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Hickey, Thomas, hung for plot against Washington, 160

Holland, war with England, 51, 54

Horse-racing under Governor Lovelace, 53

Hospitals, 206, 257

Houses, of early settlers, 37, 38; at beginning of nineteenth century, 204; modern, 244

Howe, Lord, attacks the city, 161, 162; victories of, 165

Hudson, Hendrik, discovers Hudson River, 1, 6; returns to Holland, 8

Hundson Bay Company, 16

Hudson River, in hands of the Dutch, 3; early belief about, 6; scenery, 8; new settlements on, 25; operations of British fleet on, 161; steamboats on, 216

Huguenots, early settlers, 14, 34, 48, 49; religious liberty under English rule, 50; benefits conferred on, 66; element in population, 71, 110

Hungarian immigration, 256

Hunter, Robert, appointed governor, 106

Immigrants, a bad class of, 119

Immigration, encouragement of, 25; increase of, 205, 210, 215, 222 et seq.; change in character of, 256

Import duties, reserved to Duke of York, 66

Independence, but dimly seen at first, 136; the logical result of revolutionary measures, 156

India, search for new route to, 1, 6

Indian Ocean, trade with ports of, 91; piracy on, 94

Indians, fate of, 5; on shores of Hudson River, 6, 7; early strife with, 6; first taste of fire-water, 7; trade with, 10; sell Manhattan Island, 14; Minuit’s relations with, 16, 18; Van Twiller’s relations with, 20; massacre Dutch colonists on Delaware River, 21; sale of weapons to, forbidden, 24; war with, under Kieft’s administration, 26, 28; Stuyvesant’s relations with, 39; danger from, 46, 47; treatment by Governor Nicolls, 51; relations with Governor Lovelace, 53; end of slavery of, 61; Dongan’s relations with, 68; private acquisitions of land from, 97

Ingoldsby, Richard, lieutenant-governor, lands at New York, 86; skirmish with Leisler’s troops, 86

Inns, 25, 118

Irish, prominent element of population, 110; Protestantism of early settlers, 110; furnish large proportion of auxiliaries to British troops, 161, note; immigration, 224, 226; riots, 250, 251; decrease of immigration, 256

Irving, Washington, 208, 240

Italians, maritime enterprise of, 2; immigration, 256

Jail, the, 118

James II. (see also YORK, DUKE OF), acession of, 68; change of policy, 68; opposition to, 70; tyranny of, 76; hatred of his government, 76, 77; action in exile, 79

Java, value compared with New Netherlands, 4, 57

Jay, John, conservative principles of, 137; member of Committee of Fifty-one, 147; attitude in the Revolution, 151; leader in Provincial Congress, 155; leader of Federalist party, 181, 186; character, 181, 186; defender of Loyalists, 182; joint author of the “Federalist,” 183; opposition to, 187; appointed chief-justice, 187; treaty with England, 190; appointments of, 195.

Jealousy, class, 73; ill effects of, 129, 158; Washington’s troubles from State, 171

Jefferson, Thomas, tie-vote in Electoral College, 193; chosen President, 193; maxim as to patronage, 195; antagonism to Burr, 197

Jeffersonian Republicans, rise of, 186

Jews, religious community in eighteenth century, 109; prohibition of suffrage to, 112

Johnson family, leaders in court party, 136; rulers of Mohawak Valley, 136

Judges, election of, 214

Justices, first, 50

Kidd, Captain, fitted out as pirate-hunter, 101; turns pirate, 101; hung, 101; buried treasure of, 102

Kieft, William, succeeds Van Twiller, 22; character and Government, 19; Indian wars, 26; chooses council, 29; removed, 30

King, Rufus, made senator, 187

King’s College, under control of Church of England, 112; expulsion of president, 154, change of name, 173; see also COLUMBIA COLLEGE

Kip’s Bay, American forces routed at, 163, 164

Knickerbocker Club, 257

Know-Nothing party, 237

Labor, early colonial, 118, 122

Labor party, of 1830, 235

Labor riots, 234

La Montagne, Johannes, councillor with Kieft, 24, 27

Language, English, the official, 110; abandonment of Dutch, 111, 211; French, 211, and note; German 211, 224, 225

Launderer, a pedagogical, 20

Lawrence, Cornelius Van Wyck, elected mayor, 235

 

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