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Customs duties, refusal to pay, 62

Declaration of Independence, supported by best citizens, 156

Declaration of Rights by Stamp Act Congress, 138

Defenses, inferiority of, 156, 157

De Lancey, James, appointed chief-justice, 124; conduct in trial of Zenger, 124

De Lancey family, armorial bearings of, 115; leaders of court party, 125, 136, 142

Delaware River, Swedish possessions on, 3; Dutch colony on, 21; Swedish colony defeated by Stuyvesant, 40; extinction of Swedish Lutheran Church, on, 111

Demagogism, 179

Democracy, tendencies of Dutch settlers toward, 41; early limitations of, 88; rise against the oligarchy, 135; early opinions about, 176; absolute sway of, 200

Democratic party, rise of name, 186; control State and city, 193; merciless use of patronage, 197; support the French, 200; split in, 236; controlled by Tammany Hall, 237; power of, 245; corruption in, 252

De Peyster family, leaders in the court party, 136

Detroit, wrested from the French, 5

De Vries, patroon, 25, 27

Disorders, after fall of Andros, 73; after Bellomont’s death, 103

Doctors’ Mob, the, 174

Dominie, first house for the, 19

Dongan, Thomas, appointed governor, 64; policy and character, 64, 68; recalled, 69

Draft riots, 248, 250

Drake, Rodman, 240

Drinking habits, early colonial, 115

Duane, James, first mayor after Revolution, 178

Duels, 190

Dutch, settlements in America, 3, 4; defeated by Plymouth colonists, 21; characteristics of, 23, 24; massacre by Indians, 28; religious liberty under English rule, 47, 50; recapture of city by, 54

Dutch Church, rights guaranteed to, 87; extinction prevented, 111

Dutch rule, transition to English, 46; restoration of, 54; end of, 57.

East Indies, early trade with, 90

East River bridge, 257

Education, in early colonial times, 116; foundation of free-school system, 206

Election riots, 234

Elections, intimidation at, 97; disorderly aldermanic, 103; frauds at, 252

Electoral College, tie-vote for Jefferson and Burr, 193

Electric telegraph, development of, 216

Eleventh New York Volunteers, 249

Embargo, the 201

England, the cradle of seamen, 1; immigration from, 26, 256; seizes New Amsterdam, 43, 45; war with Holland, 51, 54; early trade with, 90; treatment of colonies compared with other nations, 126; how colonies might have been preserved, 132, 133

English, settlements in America, 3; early settlers, 14, 34; Minuit’s relations with, 18; Van Twiller’s relations with, 20; immigration of, 26, 256; early settlers belong to aristocratic party, 48; regain possession of New York, 57; see also BRITISH

English law, supremacy of, in New York, 5

English rule, transition from Dutch to, 46; overthrown by the Dutch, 54, 55; restored, 57

English-speaking race, marvelous spread of, 127

Episcopalian Church, the fashionable organization, 112; growth of, 256; see also CHURCH OF ENGLAND

Episcopalian churches, closed for fear of mobs, 154; reopened during British occupation, 168

Episcopalians, detestation of Leisler, 80; persecutions of Presbyterians by, 110, 112

Equality, necessity of, in the Federal Union, 133

Equal Rights Men, 236

Erie Canal, effect on city, 215

Evacuation, by Washington’s troops, 162; by British troops, 171

Evertsen, Adm. Cornelis, takes the city, 54; makes Colve director of the province, 55

Exchange, foundation of the, 53

Execution Dock, Captain Kidd hung at, 102

 

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