrages by his army, 161; rescues forces from Long Island, 162; courage of, 162, 163; evacuates New York, 162, 163; at rout at Kip’s Bay, 163; at Haarlem Heights, 164; retreat from New York, 165; retreats to New Jersey, 165; crosses the Delaware, 165; wins battle of Trenton, 165; difficulties of his position, 171; re-enters city, 171; influence of, 180; inaugurated President, 185; a Federalist, 188; appointments in New York, 188, 195; respect for memory of, 259

Water, early supply of, 205

Wealth, increase after Revolution, 173; growth of, 245

Webster, Noah, 190

“We Dare” placards, 140

Weehawken, N. J., Hamilton-Burr duel at, 199

“Weekly Journal,” the, established, 123, 124

West India Company, chartered, 11; real founders of the city, 12, 13; magnitude of its operations, 12, 13; appreciation of stock, of, 16; treatment of colony, 18; decline of interest in New Netherlands, 22; death of, 55

West Indies, early trade with, 90

Whale fisheries, early, 53

Whig party, the, 235

 

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