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Park Theatre, 203

Parties, political, 49, 61; effect of race on, 75

Passport system, 24

Paternal government, 24, 32, 33

Patriotism of Revolutionary party, 159; of Presbyterian settlers, 161, note.

Patronage, early system of, 178; Jefferson’s maxim as to, 195; merciless use of, 197

Patroon, title of, 16

Patroons, troubles with, 17; privileges of, 25; turned into manorial lords, 50; Stuyvesant’s struggles with, 41

Penn, William, advice to James II., 64

Philadelphia, compared with New York in 1710, 108; sentiment about Tea Act, 146; meeting of Congress at, 185

Phillipse family, leaders in court party, 74, 136

Pinkster, observance of, 116

Piracy, premium on, 98

Pirates, 91, 92; success and numbers of, 92, 93; engaged in slave trade, 93; efforts toward abolition of, 96; Bellomont’s crusade against, 101; career of Captain Kidd, 101

Players’ Club, 260

Plots, rumors of Catholic, 77; negro, 120; for abduction or murder of Washington, 160

Plundering, by Continental Army, 161

Plymouth settlers, enter the Connecticut Valley, 21

Police board, 239

Police riots, 239

Polish immigration, 256

Political corruption, 251, 252, 263

Poor-house, 118

Poor-laws, 107

Popular government, fore-shadowing of, 29

Popular party, in 1689, 73; constitution of, 74, 136; in control of the city, 78; downfall of, 86; opposed by Fletcher, 97; corruption of, 104; hated by Cornbury, 104; newspaper of the, 123; known as Whigs, 125; great families in, 136; shrink from independence, 149; excesses by, 151

Popular rights, struggle for, 88

Population, increase of, 18; character of early, 34, 35, 47, 48; at time of second establishment of English rule, 59; fusion of races, 72, 108, 227; in 1710, 108; at outbreak of Revolution, 108; diversity of, 108; line drawn between Provincial and Old World people, 114; Presbyterians, Dutch, and Huguenots, 136; increase after Revolution, 173; at beginning of nineteenth century, 202; condition at close of war of 1812, 210, 211; in 1820, 213; increase of, 215; in 1860, 245; proportion of foreign element in, 256; Americanization of, 256

Portugal, early explorations of, 2

“Potiphar Papers,” 241

Poverty, dangers of, 222

Presbyterians, opposed to aristocracy and episcopacy, 49; persecuted by Cornbury, 104, 105; immigration of, 107; strength in eighteenth century, 110

Press, liberty of, 124

Press-gangs, 139

Princeton College, 116

Prison-ships, horrors of, 170

Privateering, popular and profitable, 91, 92, 93, 210

Privateers, depredations on commerce, 54, 90; capture of French ships by, 84; riots of crews, 92; fitted out in British interests, 166

Protestants, liberty of conscience granted to, 87

Provincial Assembly, demanded and granted, 63; issue of writs for, 65

Public buildings, 19, 257

Public lands, apportionment of, by Fletcher, 97

Puritans hostility to Dutch, 21; insubordination on Long Island, 53; troubles with Colve, 56; hostility of Andros to, 61

Putnam, Gen. Israel, 164

Quakers, refuge for, 26; persecution by Stuyvesant, 42; in the eighteenth century, 109

Queen Anne, appoints Lord Cornbury governor, 104; resemblance of Lord Cornbury to, 104

Race, effect on parties, 75

Race prejudice, early, 49

Races, mixture of, 14

 

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