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Legislative council, the first, 36

Legislature, loyalty to George III., 150; control city government, 178, 179

Leisler, Jacob, leader of popular party in 1689, 75; character, 75, 80; quarrel with collector of the port, 76; overcomes lieutenant-governor and city council, 78; short-sighted policy of, 80, 82; opposition to, Episcopalians and Puritans, 81; disobeys royal proclamation, 82; nominated as commander-in-chief, 82; rule assumes the title of lieutenant-governor, 82; rule not recognized by Albany, 83; quarrel with New England allies, 84; treatment of Long Islanders, 84; deserted by his supporters, 85; refuses to recognize Lt.-Gov. Ingoldsby, 85; arrested and hung, 86; disinterred and honored, 100

Leislerian party, put down, 104; influence of, 105

Lewis Morgan, 191; elected governor, 198; defeat of, 199

Libel law, obsolete theory of, 124

Liberties and privileges, charter of, 66; granted by Dongan, 67

Liberty, struggle for, 179

Liberty pole, erection of, 143; riot over, 144, 145

Libraries, the New York Society, 174; the Astor, 218

Literature, societies, 207, 208

Literature, early colonial, 117; rise of, 208; the birthplace of American, 240; growth of, 260

Livingston, Edward, appointed mayor and U. S. district attorney, 196

Livingston, Robert R., feelings toward Hamilton, 188

Livingston, Robert, partner with Captain Kidd, 101

Livingston family, descent of, 87, note; armorial bearings of, 115; leaders in, the popular party, 125, 136, 142; prominent members of, 155, note; 156, note; supporters of Hamilton, 187; indorse Burr, 189; distrust of Burr, 191; apportionment of patronage among, 196; opposition to Burr, 197; decline of power, 200; power of, 202

Local boards, 239

Loco-foco party, 236

Long Island, English take possession of eastern half of, 26; revolt against Stuyvesant on, 40; Puritans refuse to be taxed, 53; horse-racing on, 53; troubles between Puritans and Colve, 56; Leisler’s operations in, 84; Tory majority in, 158; landing of British troops on, 161; supply of provisions from, 205

Long Island Sound, first ship on, 9; new settlements on, 25; passage forced by British fleet, 164, 165; steamboats on, 216

Lovelace, Gov. Francis, successor to Nicolls, 52; character, 52; troubles with Long Island Puritans, 53; supported by Dutch and English, 53; relations with Indians, 53; establishes mail to Boston and Hartford, 54

Loyalists, devotion of, 151; plundered, 153; their newspaper office wrecked, 154; flight of, 160; in population surrounding the city, 166; deported on evacuation, 172; Hamilton and Jay as defenders of, 182; restored to legal equality with other citizens, 182; see also TORIES

Loyalty, lack of, in early Dutch settlers, 16; of citizens at outbreak of civil war, 247

Ludlow family, prominent members of, 155, and note.

Lutherans, Church, growth of, 256

Lutherans, persecution by Stuyvesant, 42; religious liberty under English rule, 50

Lu¨tzen, battle of, 4

Madagascar, pirate station at, 94

Madison, James, joint author of the “Federalist,” 183

Magazines, 260

Magyar immigration, 256

Maiden Lane, origin of name,37

Mall, the, 113

Manhattan, discovery of, 1, 6; value compared with Java, 4; Dutch post on, 9; early civilized life on, 10; sold to the Dutch, 14

Manufacture, right to, 25

Markets, 205

Massachusetts, effects of rebellion in, 180

Mayor, first, 50; office abolished, 55; appointed by governor, 67; first elective, 83; appointment of James Duane, 178

Mayoralty, colonial system of appointment, 178; change in manner of election to, 214; first election by universal suffrage, 235

Mayors, various nationalities of, 107

Meeting, first popular, 29

Mercenary troops, New England, 28; employment of Hessians, and hatred for, 159

Merchants, early colonial, 117

Methodist Church, strength before the Revolution and at present day, 109; increase in, 174

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 260

Metropolitan Opera House, 260

Milborne, Jacob, leader of popular party in 1689, 75; hung, 86; disinterred, 100

Military law, established by Colve, 57

Militia, rising against Gov. Nicholson, 77, 78

 

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