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Clinton family leaders of Democracy, 191; distrust of Burr, 191; apportionment of patronage among, 197; opposition to Burr, 197

Clipper ships, 220

Clubs, 52, 257

Coast trade, 90

Cod-fisheries, 53

Coffee-houses, 118

Colden, Gov. Cadwallader, attempts to enforce Stamp Act, 139; hung in effigy, 140; burned in effigy, 140; yields custody of stamps to municipal authorities, 141

Colonial families, descent of prominent, 87, note

Colonialism, spirit of, 241

Colonial system, vice of, 15, 126

Colonies, Congress of, 83; English restrictions on trade of, 98; Tory and neutral element in, 150

Colonists, first, 13; love of liberty among English, 127; home tie of, a drawback, 133; feeling of, on their reputed inferiority, 152

Colonization, European theory of, 127; change in that theory, 131

Columbia College (see also KING’S COLLEGE), name of King’s College changed to, 173; development into a university, 260

Columbia Gardens, 204

Colve, Capt. Anthony, receives surrender of city, 55; character, 56; troubles with Long Island Puritans, 56; establishes military law, 57; imposes heavy taxes, 57; succeeded by Sir Edmund Andros, 58

Commerce, influence of, 9; blow to, by war between Holland and England, 54; early, 90; restrictions on, 98; increase of, 175, 245

Commercial honor, low tone of, 180

Committee of Fifty-one, 147, 148

Committee of Mechanics, 147

Committee of Safety, 82

Committee of Sixty, 148

Committee of Vigilance, 147

Common the, 116; Stamp Act rioting on, 140

Common Council, disloyalty of, 246

Connecticut, joins expedition against Canada, 83

Connecticut River, Van Twiller’s fort on, 21

Connecticut Valley, English take possession of, 21, 26

Constables, election of, 178

Constitution of New York, abolishes religious disabilities, 174; character of framers, 176; adoption of a new, 210, 213

Constitution of United States, adoption of, 180; position of Hamilton in regard to, 183; procession in honor of, 184, 185; centennial celebration of adoption of, 259

Continental Army, motley character of, 156

Continental Congress, first idea of holding, 147; the first and second, 149

Convicts, early importations of, 118, 119

Cooper, James Fenimore, 240

Cooper, Peter, 258

Cooper Union, 258

Cornbury, Lord Edward H., appointed governor, 104; character, 105; misappropriates public funds, 105; removal of, 105

Corruption, political, 251, 263

Cosby, Gov. William, character, 123; libeled by Zenger, 124

Costume, of early Dutch settlers, 39; in colonial period, 95; at beginning of nineteenth century, 203

Council of Appointment, 175, 176; power of, 196; abolition of, 213

Council of Twelve, Kieft’s, 29

Court house, frauds in construction of, 233

Court party, known as Tories, 125; Episcopalians and Dutch in, 136; great families the leaders in, 136; revival of, 142

Criminal classes, large proportion of, among early settlers, 35

Croton aqueduct, 240

Crow’s Nest, 8

Curtis, George W., author of “Potiphar Paper,” 241

 

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