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Events

  • 17 June: Joris Jansen de Rapalje buys land near Wallabout Bay.
  • Wouter Van Twiller buys both Governer's and Roosevelt Islands (the latter currently called Hog Island).
  • Michael Pauw sells Staten Island to the Dutch West India Company.
1636 17th century
1630s
1638
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